Beef + Lamb New Zealand pushing for urgent policy changes
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has been promoting the red meat sector’s manifesto ahead of this year’s General Election.
Meet the 2023 B+LNZ director election candidates
Candidate profiles for Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) director elections in the Eastern North Island and Southern South Island are now available.
International GHG communicator coming to NZ
Internationally renowned greenhouse gas science communicator Dr Frank Mitloehner will be visiting New Zealand next month on a trip funded by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).
Extreme weather creates testing time for farmers
Extreme weather is affecting farmers at both ends of the country and while they are very different weather events, they both require farmers to make timely decisions.
Check ewes’ udders post-weaning
Checking ewes’ udders four to six weeks after weaning will help identify ewes with udder problems that could lead to reduced lamb survival and growth rates.
Farmers encouraged to host a 2023 Open Farms Day
B+LNZ is encouraging farmers to get involved with the national Open Farm Day, held Sunday 12 March 2023, which connects urban and rural New Zealanders.
Resource Management Act reforms
B+LNZ is representing sheep and beef farmers’ interests in the Resource Management Act (RMA) reforms process.
New Zealand’s red meat sector launches manifesto ahead of general election
New Zealand’s red meat sector has launched a comprehensive package of proposed policy changes, ahead of the general election, aimed at growing export revenues and increasing jobs.
Pastoral Greenhouse Gas Research Consortium: supporting farmers to reduce GHG emissions
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has been a partner in the Pastoral Greenhouse Gas Research Consortium (PGgRc), alongside AgResearch, DairyNZ, DEEResearch, the Fertiliser Manufacturers' Research Association, Fonterra, PGG Wrightson Ltd and Pamu/Landcorp.
Sheep farmers urged to plan following likely unavailability of drench capsules
Farmers who traditionally rely on Bionic Plus capsules to manage internal parasites in ewes over lambing need to start planning to farm without this product in 2023.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand launches Facial Eczema alerts
A free text message service has been launched to alert farmers to changes in Facial Eczema spore counts within their region.
Emissions pricing report shows progress, but still work to be done
Beef + Lamb New Zealand says the Section 215 agricultural emissions pricing report and accompanying commentary released by the Government today is a step forward, but there is still significant work to be done on critical details before sheep and beef farmers can feel confident in the final agricultural emissions pricing system.