Beef + Lamb New Zealand unveils new report on shaping the future of the red meat sector
Exporting New Zealand’s food culture to the world, maximising the value from co-products, and increasing the design of marketing for algorithms are among seven recommendations in a new report designed to strengthen New Zealand’s red meat sector.
Keeping safe on farm during summer
Summer means heavy workloads on farms, from weaning lambs and calves to hay and silage making.
Supporting farmers with Mycoplasma bovis compensation claims
The DairyNZ, Beef + Lamb New Zealand Lamb Compensation Assistance Team (DBCAT) was set up in September 2018 to facilitate M. bovis claims on behalf of affected farmers.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand calls for changes to freshwater proposals
B+LNZ is urging the Government to make changes to its freshwater proposals with an independent analysis revealing the costs of the reforms have been significantly under-estimated.
RMPP Action Network
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is a partner in the Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Primary Growth Partnership programme, which concludes in September 2020.
Sheep farmers now able to breed “low methane” sheep
In a world first, New Zealand sheep farmers now have the ability to breed animals that emit less methane.
B+LNZ looks forward to working with Government on biodiversity NPS
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is looking forward to working constructively with the Government and communities on the proposed National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity (NPSIB) and welcomes the extended consultation period which runs through to 14 March 2020.
Using genetics to enhance farm resilience
A new season of ram sales is upon us which provides an opportunity to re-evaluate our breeding objectives. A huge amount of work has been done over the decades by ram breeders up and down the country to produce genetic lines with all manner of attributes, from fibre diameter and growth rate to disease resilience and parasite resistance.
Complexities highlighted at Future Farm Open day
B+LNZ’s Future Farm is aimed at demonstrating, to farmers and others, how new technologies and systems impact performance, while maintaining the highest production standards within a leading environmental footprint.
B+LNZ invites director nominations and remits for Annual Meeting
Today nominations have opened for two Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) director roles and one role on B+LNZ’s Directors Independent Remuneration Committee (DIRC), and the call has gone out for farmer remits for the 2020 Annual Meeting.
Return of Red Meat Profit Partnership workshops
Back by popular demand, the Red Meat Profit Partnership is repeating two workshops for sheep and beef farmers next year – Farm Business Transition and Succession, and Aspiring to Farm Business Management and Ownership.