Essential Freshwater Consultation
Key information about the Ministry for the Environment’s consultation on its essential freshwater reforms.
Maximising pre-weaning lamb growth rates
Strong lamb prices are an added incentive for farmers to maximise their pre-weaning growth rates this season.
Judging underway in Beef + Lamb New Zealand Awards
Entries are in for the inaugural Beef + Lamb New Zealand Awards and the organisation is delighted with both the number and calibre of the nominations received.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for farmers
Our main priority is keeping farmers, food producers and staff healthy and safe. We're closely monitoring Government advice regarding the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
B+LNZ looks forward to Māori Language Week
Next week, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) will join Aotearoa in celebrating te reo Māori Language week to honour Māori’s significant and growing contribution to New Zealand’s red meat sector.
New Zealand beef genetics to receive $16.7m injection
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) are partnering with the Government in a new $16.7 million beef genetics programme, with the potential to boost the sector’s profits by $460 million over the next 25 years.
Made with Care campaign reaches millions
The Made with Care campaign by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is bringing awareness, preference, and demand for New Zealand food and beverage products around the globe.
Careful paddock selection first step in winter forage crop programme
Wintering practices have changed on Robert Young’s Southland farm over the past 10 years.
GWP* a key focus of climate change submission
B+LNZ, along with Federated Farmers and DairyNZ, are pushing strongly for New Zealand’s negotiating mandate for upcoming climate change negotiations to focus on warming and to promote the use of more appropriate metrics such as GWP*.
Tail docking: reminder about new regulations on minimum length
With docking – or tailing – about to get underway in many areas, Beef + Lamb New Zealand is issuing another reminder about the new tail length requirements.
B+LNZ remains unconvinced by revised low-slope map
The Government’s new proposed low-slope map for stock exclusion is better than the original, however the map still won’t practically work on the ground, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).