Extreme Dry management
B+LNZ has updated its Extreme Dry Management toolkit, as the dry weather continues to worry farmers in many regions across the country.
Get involved in an Action Group
Sheep and beef farmers are being encouraged to set up or join Action Groups to put their ideas into action, make positive changes on farm and improve their productivity and profitability.
Caution required when flushing ewes on lucerne
Farmers considering using lucerne as a flushing feed going into ewe mating should be cautious, particularly if the weather has been wet and warm.
Catchment members upskill at B+LNZ’s Catchment Facilitator Training Workshop
In March, 18 people gathered in Hamilton to undertake Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Catchment Facilitator Training Workshop as part of B+LNZ’s Catchment Community Programme.
Red meat sector’s resilience highlighted in B+LNZ’s latest update
Following a challenging year with COVID-19 disruptions and drought, Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Mid-Season Update 2020–21 highlights the resilience and adaptability of New Zealand’s red meat sector as solid market fundamentals continue to support global demand.
Red meat producers win farming’s supreme environmental award
Hawke’s Bay sheep, beef and deer farmers Evan and Linda Potter are the new National Ambassadors for Sustainable Farming and Growing and recipients of the prestigious Gordon Stephenson Trophy.
Managing feed in extremely dry conditions
Last year, Beef + lamb New Zealand asked Waikato-based AgFirst consultant Bob Thomson to share his advice on putting together a feed plan when feed resources are tight. He also provided some practical tips for managing feed in drought conditions.
Website launched to ensure Kiwis get the facts about red meat
New Zealand’s red meat sector is making it easier for Kiwis to find the facts about the production and consumption of beef and lamb.
Climate change consultation resources available
On this page you can find the resources we developed about the Climate Change Commission’s draft advice to Government, including a recording of our webinar and factsheet. You can also read the submission we lodged on behalf of sheep and beef farmers.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand lodges Climate Change Commission submission
Beef + Lamb New Zealand broadly supports the thrust of the Climate Change Commission’s draft advice to the Government but is concerned at the high levels of carbon offsetting and significant methane emissions reductions proposed.
A successful second national Open Farms Day
An estimated 2,500 Kiwis visited 37 farms last week as part of the nationwide Open Farms Day to get a slice of New Zealand’s farming life.