Intensive Winter Grazing 2021 rules clarified
B+LNZ is working with central Government and regional councils to find practical solutions to several aspects of the recently released Essential Freshwater regulations, particularly those relating to winter grazing.
General Election 2020: Primary sector snapshot
We know that government policy is weighing on farmers’ minds at present.
The following provides information on preparing for and responding to snow weather bombs, including factsheets and links to websites and organisations that can provide you with support.
B+LNZ rolls out refreshed Farming Excellence Strategy
Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s recently refreshed Farm Excellence Strategy will be used to inform the design of the organisation’s Farming Excellence tools, resources and programmes.
Sheep and beef farmer confidence lowest in more than three years
Sheep and beef farmer confidence dropped to the lowest recorded level since August 2017, according to a survey by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).
B+LNZ and OSPRI to improve sheep traceability with electronic ASDs
Introductions of pests and diseases onto farms can be devastating for businesses and rural communities.
New Zealand’s sheep flock decreases due to drought
The total number of sheep in New Zealand decreased 2.3 percent over the past year to 26.21 million, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ)’s annual stock number survey.
B+LNZ’s Global Trade Update recap
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) hosted a Global Trade Update with guest speaker Vangelis Vitalis, one of New Zealand’s top trade negotiators giving farmers insights into the global trade policy situation from a red meat perspective.
Spring management to increase sub clover content
Dryland farmers looking to increase the subterranean clover content in their pastures should be thinking about shutting up paddocks within the next couple of weeks to allow seed-set.
B+LNZ encourages awareness of rural mental health issues
Mental Health Awareness Week gives rural communities an opportunity to talk about an issue that is of particular concern to farmers and those living and working in the rural sector
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.