Tools and resources
Good farm business planning is critical in helping sheep and beef farmers increase productivity and profitability.
Information drives farm profitability
When it comes to improving your farm business profitability, the more information you have, the better.
The Red Meat Profit Partnership, of which Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is a partner, has developed an online business planning tool - BizPlan.
New resource launched to help measure farm business performance
A new resource designed to help farmers measure their farm business performance has been launched by the Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP).
A chemical reaction
If clover is gold then the application of agrichemicals to poor-quality hill country pastures could be considered alchemy.
International Beef Alliance highlights similarities and differences
A 33,000ha Paraguayan beef operation is far removed from New Zealand’s more modestly proportioned beef farms but farmers in both countries face similar internal and external challenges.
Tapping into like-minded farmer support
For farmers Angus and Peter McCraith, Northland’s Extension 350 programme is providing invaluable contact with like-minded farmers.
Updated Sheep5K represents a step change for sector
International collaboration is behind New Zealand’s latest leap in maternal sheep breeding technology.
New Season Outlook
The new season outlook for 2017-2018 has been released, with information on economic conditions, exports, climatic conditions, and regional farm revenues, expenditure and profits.
Buying rams soon?
Ask for their standard index figure: one number that’s comparable across all rams, regardless of breed. The higher the number, the better the ram.
Choosing rams just got a lot easier
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics is rolling out the ultimate ram selection tool for commercial farmers.