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).
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.
Native Forests report an important contribution to progressing environmental outcomes
B+LNZ has welcomed the release of 'Native Forests: Resetting the balance', a report by the Aotearoa Circle that sets out how native planting could be incentivised and accelerated to improve New Zealand’s biodiversity and in turn improve climate change outcomes.
B+LNZ Genetics launches revolutionary tool
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics today pressed “live” on nProve – a new tool that makes it easier for New Zealand farmers to find the best rams for their farming operation.
Research into market potential of regenerative agriculture gets a boost
Research announced by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) earlier this year into the global market potential of regenerative agriculture has received a $390,000 funding boost from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
The value of long-acting drench treatments again under the spotlight
The outcomes of a Beef + Lamb New Zealand co-funded study has cast even more doubt on the economic value of drenching ewes with long-acting products.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand responds to essential freshwater rules
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) says the finalised essential freshwater policy and standards released today appear generally consistent with what was announced in May – but there are still complexities to work through.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand welcomes primary sector jobs campaign
The launch of a new campaign to attract people to the food and fibre sector jobs has been welcomed by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).
Farmer workshop for staying positive under pressure
Launching this August, 'Know your Mindset. Grow your Influence' is an online workshop supporting farmers to respond to uncertainty and change with meaningful action that bolsters wellbeing and self-value.
Innovative soil research project underway in Otago
The Soil Your Undies Otago research project has kicked off, asking participants to ‘soil’ undies.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand welcomes plans to revitalise wool sector
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes the release of a new report aimed at making the strong wool sector more sustainable and profitable.