B+LNZ supports proposed changes to NAIT
Proposed changes to the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) Act announced by Minister for Biosecurity Damien O’Connor are sensible says Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the organisation is looking forward to working with the Minister and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) on progressing the changes and improving NAIT.
Environment Aotearoa reinforces importance of B+LNZ Environment Strategy and Implementation Plan
The release of the Environment Aotearoa 2019 report reinforces the importance of Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Environment Strategy and Implementation plan, with sheep and beef farmers already taking ownership and action of their environmental impacts.
Taste Pure Nature origin brand launches in California
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has started the pilot rollout of its Taste Pure Nature country of origin brand campaign in California with early results very encouraging.
Parliamentary Commissioner shows the way on climate change
The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s comprehensive report “Farms, Forests and Fossil Fuels” shows the clear way forward for New Zealand on climate change.
B+LNZ Annual Meeting highlights sector’s focus on environment and exports
Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Annual Meeting in Timaru on 21 March has focused on how the conversation on food has changed, with consumers thinking more about the provenance of their food and how the country’s sheep and beef sector is using that to build a premium for New Zealand beef and lamb.
New faces join Beef + Lamb New Zealand Board
Beef + Lamb New Zealand welcomes new faces to its Board of Directors with the election of two new Farmer Directors, an appointment of a new Processor-Exporter Director, and a new Associate Director.
You’re invited to B+LNZ’s Annual Meeting
Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Annual Meeting will be held in Timaru on Thursday 21 March 2019, with registrations now open for both the meeting itself as well as an exciting full day of events surrounding the Annual Meeting to update farmers on key industry initiatives and issues.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand encouraged by progress on M.bovis eradication
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is pleased that the latest Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) Technical Advisory Group (TAG) report confirms that the phased eradication response is on track.
B+LNZ’s thoughts with rural communities in Nelson and north-western Queensland
Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Chairman Andrew Morrison says the thoughts of New Zealand’s sheep and beef farmers are with rural communities in both Nelson - who have been impacted by the Pigeon Valley fire - and those in north-western Queensland following the recent heavy flooding there.
Voting opens in B+LNZ director elections, Annual Report 2018 released
Voting is now open in Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) two director elections for its Western North Island and Central South Island districts as well as for two resolutions to be presented at the Annual Meeting.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s thoughts with John Wilson’s family
With the recent passing of former Fonterra Chairman John Wilson, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) extends their condolences to Mr Wilson’s family and friends.