Promising early results for Facial Eczema lab test
Initial results from a pilot study investigating the potential for a laboratory test to determine Facial Eczema tolerance are positive, paving the way for more detailed investigation.
Low interest rates contribute to fall in on-farm inflation
While sheep and beef farm input prices decreased by 1.1 percent in the year to March 2021, when interest rates were excluded, input prices actually increased by 1.6 percent.
New industry director for Beef + Lamb New Zealand
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has appointed Alex Guilleux as the new industry director on its Board.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand launches Employment Hub
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) officially launched its new online ‘Employment Hub’, a one-stop shop for farm owners and managers to assist them as employers.
Time for EU and UK to step up
The UK and the EU must come to the table with credible offers that match their ambitious talk of being leaders in global trade, says New Zealand’s red meat sector.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand backs Climate Change Commission’s strengthened advice to reduce reliance on carbon farming
The Climate Change Commission’s advice that New Zealand must cut gross carbon dioxide emissions is encouraging, but still far too many exotic trees are forecast to be planted on productive farmland, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand sees growing US appetite for grass-fed and sustainably raised meat
The latest insights from Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) reported strong growth and increased demand for its grass-fed, pasture-raised beef and lamb in the US.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand calls on the Government to clarify its intent around the biodiversity rules
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is calling on the Government to clarify its biodiversity plans and continue working with industry bodies such as B+LNZ and Federated Farmers to fix the original proposals.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics appoints renowned livestock scientist
Well-known livestock scientist Dr Jason Archer has been appointed to the role of Genetics Specialist – Livestock with Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics.
New Zealand Meat Board to provide up to $1 million to Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics
The New Zealand Meat Board (NZMB) is to provide up to $1 million from its investment income to help fund B+LNZ Genetics’ activities.
New value proposition and National Standard for wool
A new NZ National Standard for Wool has been established under the New Zealand Farm Assurance Programme (NZFAP) with 15 new wool companies signing up to the programme.
B+LNZ renews calls for changes to stock exclusion regulations
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has renewed calls for changes to the stock exclusion regulations introduced in August 2020, specifically the low-slope map, saying the Government’s recent willingness to consider practical alternatives on winter grazing provides hope more workable options can be applied to managing stock around waterways.