National’s farm regulations announcement a ‘significant step in the right direction’
National’s first tranche of announcements today on changes to farm regulations is a significant step in the right direction, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) CEO Sam McIvor.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand responds to farmer concerns about emissions pricing
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is calling for the staged implementation of an agricultural emissions framework, starting with the establishment of a robust emissions measuring and reporting system, with a price on emissions not introduced until outstanding issues are resolved.
New B+LNZ director elections in Eastern North Island following cyclone-related postponement
Farmers in Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Eastern North Island (ENI) electorate will now be able to vote in new elections for their farmer director representative.
B+LNZ releases 2023 annual meeting remit results
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has released the results of voting on nine remits undertaken by levy payers as part of the just-concluded annual meeting process.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand elects new Chair
Northern South Island farmer director Kate Acland has been appointed Chair of the Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Board.
Discussion at 2023 B+LNZ annual meeting robust and wide-ranging
More than 100 people gathered at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand 2023 annual meeting, held in New Plymouth today.
Southern South Island director election result
Southland sheep and beef farmer Geoffrey Young has been elected to the Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Board.
High inflation and reduced livestock prices could see farm profits fall more than 30%
While the outlook for global sheepmeat and beef trade is improving, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) expects farmer profitability to fall sharply due to reduced livestock prices and continued high inflation.
Kiwis urged to support New Zealand’s sheep and beef farmers in new campaign
Kiwis are being urged to back New Zealand sheep and beef farmers as part of a new campaign designed to raise awareness about crippling Government policies.
Road repairs and slash damage among farmers’ main concerns
The Government must urgently commit to road repairs in isolated Hawke’s Bay and Tairawhiti farming communities, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) chief executive Sam McIvor.
Meat processing sector steps up to support cyclone-impacted rural communities
The red meat processing sector is working hard to support cyclone-affected farmers by ensuring plants return to operation as soon as possible and providing assistance to rural communities.