AgriKidsNZ competition kicks off
Hundreds of children across the country learn about agriculture in the New Zealand Young Farmers AgriKidsNZ competition supported by Beef + Lamb New Zealand with the first few competitions held in Otago/Southland and Tasman.
Agricultural scholar keen to make a difference
B+LNZ scholar Sam Pike reflects on his internship experience and how it opened his eyes to the variety of career opportunities available within the agricultural industry.
Valuing our role models
Andrew Morrision reflects on the importance of role models and encourages young farmers to align themselves with inspiring individuals.
Smedley takes science to the land
Smedley Station is the first step for many young cadets in farming. Since March 2016, the 5054ha Hawke’s Bay training farm has also been making the first steps in on-farm progeny testing of sheep.
What does the future hold for our children?
B+LNZ Director Kirsten Bryant reflects on the varied career pathways available to today's young people - whether they plan to stay on the farm or work elsewhere in the industry.
Getting lamb on the menu
Promoting the consumption of lamb in the USA would have a profound effect on the global lamb market, says B+LNZ farmer director Phil Smith, who recently mentored the Tri-Lamb Young Leaders group.
Sheep producers from the Tri-Lamb Group meet in NZ to discuss common interests
Young sheep industry leaders from New Zealand, Australia and the United States are getting together in New Zealand this week to discuss common interests and look at the New Zealand sheep industry first-hand.
Two young guns to represent NZ sheep industry
Tumoana Harrison-Boyd and Kurt Portas have been selected by B+LNZ to represent the New Zealand sheep industry at this year's Tri-Lamb Young Leaders' Forum.