B+LNZ appoints Ron Pellow to critical farm planning role
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has appointed well-known agribusiness professional Ron Pellow to its Leader Farm Planning role, reflecting the importance of farm planning to the organisation and the red meat sector.
Farmers encouraged to Meat the Need this Christmas
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is encouraging farmers to donate to the Meat the Need initiative, particularly at this time of year when many families are facing hardship.
B+LNZ launches Sheep Genetics Module
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has released a new Sheep Genetics Learning Module at a time of year when sheep farmers are buying rams and thinking about selecting ewe replacements.
B+LNZ’s Feed Planning services extended
NIWA’s prediction of a La Nina weather pattern has been the driver behind the Government’s extension of funding for feed planning and coordination services for farmers.
Red Meat Sector Strategy 2020
New Zealand’s red meat sector has launched a new strategy designed to identify and unlock market opportunities and improve the sector’s sustainability, productivity and prosperity.
Open your farm gates to urban Kiwis this February
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is encouraging farmers to take part in the nationwide Open Farms initiative on February 21, 2021 by hosting urban Kiwis and telling your farming story, your way.
Report released on role of red meat
Our partners at B+LNZ Inc have released a significant report on the role of red meat in healthy and sustainable New Zealand diets. We contributed to this report, along with a number of academics and nutrition professionals, and the information in it forms the foundation of telling our sector story.
Government’s climate change emergency declaration: Government must shift its attention from offsetting emissions to reducing emissions from fossil fuel use
With the New Zealand Government declaring a climate change emergency, B+LNZ has renewed its call for the Government to put in place tangible measures that will lead to real reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel use and limit the amount of pollution that can be offset through carbon farming.
Teachers learn about food and fibre careers firsthand
In the last few weeks, teachers across seven regions in New Zealand have been learning about careers in the food and fibre sectors as part of GrowingNZ’s annual Teachers’ Day Out.
Further improvements to how B+LNZ manages events
We’re constantly working to make things better at Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) events and for our event attendees.
Update on B+LNZ work on environmental rules
B+LNZ is committed to keeping farmers updated on the issues that are important to them. The following email about new environmental rules was sent to farmers on 25 November 2020 and further updates will be provided when available.