Important Mycoplasma bovis update for farmers: National Beef Survey
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is working alongside DairyNZ and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) as part of the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme.
Facial Eczema – a perennial scourge
Warm summer temperatures bring with them the heightened risk of the production-limiting disease Facial Eczema.
Chairman and CEO's end of year note
B+LNZ's Chairman Andrew Morrison and CEO Sam McIvor reflect on what's been a busy year in the rural sector and look to the challenges and opportunities ahead of us in 2020.
Update on B+LNZ’s support for farmer-led catchment community groups
Beef and Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) encourages and supports farmers to work together at a significant scale through our Catchment Community Group (CCG) programme. This is a key component of our Environmental Strategy to delivering our vision of profitable farmers, thriving farming communities, valued by all New Zealanders.
Update on Brexit
Following the UK elections on 12 December, here is an update on Brexit, what the next steps are likely to be and their implications for you.
An update on the Mycoplasma bovis Programme
M. bovis is one of the greatest biosecurity challenges we have faced in New Zealand and 2019 has been a challenging year for the eradication effort, especially for our farmers who have been affected.
Best practice required for summer forage crops
Farmers feeding summer forage crops need to be mindful of best management practices to ensure soil and nutrients stay within the paddock and don’t end up in waterways.
The Government has passed changes to the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act and these will have important implications for farmers.
B+LNZ celebrates successful first year of Taste Pure Nature
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) celebrates a successful year of launching its Taste Pure Nature origin brand in California, and is shortly launching in China.
Sheep and beef farmers encouraged to open gates for Open Farms
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is encouraging farmers to open their gates and support the newly launched Open Farms movement, which aims to reconnect rural and urban New Zealanders through a nationwide Open Farm Day on Sunday 1 March 2020.
Extreme weather resources aid decision-making
Wild weather that caused severe flooding in some parts of the country has desiccated pastures in others.