The summer months see high numbers of accidents on New Zealand farms and B+LNZ is urging farmers to make health and safety a priority.
Facial Eczema spore counts unseasonably high
Facial Eczema spore counts in some regions are particularly high for this time of year and Beef + Lamb New Zealand is urging farmers to be vigilant.
Learning from each other at B+LNZ’s Catchment Community Workshops
Recently, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) held three catchment community workshops in the Gisborne/Wairoa region where attendees learned about Catchment Community Groups.
The Open Farms hosting experience with Kate Broadbent (Nikau Coopworth)
We talk to Kate Broadbent who owns and manages Nikau Coopworth about her experience of hosting an Open Farms day last year and why she’s hosting again this February.
The following provides information for preparing for and responding to floods, including fact-sheets, and links to websites and organisations that can help provide you with support.
The year in review with Sam and Andrew
B+LNZ CEO Sam McIvor and Chairman Andrew Morrison take a look back at 2020 and wish everyone a safe and happy festive season.
Mycoplasma bovis Programme: Eradication going to plan, but there’s still work to do
Significant progress has been made in driving down the numbers of farms affected by Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis). We’re on track to achieve eradication, but there’s still more work to do.
NZFAP Plus update
A new voluntary sustainability and continuous improvement standard developed by the Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) has been piloted by sheep and beef farmers.
Brexit update for farmers
The United Kingdom (UK) will formally depart the European Union (EU) customs union and Single Market on 31 December of this year.
Deferred Grazing Handbook released
The results of a Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) project quantifying the many benefits of deferred grazing have been summarised in an easy-to-use handbook which is now available to farmers.
Initial Hill Country Futures interview findings
As part of the first phase of the Hill Country Futures programme, 298 people have been talked to in 170 interviews and six focus group discussions between July 2019 and March 2020.