B+LNZ working to support cyclone-affected farmers
It’s been more than five weeks since Cyclones Hale and Gabrielle wreaked havoc in the North Island, but farmers and rural communities are still in desperate need of resources and support, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Māori Agribusiness Advisor Pania King.
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.
Deadline approaching for winter grazing resource consents
Farmers intensively grazing forage crops this winter are being reminded that they have until 1 May to apply for a resource consent if they require one.
A thriving sheep and beef sector matters to all New Zealanders
This week we sent a story to Stuff on our Kiwis Backing Farmers campaign and why a thriving sheep and beef farming sector is important for all New Zealanders. It ran on Stuff and in its regional newspapers.
Kiwis flock to third national open farm day
An estimated 2,500 urban Kiwis visited 24 farms this Sunday, part of New Zealand’s third national open farm day initiative Open Farms.
B+LNZ welcomes report on genetic tech rules
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes a new report that shows New Zealand needs to have informed conversations about its decades-old rules governing the use of genetic technologies, because our farmers may be missing out on opportunities.
Have your say on the New Zealand Meat Board funding the Informing New Zealand Beef programme
Farmers are being urged to have their say on a New Zealand Meat Board proposal to continue funding the Informing New Zealand Beef (INZB) genetics programme.
Information for farmers on the Kiwis Backing Farmers campaign
The following was emailed to farmers on 7 March 2023.
B+LNZ workshop seeks solutions for future parasite management
Recognising that parasite management and drench resistance is one of their biggest challenges facing farmers, Beef + Lamb New Zealand recently held a workshop to start finding solutions for this complex problem.
B+LNZ supporting farmers through cyclone response
As farmers affected by Cyclone Gabrielle start to think about the recovery phase, B+LNZ is committed to offering practical information and support in the weeks and months ahead. Chief Executive Sam McIvor visited the affected areas this week and there has been extensive cooperation across the sector.
Cyclone Gabrielle – information for farmers
This webpage contains the latest information about Cyclone Gabrielle including how farmers can access Government grants, ways to help other farmers and B+LNZ’s work in the space.