Multi-faceted approach required for management of internal parasites
Changes in land use or farm policies which result in predominance of young livestock could be recipe for disaster in terms of the development of drench resistance.
IPCC report on agriculture supports NZ’s sheep and beef farm systems
The Intergovernmental Panel report on Climate and Land demonstrates New Zealand lamb and beef produced as part of a low emissions farming system can help address climate change.
Farmers reminded to be prepared ahead of major winter storm
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is reminding farmers to get prepared now ahead of a major winter storm forecast to bring heavy rain, snow, and gale force winds to much of New Zealand next week.
Advice for farmers on the government’s agricultural emissions consultation
Submissions on the government’s consultation on how to handle agricultural emissions close on 13 August, and to assist farmers in having their say, Beef + Lamb New Zealand has put together a guide.
Taking a multi-sector approach to Johne’s Disease management
Johne’s Disease is an ongoing issue for livestock farmers in New Zealand and while levels of this production-limiting disease are low, the industry cannot afford to become complacent.
Walking the talk for safe farming through spring
With spring just around the corner, farmers will be spending more time out on the farm preparing for the new season’s jobs.
Restoring pride in meat
A call to stop using meat as a scapegoat for both climate change and human illness was made by Belgian Professor Frédéric Leroy during his visit to New Zealand.
Crush protection device subsidy now available
Every year, quad bikes are a major cause of death and serious injury on farms with many incidents associated with accidental rollovers.
Keeping an eye on the ball with winter forage crops
As farmers start transitioning stock off winter forage crops, they are being reminded to keep their eye on the ball with their environmental and stock management.
Information drives farm profitability
When it comes to improving your farm business profitability, the more information you have, the better.
We need you to have your say on agricultural emissions
We need you to have your say now in support of the best option for farmers as the government considers how to handle agricultural emissions in the coming years.