Intensive winter grazing consultation – factsheet available
The Government is currently consulting on proposed amendments to the intensive winter grazing regulations, with submissions due by 7 October. B+LNZ will be making a submission but if you want to make your own, we’ve now released a factsheet to help you – and further resources will be available next week.
Local and global meat and livestock sector discussions inform the UN Food Systems Summit
In the lead up to the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), the New Zealand meat industry engaged with the New Zealand Government and New Zealand agriculture groups to ensure the complexity of our livestock systems was accounted for in global discussions around food systems.
Maximising pre-weaning lamb growth rates
Strong lamb prices are an added incentive for farmers to maximise their pre-weaning growth rates this season.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for farmers
Our main priority is keeping farmers, food producers and staff healthy and safe. We're closely monitoring Government advice regarding the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
Judging underway in Beef + Lamb New Zealand Awards
Entries are in for the inaugural Beef + Lamb New Zealand Awards and the organisation is delighted with both the number and calibre of the nominations received.
B+LNZ looks forward to Māori Language Week
Next week, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) will join Aotearoa in celebrating te reo Māori Language week to honour Māori’s significant and growing contribution to New Zealand’s red meat sector.
Made with Care campaign reaches millions
The Made with Care campaign by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is bringing awareness, preference, and demand for New Zealand food and beverage products around the globe.
Tail docking: reminder about new regulations on minimum length
With docking – or tailing – about to get underway in many areas, Beef + Lamb New Zealand is issuing another reminder about the new tail length requirements.
Careful paddock selection first step in winter forage crop programme
Wintering practices have changed on Robert Young’s Southland farm over the past 10 years.
GWP* a key focus of climate change submission
B+LNZ, along with Federated Farmers and DairyNZ, are pushing strongly for New Zealand’s negotiating mandate for upcoming climate change negotiations to focus on warming and to promote the use of more appropriate metrics such as GWP*.
Help a retired working dog find their forever home
If you have a working dog that needs to be retired, Retired Working Dogs NZ (RWD) can help. RWD is a charity re-homing retired working dogs throughout New Zealand into forever homes.