Western North Island and Central South Island Director elections
Director elections will be held for Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Western North Island and Central South Island electoral districts after two nominations were received in each district.
Encouraging progress on M. bovis eradication programme
Beef farmers will be encouraged by the Technical Advisory Group’s report on the Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) eradication programme, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).
Industry cost share for Mycoplasma bovis finalised
Joint media release DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand: The Boards of DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) have today announced agreement on how each industry’s share of the cost of the Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) phased eradication programme will be split.
B+LNZ welcomes launch of One Billion Trees Fund
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has welcomed the Government’s announcement of the $238 million One Billion Trees Fund that will complement the work already being done on sheep and beef farms.
Another record high lambing percentage for New Zealand sheep farmers
Sheep and beef farmers achieved another record high lambing percentage this spring, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Lamb Crop 2018 report
NZMB appoints First NZ Capital as investment manager
The New Zealand Meat Board (NZMB) has appointed First NZ Capital (FNZC) as investment manager for NZMB’s $70 million of reserves.
Red meat sector welcomes news CPTPP to enter into force
The red meat sector welcomes Minister David Parker and Damien O’Connor’s announcement this morning that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will enter into force on 30 December this year for Mexico, Japan, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada and Australia who were the first six nations to ratify the agreement.
B+LNZ encourages farmers to have their say on NAIT consultation
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is encouraging farmers to have their say on the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) consultation on how to improve the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand playing its part to improve water quality
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is committed to working with the government to progress its roadmap for improving water quality.
Room for improvement despite progress on M. bovis awareness
More than half of sheep and beef farmers have made changes to reduce the risk of their stock becoming infected by Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis), according to research by Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
Sheep and beef farmers bullish about future
More than two thirds of sheep and beef farmers are positive about the future of the industry, according to research by Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
B+LNZ welcomes Sir Peter Gluckman’s report on agricultural emissions
Beef + Lamb New Zealand welcomes the final report from the Prime Minister’s former Chief Science Advisor Sir Peter Gluckman which effectively endorses B+LNZ’s approach for individual farm plans as a tool for helping the agricultural sector play its part in combating climate change.