Including low methane emissions in ram selection criteria
With ram buying season underway, commercial farmers are the first in the world to be able to include low methane emissions in their selection criteria
Beef and sheepmeat exports continue to face uncertainty due to COVID-19
COVID-19 continues to cause uncertainty for both beef and sheepmeat exports, impacting global economies, consumer demand and trading channels.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand starts the search for an independent director
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has begun its search to appoint an independent director to its board.
NZ beef centre stage at Beijing’s top retail stores
New Zealand’s grass-fed beef is drawing crowds at 13 of Beijing’s ultra-high-end retail stores, 7 Fresh.
New Zealand sheep and beef farms close to being carbon neutral – new research
Independent research has found New Zealand’s sheep and beef farms are already close to being carbon neutral and strengthens calls for the formal recognition of on-farm sequestration.
Sheep and beef farmer confidence lowest in more than three years
Sheep and beef farmer confidence dropped to the lowest recorded level since August 2017, according to a survey by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).
New Zealand’s sheep flock decreases due to drought
The total number of sheep in New Zealand decreased 2.3 percent over the past year to 26.21 million, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ)’s annual stock number survey.
Native Forests report an important contribution to progressing environmental outcomes
B+LNZ has welcomed the release of 'Native Forests: Resetting the balance', a report by the Aotearoa Circle that sets out how native planting could be incentivised and accelerated to improve New Zealand’s biodiversity and in turn improve climate change outcomes.
Research into market potential of regenerative agriculture gets a boost
Research announced by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) earlier this year into the global market potential of regenerative agriculture has received a $390,000 funding boost from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
Beef + Lamb New Zealand welcomes primary sector jobs campaign
The launch of a new campaign to attract people to the food and fibre sector jobs has been welcomed by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).
Farmer workshop for staying positive under pressure
Launching this August, 'Know your Mindset. Grow your Influence' is an online workshop supporting farmers to respond to uncertainty and change with meaningful action that bolsters wellbeing and self-value.