Connect and explore: links, podcasts, and technology picks

Enhance your learning experience and stay well-informed with these valuable online resources. 

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Website recommendations

  • Knowledge Hub– the Knowledge Hub has a huge range of material from industry experts to help you make more informed decisions. 
  • B+LNZ News –  catch up on all our latest news by exploring the tiles below. Keen to have your say on the latest issues? Check out our polls and consultations. 
  • B+LNZ Events Calendar– check out upcoming events in your region to be part of. 
  • Taste Pure Nature – Taste Pure Nature is New Zealand’s red meat story and origin brand. 
  • Farmstrong – Farmstrong is a nationwide wellbeing programme for the rural community. Their aim is to help you live well to farm well. 
  • Rural Support – find your local rural support trust and ensure you and your business have the support they need through challenging times.
  • B+LNZ Genetics – helping commercial farmers make the most profitable breeding decisions for their particular farm management system. 


No time to read? Explore these podcasts to learn on the go and make the most of your busy schedule.

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Discover the very best podcasts of all time. Recommend your must-listen-to podcasts for others.

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Technology and apps

Maximise efficiency in your farm business through smart technology utilisation. Explore a selection of recommended tech tools and apps featured throughout the programme:

  • App: Electronic Animal Status Declaration (eASD) – an online system for completing Animal Status Declarations (ASDs) for sheep, cattle and deer being sent to slaughter. 
  • App: nProve – nProve is a free online tool that makes it easy for New Zealand farmers to find the best rams for their operation.
  • App: Feedsmart – helps farmers estimate the feed requirements for sheep and cattle at any time of the year and for different levels of production.
  • Website and App: Groov – helps you work out your daily mental wellbeing plan. 
  • Software: Simple Feed Budget – this B+LNZ software is a free feed budgeting tool to download and install on your computer. Quick and simple to use, it will help you work out a feed budget for all or part of your farm, for a set period of time. You can find the budget on the USB from your programme or to get another copy of this programme, please email 
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Recommend apps and technology that make your job easier . 

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