April

Who is NZ's ultimate steak producer?

2 May 2016

The nation’s top 20 beef steaks have been found, following an intense taste test last week, with one more stage left to determine New Zealand’s ultimate steak producer.

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BFEA Greater Wellington

Showcasing sustainable land management

26 April 2016

Farmers around the country have been recognised for excellence and leadership in environmental farming practices.

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Cattle with horns

MPI proposes new animal welfare regulations

22 April 2016

Have your say: Beef + Lamb New Zealand is preparing a submission on the proposed new animal welfare regulations.

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Kirsten Bryant with background

Lamb: A story of quality

21 April 2016

Kirsten Bryant finds herself having to purchase a leg of lamb – and reflects on quality audit systems and requirements. 

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Hill country symposium

Symposium focuses on hill country farming

20 April 2016

New Zealand’s first Hill Country Symposium for 30 years highlighted the lack of new science specific to hill and high country farming systems – despite the fact that more than three-quarters of this country’s lamb and beef calves originate from this land class.

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James Parsons informal

Profitable farms underpin rural communities

13 April 2016

B+LNZ chairman James Parsons says farms showcased during the organisation’s recent annual meeting highlighted the value that profitable operations contribute to their communities.

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On ya bike - Phil Smith column

On ya bike

12 April 2016

Over Easter, Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Northern South Island director Phil Smith joined 12 other North Canterbury farmers on an 80km bike ride through Molesworth Station. The ride was part of Farmstrong’s Fit4Farming Cycle Challenge, which was promoting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle to the…

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DDT Muster

What's in your shed?

11 April 2016

Agrecovery are running The Great DDT Muster – a nationwide collection of DDT and other banned pesticides. It's free, confidential – and available for a limited time only.

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Andrew Morrison with logo behind

Environmental management part of a business’s DNA

8 April 2016

Farmers are having to operate in an increasingly regulatory environment. B+LNZ's Southern South Island farmer director Andrew Morrison urges farmers to make these regulatory requirements work for them, to benefit their businesses.

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Wilsons

The potential of subterranean clover

6 April 2016

A South Otago farming couple are realising the potential of sub clover to provide valuable feed during the early spring period.

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