August

LEP map

Those not-so-scary farm plans

31 August 2016

Waikato farming writer Sue Edmonds attends an LEP workshop at Charlie Lea’s sheep and beef farm at Karapiro, and finds it a fascinating experience.

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Linklater Griffin

Fodder beet fits lamb finishing system

31 August 2016

Scott Linklater has been running a trial to maximise the profitability and productivity of lambs on fodder beet. Come along to a panel discussion and find out about the results.  

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Vet wins B+LNZ Sheep and Beef Consultant Award

30 August 2016

Well-known vet Dr Trevor Cook has won the 2016 B+LNZ Sheep and Beef Consultant of the Year Award.

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Lauren Cameron SIAs

Imagine knowing your feed situation early

30 August 2016

Wouldn’t it be great if you could act earlier, when it comes to matching feed supply to stock demand? You can. Take half a day out to attend a B+LNZ feed budget workshop.

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Bill Wright

Telling our story

25 August 2016

With a new crop of lambs about to be born, Central South Island Director Bill Wright thinks about the value of telling "our farming stories" as part of a marketing strategy for New Zealand lamb.

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Derrick Moot lucerne

Lucerne rewards correct management

24 August 2016

Lucerne management was the topic for discussion on a recent Red Meat Profit Partnership teleconference. Professor Derrick Moot, of Lincoln University, outlined the advantages of the forage and provided listeners with valuable management information.

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Dairy calves

Turning bobby calves into a valued product

19 August 2016

Can New Zealand realise millions of extra dollars by being more strategic in the production and finishing of bobby calves, asks B+LNZ Extension Manager Andrew Jolly.

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Horehound

Farmer leading campaign to control horehound

18 August 2016

The pervasive weed horehound is proving particularly harmful to lucerne crops.

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FarmSmart logo

FarmSmart 2016

12 August 2016

FarmSmart 2016 was organised by the Northern South Island Farmer Council and featured a range of speakers – from high-performing farmers to industry commentators.

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Craws June 2016

Spray treatment encourages clover

12 August 2016

A chemical regime is showing promise in allowing existing clover to flourish on uncultivated hill country in Canterbury. The spray regime is being trialled as part of a B+LNZ Innovation Farm programme that aims to improve the quantity and quality of legumes grown on hill country.

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