January

Andrew Morrison with logo behind

Looking forward

26 January 2016

2015 was a tough year but the cyclical nature of markets keeps us hopeful that lamb prices will strengthen in the near future, reflects B+LNZ's Southern South Island farmer director Andrew Morrison.

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Rob Davison with logo

New Year honour recognises B+LNZ’s Rob Davison

19 January 2016

The new year had a brilliant start for Beef + Lamb New Zealand with the announcement that Rob Davison, our long-serving farm data expert, is a New Year honour recipient.

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Mark Loye - ewe hogget winner

Ewe Hogget Competition: Where are they now? 2002 winner: Mark Loye, Hawke’s Bay

19 January 2016

Every year, the New Zealand Ewe Hogget competition celebrates farmers who are prepared to benchmark their operation and stock against their peers. Over recent weeks, Beef + Lamb New Zealand has caught up with six of the winners – from the years up until 2005 – to find out where they are now and to…

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Drought recovery and lamb prices

15 January 2016

B+LNZ farmer director Phil Smith reports on a project to provide North Canterbury farmers with data they can use to develop drought management strategies; and comments that lamb prices remain depressed because of market conditions. 

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