July

Jo Horrell banner final

Farm business course "motivational"

26 July 2016

Jo Horrell is feeling very positive about the future of this country’s sheep industry. The Southland farmer believes the tide is turning for sheep farming – and she is determined to be part of this.

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Farmer Consultation 2016

B+LNZ Farmer Consultation 2016

25 July 2016

This year’s B+LNZ consultation with farmers is underway. Here you can get information about key topics and access the online feedback form.

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Andrew Morrison - land and environment

Plan to engage

21 July 2016

Environment Southland has released its draft Water and Land Plan. Beef + Lamb New Zealand Director Andrew Morrison urges all Southland sheep and beef farmers to engage in the consultation process and ensure they have their voices heard.

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Turi Aspiring Station

Environment workshop highlights management complexities

13 July 2016

The complexities of farming in diverse, high country environments were highlighted at a workshop held in Wanaka last month.

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Kirsten Bryant with background

Brexit happened, but what now?

12 July 2016

B+LNZ Director Kirsten Bryant enjoys a working 'holiday' with her family on the farm – but with one eye on beef and lamb export markets, as Brexit unfolds.

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Phil Smith 2

Managing stress

7 July 2016

There is uncertainty about how Brexit will affect our exports. Closer to home, over 100 North Canterbury farmers went on a subsidised trip to National Fieldays. The trip highlighted the importance of looking after our mental and physical health.

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IBA Young Leaders' Scholarship 2016

5 July 2016

Are you passionate about the future direction of the beef industry?

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Triplet lambs

Can metabolic treatments help triplet-bearing ewes?

4 July 2016

A recent on-farm trial looked at the impact of metabolic treatments on triplet-bearing ewes and their lambs. Beef + Lamb New Zealand Extension Manager Andrew Jolly takes a closer look at the results.

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