September

Bogaard-Read

Clover unlocks hill country potential

23 September 2016

Changes to grazing management has allowed resident subterranean clover to flourish on Wairoa’s Waiau Station. The challenge now for owners Dave Read and Judy Bogaard is to increase clover coverage and to use this clover to drive stock performance.

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Tom Fraser

Filling the feed gap

15 September 2016

Farm systems scientist Tom Fraser spoke to a group of North Canterbury farmers recently about the pasture renewal practices, including the value of fallow, selecting the right plants, the importance of using certified seed, and building a good relationship with your seed rep.

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Bill Wright

Marketing to extract value

9 September 2016

B+LNZ director Bill Wright is positive about the red meat sector’s willingness to work together to market NZ beef and lamb and extract more value out of international markets.

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Rams

Choosing rams just got easier

6 September 2016

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics has just launched a $450,000 upgrade of its genetic engine.

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Ringing in the changes

6 September 2016

B+LNZ Director Andrew Morrison discusses the legislative changes that impact on Southland’s sheep and beef farmers.

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Nelsons

Feeding the potential

2 September 2016

Introducing red clover forage crops into Anna and Blair Nelson’s farm system has helped lift the productivity of their ewe flock significantly.

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Kirsten Bryant

Sharing our sector’s story

2 September 2016

It’s time to tell the world the “New Zealand sheep and beef story”, says B+LNZ director Kirsten Bryant.

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