International Beef Alliance Statement
B+LNZ welcomes the International Beef Alliance’s commitment to trade reform and liberalisation, sustainable beef production and ensuring confidence amongst global beef consumers following another successful conference.
Consultation launched on Government Industry Agreement for biosecurity
Sheep and beef farmers are being encouraged to have their say on a proposal to give the sector a direct say in readiness and response to biosecurity threats.
Building a NZ brand
B+LNZ’s market development team is building a compelling case for the red meat industry to work with a New Zealand brand story under which individual brands could sit.
Tapping into like-minded farmer support
For farmers Angus and Peter McCraith, Northland’s Extension 350 programme is providing invaluable contact with like-minded farmers.
Updated Sheep5K represents a step change for sector
International collaboration is behind New Zealand’s latest leap in maternal sheep breeding technology.
See your fertiliser dollar go further
If you’re planning on growing a summer crop or two, now is the time to think about paddock selection and preparation.
Growing a great crop of beet
Part two of this two-part series on fodder-beet looks at the agronomic requirements of these high yielding feed crops.
Ergot outbreak in Southern regions causes stock death
Farmers in Southland and South Otago are being asked to look for signs of ergot toxicity in their stock after a reported outbreak in the region.
Five keys to engaging farmers in environmental change: Part 4
Rere farmer Sandra Matthews felt a community responsibility to get involved with improving the quality of the Wharekopae River. External funding has supported local farmers, like Sandra, to action on-farm changes years earlier than would otherwise be possible.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand supports depopulation measures in fight against M. Bovis
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) supports the decision by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to depopulate the farms infected with Mycoplasma bovis (M. Bovis).
Managed correctly, fodder beet can be a valuable winter feed crop for ewes.