Earthquake Land Recovery Programme Underway
A $1.8 million Farm Land & Business Recovery support programme for farmers in the earthquake affected districts was signed-off by the Ministry for Primary Industries earlier this month.
Survival of the Fittest: Part 2
In part two of this two-part series looking at the North Canterbury trial site in the Sub4Spring programme, farmer Hugh Dampier-Crossley explains why subterranean clover is such a valuable tool in their hill country farm system.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand extends its support of B+LNZ Genetics
After four years of operation and a series of successful milestones, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has extended its support of wholly-owned subsidiary B+LNZ Genetics beyond its initial five-year funding programme.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand Chairman James Parsons not seeking re-election
James Parsons, Chairman of Beef + Lamb New Zealand, announced today he will not be seeking re-election in the organisation’s director elections in March.
North Island leaders up for Australasian agri-business award
Three diverse and inspirational young agribusiness leaders have been selected from across Australasia as finalists for the 2018 Zanda McDonald Award.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand invites director nominations and remits/resolutions for Annual Meeting
B+LNZ today announced nominations have opened for two B+LNZ director roles and one position on its Directors’ Independent Remuneration Committee (DIRC).
Red Meat sector welcomes TPP deal and its significant boost to regional growth
B+LNZ and the Meat Industry Association welcome the announcement a deal has been struck to move ahead with the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, which is now called the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
2018 Nuffield Scholars Announced
The latest ‘crop’ of emerging leaders have been announced by Minister of Agriculture, Damien O’Connor.
Strong interest shown for Future Farm programme
Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s search for a “Future Farm” is in its final stages and farmers are being urged to get in touch if they’re interested in being part of this unique programme.
Survival of the Fittest
This two-part series looks at how sub clover performed on a drought-ravaged North Canterbury trial site.
Northland Regional Council proposed Regional Plan
This plan includes new rules around how land, freshwater, air, biodiversity, and the coastal environment are to be managed. These changes will effect farmers across the Northland Region.