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Beef + Lamb New Zealand making global connections

Friday, 12 February 2016, 11:30 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand making global connections Beef + Lamb New Zealand teamed up with Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand Institute (LCBNZ) recently to host six chefs from China – winners of the global “Chef par Excellence” culinary competition. The ... More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand appoints new CEO

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 3:39 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has appointed Sam McIvor as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will also have the role of CEO of the New Zealand Meat Board. More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Director Election

Monday, 21 December 2015, 1:39 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Director Election in Central South Island 21 December 2015 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Western North Island Farmer Director Kirsten Bryant has been elected unopposed. An election will be held in the Central South Island with candidates, ... More >>

Red Meat Sector welcomes Korea-NZ Free Trade Agreement

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 11:47 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

The red meat sector, represented by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA), welcomes the announcement today that all steps are now completed to enable the Korea-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement to enter into force ... More >>

Sheep Central Progeny Test extends to commercial properties

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 2:24 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics is increasing the breadth of testing for genetic potential in New Zealand sheep by adjusting the focus of its Central Progeny Test (CPT) to increase relevance for commercial flocks. The goal is to help breeders ... More >>

NZ lamb crop at 60-year low, generates $2.8 billion exports

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 10:48 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Lamb Crop 2015 report estimates 23.9 million lambs were tailed this spring – the smallest lamb crop since 1953. More >>

2016 Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards to be Announced

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 10:10 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Mark your calendars: The 2016 Beef and Lamb Excellence Award holders will be announced on Tuesday 1 December, alongside five new Beef and Lamb Ambassador Chefs. More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Farmer Director Elections now open

Monday, 23 November 2015, 12:12 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Farmer Director Elections now open 23 November 2015 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Ltd (B+LNZ) is calling for nominations to stand for two farmer-elected director positions on its board, and also as directors of the New Zealand Meat Board ... More >>

Red Meat Sector welcomes decision to negotiate an EU-NZ FTA

Friday, 30 October 2015, 4:47 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) are delighted that the European Union and New Zealand are set to progress negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement, as announced by Prime Minister John Key in Brussels. More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand welcomes new alliance partners

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 12:51 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Director George Tatham, who recently attended the Five Nations Beef Alliance in Mexico, says that new members from Paraguay and Mato Grosso in Brazil will add a new dimension to the group, now called the International ... More >>

Beef export returns trump sheepmeat returns

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 11:13 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef export returns trump sheepmeat returns for first time in 20 years The 2014-15 meat export season concluded on 30 September 2015 and analysis by Beef + Lamb New Zealand's Economic Service shows that New Zealand beef export returns reached a record ... More >>

Christchurch Farmer Chosen to Represent NZ Beef

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 3:59 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has awarded this year’s Five Nations Beef Alliance Young Leader scholarship to Christchurch farmer, Marie Timperley. More >>

TPP good news for sheep and beef farmers

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 11:26 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes the successful conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, as announced by TPP Trade Ministers in Atlanta, USA today. More >>

Red meat sector welcomes TPP conclusion

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 9:07 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) are delighted by the successful conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, as announced by Trade Minister Tim Groser and his TPP counterparts earlier today ... More >>

Beef + Lamb NZ Challenges Farmers to Get Fit for Farming

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 5:06 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand is calling on sheep and beef farmers to rise to the Farmstrong Cycle Challenge and get some kilometres under their belts. It’s all in aid of taking care of a farm’s most important asset – the farmer. More >>

Origin of Beef Informs Shopper Decisions

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 4:57 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Consumer research shows 89 per cent of supermarket shoppers in key international beef markets consider “country of origin”, when deciding which beef product to purchase. More >>

Computer course for farmers set for national rollout

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 4:01 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Using a computer is now an essential part of running a farm business so a course teaching farmers the basics has attracted investment from the red meat sector. More >>

B+LNZ Chief Executive Signals March 2016 Departure

Monday, 21 September 2015, 4:42 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand chairman, James Parsons has today announced the resignation of the organisation’s chief executive, Dr Scott Champion. Dr Champion will leave the industry body, and also his role as chief executive of the New Zealand Meat Board, ... More >>

Strong farmer support for sheepmeat and beef levies

Monday, 14 September 2015, 4:01 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Farmers have given their organisation Beef + Lamb New Zealand a strong mandate to work on their behalf for the next six year sheepmeat and beef levy cycle with over 84% support. More >>

Last Few Days to Vote in 2015 Sheepmeat And Beef Referendum

Monday, 7 September 2015, 1:24 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

There is still a significant number of farmers yet to vote in the 2015 Sheepmeat and Beef Levy Referendum before it closes on Thursday this week (10 September). More >>

 

 

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