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NZ red meat exports top $6.7 billion in 2017-18

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 1:44 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Latest export figures from Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) show New Zealand’s red meat exports (excluding veal and co-products) were up $1.2 billion (21 per cent) on 2016-17 to over $6.7 billion in 2017-18 on the back of sustained high value per ... More >>

Room for improvement despite progress on M. bovis awareness

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:19 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

More than half of sheep and beef farmers have made changes to reduce the risk of their stock becoming infected by Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis), according to research by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ). More >>

Sheep and beef farmers bullish about the future

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 12:01 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

More than two thirds of sheep and beef farmers are positive about the future of the industry, according to research by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) More >>

2018-19 lamb and beef exports forecast to break $3 billion

Friday, 14 September 2018, 9:39 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

2018-19 lamb and beef exports forecast to both break $3 billion for the second time More >>

B+LNZ welcomes Sir Peter Gluckman’s report

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 12:20 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes the final report from the Prime Minister’s former Chief Science Advisor Sir Peter Gluckman which effectively endorses B+LNZ’s approach for individual farm plans as a tool for helping the agricultural sector ... More >>

Productivity Commission gets it wrong on farmers

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 4:05 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) acknowledges that the Productivity Commission’s final report on a low-emission economy endorses a split gas approach for long-term and short-term greenhouse gas emissions, but fundamentally disagrees with some of ... More >>

B+LNZ welcomes PCE report on livestock methane emissions

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 3:28 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report on livestock emissions which recognises the difference in the warming potential between short and long term greenhouse gases. More >>

Sheepmeat and beef levies to increase

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 1:20 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Board has decided to proceed with the proposed increase in the sheepmeat and beef levies following significant support from farmers. More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand welcomes NAIT Act amendments

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 7:33 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes the Government’s passing of amendments today to improve the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act. More >>

Red meat sector strongly opposes EU quota proposal

Friday, 27 July 2018, 10:03 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association strongly oppose the European Union (EU) and United Kingdom’s (UK) proposal to ‘split’ the EU’s World Trade Organisation (WTO) Tariff Rate Quotas between them. More >>

Red Meat – To have or have not?

Friday, 20 July 2018, 3:26 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

As a registered nutritionist working in the New Zealand red meat industry, I’m faced with a myriad of balls to juggle in the ‘meat and planetary health’ discussion. Nutrition is not a simple science; add environment and moral dilemma in to the mix, ... More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand reviewing farmer feedback

Monday, 16 July 2018, 3:01 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Following the conclusion of five weeks of consultation on a proposal to increase sheepmeat and beef levies, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is now collating farmer feedback for consideration by its Board in early-August. More >>

Sheep and beef farms provide much of NZ’s native vegetation

Friday, 6 July 2018, 10:40 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

A report from the University of Canterbury has revealed that 24 per cent of New Zealand’s native vegetation cover (approximately 2.8 million hectares) is estimated to be on sheep and beef farms. This is the largest amount of native vegetation present outside ... More >>

Beef + Lamb NZ proposes levies increase

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 2:17 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) today launched consultation on a proposal to increase sheepmeat and beef levies to accelerate investment in a range of key programmes. More >>

Beef + Lamb NZ calls for tailored approach towards emissions

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 1:54 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes the government’s commitment to setting a new carbon target and considering accounting for the differing contributions of specific livestock emissions as consultation on proposed Zero Carbon legislation ... More >>

Beef + Lamb NZ welcomes Good Farming Practice Action Plan

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 3:56 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has welcomed today’s launch of the Good Farming Practice Action Plan as providing a whole of sector approach that builds on the good work already being done by individual industries. More >>

Moderate increase of input prices for sheep and beef farms

Friday, 1 June 2018, 11:12 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Sheep and beef farm input prices rose moderately in the year to March 2018 with on-farm inflation at 2.0 per cent, according to the latest Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Economic Service Sheep and Beef On-Farm Inflation Report. More >>

Beef + Lamb NZ supports phased eradication decision

Monday, 28 May 2018, 4:41 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) supports the decision announced by the Government to attempt phased eradication of Mycoplasma bovis (Mp. bovis ) from New Zealand. More >>

Sheep and Beef welcomes agreement to start NZ-EU negotiation

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 11:02 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) welcome the agreement to start the New Zealand-European Union Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations following the agreement from all European Union Member States on the negotiating ... More >>

Beef + Lamb NZ unveil new Environmental Strategy

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 12:14 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

A new blueprint to lift the environmental performance of New Zealand’s sheep and beef sector was unveiled today by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ). More >>

 

 

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