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Beet + Lamb New Zealand give support to MIE business plan

Monday, 28 July 2014, 12:40 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

The Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Board has approved funding for the Meat Industry Excellence (MIE) group’s Business Plan to support red meat sector initiatives. The decision to approve the funding application comes following farmers voting in ... More >>

New Zealand Meat Exports October 2013 to June 2014

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 5:29 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) compiles lamb, mutton and beef export statistics for the country. The following is a summary of the combined export statistics for the first nine months of the 2013-14 meat export season (1 October 2013 to 30 June ... More >>

Beef + Lamb NZ Sheep Industry Awards Finalists Announced

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 4:30 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

2014 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards Finalists Announced The finalists have been announced for the third Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Sheep Industry Awards. About 300 people are expected to attend the awards dinner – which recognise ... More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics underway

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 3:08 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics is officially in business. B+LNZ Genetics General Manager, Graham Alder said the contract with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has been signed, securing the Government’s contribution of $15 million ... More >>

Input prices down for sheep and beef farmers

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 12:12 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

17 June 2014 Media Release Input prices down for sheep and beef farmers Prices for inputs used on New Zealand sheep and beef farms decreased 0.6 per cent in the year to March 2014, following no change in the previous year according to the Beef + Lamb ... More >>

US Visit Focuses on Duty-Free Access to TPP Markets

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 10:03 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand CEO, Dr Scott Champion pressed home the need for comprehensive tariff elimination in the Trans Pacific partnership during a visit to the United States last week. More >>

Beef + Lamb NZ on Primary Sector Future Capability Report

Friday, 6 June 2014, 12:58 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand says it’s important to have an understanding of the sector’s workforce requirements, to be well placed to take full advantage of the opportunities ahead. More >>

Agresearch Plans Must Not Compromise Sheep And Beef Research

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 1:51 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) understands the strategic intent behind AgResearch’s confirmed proposal to restructure, but is seeking assurance around research outcomes and future science capability for the sheep and beef sector, says B+LNZ chairman ... More >>

Chelsea Winter Hosts a Special Dinner with Kiwi Mums

Monday, 12 May 2014, 12:14 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Thirty guests were treated to an exclusive Mother’s Day cooking demonstration last night by celebrity foodie, Chelsea Winter. More >>

Sheep and beef farm profits forecast to increase 35 per cent

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 1:55 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s latest forecast, released today, tells a positive story for farmers and the wider industry. The organisation’s Mid-Season Update predicts better pricing and strong demand for sheepmeat and beef products from key markets. More >>

The Steaks Are Raised as Semi-Finalists Take Their Place

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 11:55 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

The semi-finalists have been revealed in the annual Beef + Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin Competition. The premier beef competition, sponsored by Zoetis, aims to find the most tender and tasty sirloin steak in New Zealand. In order to make it ... More >>

Export Statistics for the First Half of the 2013-14 Season

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 11:50 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) compiles lamb, mutton and beef export statistics for the country. The following is a summary of the combined export statistics for the first six months of the 2013-14 meat export season (1 October 2013 to 31 March ... More >>

Experts State Kiwis Aren’t Getting Enough

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 5:29 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient disorder in the developing and developed world, including New Zealand where the issue remains a serious concern, particularly amongst Kiwi women and children. More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand appoints top genetics positions

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 11:27 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has appointed a Chairman and General Manager to run the new entity Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics. Former Landcorp CEO and Massey University Chancellor Chris Kelly will chair the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics Board and ... More >>

Sheep and beef farmers support Beef + Lamb NZ resolutions

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 10:15 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Sheep and beef farmers have supported all of the farmer remits and resolutions put to the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Annual Meeting, held in Feilding last Friday. The company resolutions put forward by Beef + Lamb New Zealand included:-No change to ... More >>

TPP Agreement Must Completely Eliminate Tariffs

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 2:41 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) must include total elimination of tariffs on agricultural and seafood products, say leading New Zealand food producers. A coalition of 18 New Zealand agricultural and food organisations, led by Beef + Lamb New Zealand ... More >>

Two new farmer directors elected to Beef + Lamb NZ Board

Monday, 23 December 2013, 1:47 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Two new farmer directors will join the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Board after the annual meeting in Feilding on 14 March 2014. They are Waikaka Valley farmer, Andrew Morrison who will represent the Southern South Island electorate and Wairarapa farmer, George ... More >>

Meat Industry Takes Stock

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 10:04 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

The Red Meat Sector Strategy Coordination Group (SCG) has released a progress report on how the sector is tracking towards the goals of the Red Meat Sector Strategy, released in May 2011. More >>

Red Meat Profit Partnership underway

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 12:04 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Red Meat Profit Partnership underway Beef + Lamb New Zealand has welcomed the announcement that the Red Meat Profit Partnership is underway, acknowledging the significant opportunities it will provide farmers. Beef + Lamb New Zealand Chairman, Mike Petersen says: “The ... More >>

New Zealand lamb crop down 4.7 per cent

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 4:16 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) Lamb Crop 2013 report confirms that the number of lambs tailed across New Zealand is down – by 4.7 per cent – compared with last spring. More >>

 

 

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