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Beef progeny test delivering answers to farmers

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 11:44 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Commercial farmers can bank on estimated breeding values (EBVs) for calf weaning weights delivering on what they predict. More >>

Sheep producers from the Tri-Lamb Group meet in New Zealand

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 9:39 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Sheep producers from the Tri-Lamb Group meet in New Zealand to discuss common interests 15 August 2016 Young sheep industry leaders from New Zealand, Australia and the United States are getting together in New Zealand this week to discuss common interests ... More >>

Latest Beef + Lamb New Zealand stock survey

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 10:10 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

New Zealand’s beef cattle herd increased by 2.8 per cent to 3.7 million during the 2015-16 season – same time as the country’s sheep flock decreased 3.0 per cent and now totals 28.3 million. More >>

Sheep industry recognises top performance

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 3:48 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

The sheep industry celebrated its best and brightest at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards in Masterton last night. More >>

Not just the UK to worry about with Brexit

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 5:09 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand says those who think Brexit won’t have an impact on trade because the United Kingdom (UK) only takes 2% of New Zealand’s exports, are missing the point, it’s the whole of the European trade we should be looking at. More >>

Declines in interest rates push farm input prices down

Friday, 10 June 2016, 11:24 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Prices for inputs used on New Zealand sheep and beef farms decreased 2.1 per cent in the year to March 2016, which should provide some small relief for farmers facing lower product prices this season. More >>

2016 Sheep Industry Awards Finalists Announced

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 11:06 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Finalists in the 2016 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards have been announced. More >>

Weaker NZ dollar insufficient to offset lower prices

Monday, 18 April 2016, 12:47 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

The first half of the 2015-16 meat export season ended on 31 March 2016 and analysis by Beef + Lamb New Zealand's Economic Service shows that red meat (including beef, veal, lamb and mutton) export revenue is down, despite increased shipments and some ... More >>

Sheep Industry Awards celebrate success

Monday, 11 April 2016, 4:40 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

This country’s sheep industry will celebrate its best and brightest at Beef +Lamb New Zealand’s fifth annual New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards in the Wairarapa in July. More >>

Sausage vs steak – does it matter?

Monday, 4 April 2016, 1:00 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Parents want their children to eat the same foods as the rest of family, so it can be challenging if they prefer a sausage sizzle to steak on the barbecue. More >>

Farmers don’t support MIE remits

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 3:31 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Farmers have chosen not to support two Meat Industry Excellence (MIE) Farmer Remits debated at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Annual Meeting held at Waitangi, Northland, last week. More >>

MIE Farmer Remits Defeated

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 2:09 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Chairman James Parsons says it’s time for the sheep and beef sector to pull together and focus on the future. More >>

Farmers elect farmer director onto Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Monday, 21 March 2016, 1:22 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Farmers in the Central South Island have elected Cave farmer, Bill Wright as their farmer director on the boards of Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the New Zealand Meat Board. More >>

Entries now open for Sheep Industry Awards

Friday, 18 March 2016, 2:55 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand is calling for entries in the 2016 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards that will be held in Masterton at Copthorne Hotel and Resort, Solway Park on 6 July. More >>

Early season production and low lamb returns impact profits

Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 11:23 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) today released its mid-season update. Six months ago, the organisation’s new season outlook predicted the average farm profit before tax would be around $109,900 for 2015-16. However, B+LNZ Economic Service Chief Economist ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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