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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 >>

NZ meat industry calls for speedy conclusion to Korea FTA

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 1:43 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) are calling for a speedy conclusion to New Zealand's free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with Korea. More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Calls For Director Nominations

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 10:48 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Ltd (B+LNZ) is calling for nominations to fill two farmer-elected director positions on its board. They are for the Eastern North Island and Southern South Island, where both positions will be vacant due to the current directors not ... More >>

Sheepmeat and Beef Export Statistics for 2012–13

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 2:33 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand compiles lamb, mutton and beef export statistics for the country. The 2012–13 export year concluded on 30 September 2013. The following is a summary and details of the export statistics for the 12-month period. More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Puts Case to Washington

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 12:34 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and representatives from other Five Nations Beef Alliance partners have called on Washington’s Capitol Hill to promote a unified view of how trade in agricultural products – and especially beef – should be ... More >>

Lucerne text messaging service passes 500 subscribers

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 11:04 am | Beef And Lamb NZ

More than 500 people are now subscribed to Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s lucerne text messaging service – getting free real-time updates on how to get the best from this drought-tolerant pasture. More >>

Five Nations Beef Alliance Agrees On Core Principles for TPP

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 1:53 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

An alliance of cattle producers representing Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States have signed a letter announcing their support for a comprehensive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. More >>

Global Beef Priorities Advanced at Five Nations Conference

Friday, 20 September 2013, 5:22 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

International trade was front and centre of discussions at the Five Nations Beef Alliance (FNBA) conference in Cairns Australia last week. More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand appoints Chair-Elect

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 3:17 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Northland farmer and Northern North Island Director for Beef + Lamb New Zealand, James Parsons was appointed Chair-Elect for Beef + Lamb New Zealand at the organisation’s board meeting today. More >>

Drought responsible for 2 million fewer lambs this spring

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 5:09 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Last season’s North Island drought has dented New Zealand’s sheep and cattle numbers and this spring’s lamb crop is expected to be 2 million lambs less – down 7.7 per cent to 24.43 million head. More >>

Young Rancher Selected For Five Nations

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 7:12 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has selected Lauren McWilliam as the “young rancher” to represent New Zealand at next month’s Five Nations Beef Alliance in Brisbane. More >>

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