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World iron awareness week targets women aged 15-50

Monday, 13 April 2015, 9:48 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

New Zealand women feeling tired and irritable should take note – it may be more than just the daily grind that’s getting you down. At a time where diseases of overabundance are rife, dietary iron, a key essential mineral goes short in the diets ... More >>

2015 Golden Lamb Awards (Glammies) Declared a ‘No Contest’

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 12:43 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

The 2015 Glammies competition has been declared a ‘No-Contest’ as a result of a mistake made by the testing facility in analysing the data to ascertain the top twenty finalists. More >>

Nominations Open for Sheep Industry Awards

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 4:57 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Nominations are now open for this annual event that champions the country’s top performing sheep farmers, breeders, and industry innovators. More >>

Red meat sector welcomes conclusion of Korea FTA

Sunday, 16 November 2014, 10:29 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

The recently-concluded free trade agreement (FTA) with Korea will provide a major boost for New Zealand’s red meat exports there, according to the chairmen of Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA). More >>

Beef Industry Young Leader Selected

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:48 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Twenty-eight-year-old James Bryan is this year’s Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) beef industry ambassador at the Five Nations Beef Alliance conference and young leaders programme in the United States. More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand agree on remit actions

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 3:11 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

The Board of Beef + Lamb New Zealand has supported in principle the farmer remits put to its Annual Meeting in Feilding last month. The board had its first meeting since the Annual Meeting in Christchurch yesterday and Beef + Lamb New Zealand Chairman, ... More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Board elects a new Chairman

Saturday, 15 March 2014, 5:11 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Northland farmer and Northern North Island Farmer Director for Beef + Lamb New Zealand James Parsons has been elected Chairman of the farmer-owned organisation. Parsons was elected Chairman at a meeting of the board that followed the Beef + Lamb New ... More >>

Sheep & beef farmers to vote on genetics investment proposal

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 12:33 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

New Zealand sheep and beef farmers are being asked to consider a proposal that would combine Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s current genetics investments and speed up genetic advances. More >>

Beef producers need comprehensive TPP deal

Friday, 7 February 2014, 11:57 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

Beef producers from the four largest beef producing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries continue to advocate that any TPP agreement must deliver on the 2011 TPP Ministers’ position of eliminating tariffs and other barriers to trade. ... More >>

Sheep And Beef Sector Boost With Genetics Investment

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 4:25 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

The announcement today that the Government will invest $15 million into sheep and beef genetics research over next five years has been welcomed by Beef + Lamb New Zealand Chairman, Mike Petersen. The Government has said it will contribute funding ... More >>

Export Statistics For the 1st Quarter of the 2013-14 Season

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 12:52 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

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 October, November and December 2013 – the first three months of the 2013-14 meat ... More >>

Red meat sector welcomes Economic Cooperation with Taiwan

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 8:01 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

New Zealand red meat sector welcomes entry into force of Economic Cooperation Agreement with Taiwan More >>

James Parsons Beef+Lamb Chair-Elect

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 12:22 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Federated Farmers Meat & Fibre is congratulating Northland’s James Parsons on becoming Beef+Lamb New Zealand’s chairman-elect. More >>

The Green Light for Red Meat

Friday, 30 August 2013, 10:48 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

The Green Light for Red Meat Many farmers are already making positive changes to protect the environment, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand Mid-Northern North Island extension manager Erica van Reenen. And, they hold real potential to trigger further environmental ... More >>

Red Meat Profit Partnership appoints Chairman

Friday, 23 August 2013, 12:40 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

The Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP), a consortium of red meat sector participants completing a Primary Growth Partnership agreement with the Crown, has appointed Malcolm Bailey as its Independent Chairman. More >>

Reduced volatility critical for long-term sheepmeat sector

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 10:23 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

Representatives of the sheepmeat sectors from the United Kingdom, France and New Zealand met last week and have agreed that the volatility of returns is negatively impacting the long term viability of their respective sheepmeat sectors. More >>

Development Programme Benefits Sector

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 12:09 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Development Programme Benefits Sector Following a successful pilot during 2012, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is now rolling out a development programme for farmers on B+LNZ farmer councils and those involved in project farms. Facilitated by the ... More >>

Increased Sil-Ace Use Driving Commercial Ram Performance

Monday, 5 August 2013, 11:59 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

The annual Beef + Lamb New Zealand Central Progeny Test results have been released and they show a significant growth in flocks using the powerful SIL-ACE evaluation. More >>

Red meat sector welcomes Economic Agreement with Taiwan

Wednesday, 10 July 2013, 6:32 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) say the signing of the Economic Cooperation Agreement (ECA) between New Zealand and Taiwan is a significant outcome for the New Zealand sheep and beef sector. More >>

Chelsea Winter Treats Kiwi Mums

Friday, 31 May 2013, 1:57 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Eleven Kiwi Mothers were treated to a special cooking demonstration last night by Chelsea Winter, winner of Master Chef New Zealand 2012. More >>



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