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Brexit poses implications for NZ's sheep and beef industry

Saturday, 25 June 2016, 1:23 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

“We are concerned about the future of New Zealand’s sheep and beef exports to the UK and the EU following the UK’s vote to leave the EU,” says Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association of New Zealand. More >>

Red meat sector welcomes signing of TPP

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 12:20 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

The signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement today in Auckland is a significant step towards reducing the amount of tariff and non-tariff barriers on New Zealand red meat exports, according to the Chairmen of Beef + Lamb New Zealand ... More >>

Average meat export returns down despite NZD depreciation

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 4:16 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Average meat export returns down despite NZD depreciation The first quarter of the 2015-16 meat export season concluded on 31 December 2015 and analysis by Beef + Lamb New Zealand's Economic Service shows that total red meat (including beef, veal, lamb ... More >>

Putting a dollar value on using good beef genetics

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 12:22 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics is launching a new progeny test to put a dollar value on the extra profit that can be added to the dairy-beef supply chain by using good beef genetics. More >>

Sheep and beef farmers to benefit from weaker NZD

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 10:45 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Economic Service released its New Season Outlook 2015-16 today. It predicts the average sheep and beef farm in New Zealand will see its profit before tax lift to $109,900 this season – 9.6 per cent more than last season, but ... More >>

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Scholars

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 3:43 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

They are young, bright and are the future of New Zealand’s sheep and beef sector. More >>

Partnership Helps to Set New Zealand Beef Apart

Monday, 20 July 2015, 10:32 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

Partnership Helps to Set New Zealand Beef Apart From the Competition A partnership between Beef + Lamb New Zealand and a restaurant chain in Taiwan is helping to open consumers’ eyes to the nutritional benefits of grass-fed New Zealand beef. New ... More >>

FTAs Delivering for New Zealand Sheep And Beef Farmers

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 11:06 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

Analysis by Beef + Lamb New Zealand shows that New Zealand’s free trade agreements delivered tariff savings of $161 million on the nation’s sheep and beef sector’s exports in 2014 – and the amount is set to grow as tariffs continue to reduce and ... More >>

Call for Chefs to Claim Excellence

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 9:26 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

Applications are open for the 2016 Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards, marking the 20th year of the programme. More >>

Weaker NZ Dollar Helps Lift Value of Meat Exports

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 4:05 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Beef + Lamb New Zealand compiles lamb, mutton and beef export statistics for the country. The following is a summary of the first nine months of the 2014-15 meat export season (1 October 2014 to 30 June 2015). More >>

Top Performing Sheep Farmers And Industry Leaders Celebrated

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 8:09 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

Sheep farmers have celebrated the top performers in their industry at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards in Invercargill tonight. More >>

Input Prices Rise for Sheep And Beef Farmers

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 11:37 am | NZ Beef and Lamb

Input Prices Rise for Sheep And Beef Farmers Prices for inputs used on New Zealand sheep and beef farms increased 1.1 per cent in the year to March 2015, according to the latest Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Economic Service sheep and beef on-farm ... More >>

Border clearance levy welcomed

Monday, 25 May 2015, 1:02 pm | NZ Beef and Lamb

Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association are welcoming a border clearance levy, signalled in the Budget 2015 announcement by the Government. From the start of next year, passengers coming in and out of New Zealand will pay around ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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