New Zealand agriculture is facing increasing pressure to change how it operates and lower its environmental footprint, with the mantra ‘produce more for less’ thrown around regularly. The pressure is being driven by a […]
On-farm matters, including meat producers, farmers, livestock, production, methods, statistics.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ Ltd) yesterday launched consultation on a proposal to increase sheepmeat and beef levies to accelerate investment in a range of key programmes. B+LNZ is seeking farmers’ views on the […]
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) welcomes the government’s commitment to setting a new carbon target and considering accounting for the differing contributions of specific livestock emissions as consultation on proposed Zero Carbon legislation gets […]
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ Ltd) has welcomed today’s launch of the Good Farming Practice Action Plan for Water Quality by Federated Farmers as providing a whole of sector approach that builds on the […]
Sheep and beef farm input prices rose moderately in the year to March 2018 with on-farm inflation at two percent, according to the latest Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Economic Service Sheep and Beef […]
The Government decision to eradicate rather than contain Mp. bovis has the merit of drawing a line under the first stage of the disease outbreak, writes Allan Barber. There were three options under consideration: eradicate, […]
Government and the dairy/red meat sector have decided to “take the best shot” at phased eradication of the Mycoplasma bovis (Mp. bovis) cattle disease currently affecting New Zealand’s dairy herd. Beef farmers will need to […]