Congratulations to Steve Wyn-Harris, a Hawke’s Bay sheep and beef farmer and farming commentator, who has just been announced as the 2012 Landcorp Agricultural Communicator of the Year. Wyn-Harris started his farming career in 1985, […]
On-farm matters, including meat producers, farmers, livestock, production, methods, statistics.
Cattle supply has virtually dried up earlier than expected this season, Allan Barber has found. Writing in his most recent blog, he says settlement of the industrial dispute at AFFCO barely came in time to […]
New Zealand beef producers are lining up in the hunt for New Zealand’s top beef producer of the decade. Ten finalists were announced today in the competition that is being run to celebrate a decade […]
Primary Industries Minister David Carter has praised the Primary Industry Chief Executive’s Animal Welfare Forum for its contribution to animal welfare. Carter attended the biannual meeting of the Forum recently and endorsed the group’s 2012 […]
A Bill to deliver electronic national identification and tracing of livestock passed its third and final reading in Parliament In February. Primary Industries Minister David Carter says the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) Bill […]
Beef + Lamb NZ’s mid-season update for the sheep and beef sector reports that export receipts estimated at $6.6 billion hold at last year’s level. Last year, export receipts for the sector were up 15 […]