Some interesting research to emerge from the Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) shows that the top-performing farmers place family, and the way of life that farming provides, firmly first. While profitability was critical, says the […]
Drought and the ratio of sheep to cattle farmed are the two factors with the biggest impact on sheep and beef farmers’ incomes this season. Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) today released its mid-season […]
Tuesday saw the launch of Meat Industry Excellence (MIE)’s report Red Meat Sector – Pathways to Long-Term Sustainability to a relatively small group of invited attendees in Wellington. Allan Barber was one of the invited guests. […]
Applications for Rabobank’s 2015 Executive Development Programme are open until Friday 29 May 2015. Often coined the ‘mini MBA’ for farmers, the programme gives leading farmers, from across New Zealand and Australia, the opportunity to […]
Nominations are now open for this annual event that champions the country’s top performing sheep farmers, breeders and industry innovators. The fourth Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Sheep Industry Awards will take place in […]
Wishing you a harmonious and happy New Year of the Sheep in 2015.
Recently returned from China, Meat Industry Association (MIA) chief executive Tim Ritchie gave FoodNZ a market access snapshot, looking back at activity over the past year and forward at 2015. During his visit to China, […]
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, […]