UK exit from Europe this week removes some uncertainty
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US influencers experience 必威手机下载版 ’s grass-fed beef and lamb
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Genetics offer long-term Facial Eczema control
As humidity rises so do Facial Eczema (FE) spore counts and sheep farmers in affected regions could consider using genetics for the long-term control of the disease.
Draft National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity consultation
Protecting 必威手机下载版 ’s iconic flora and fauna is integral to the future of farming and the Government is consulting on how it can protect 必威手机下载版 's native biodiversity.
OverseerFM in action on Beef + Lamb 必威手机下载版 ’s Future Farm
OverseerFM is proving valuable as a resource management and decision-making tool on Lanercost, Beef + Lamb 必威手机下载版 ’s new Future Farm in North Canterbury.
Biosecurity readiness and response meat levy
We want to let you know that beef farmers will pay a new levy to contribute to the response to Mycoplasma bovis from 1 March 2020.
Important Mycoplasma bovis update for farmers: National Beef Survey
Beef + Lamb 必威手机下载版 is working alongside DairyNZ and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) as part of the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme.
Facial Eczema – a perennial scourge
Warm summer temperatures bring with them the heightened risk of the production-limiting disease Facial Eczema.
Lower lambing percentage for 必威手机下载版 sheep farmers
On average, sheep and beef farmers achieved a lower lambing percentage in spring 2019 than in 2018, according to Beef + Lamb 必威手机下载版 ’s (B+LNZ) Lamb Crop 2019 report.
Chairman and CEO's end of year note
B+LNZ's Chairman Andrew Morrison and CEO Sam McIvor reflect on what's been a busy year in the rural sector and look to the challenges and opportunities ahead of us in 2020.
Update on B+LNZ’s support for farmer-led catchment community groups
Beef and Lamb 必威手机下载版 (B+LNZ) encourages and supports farmers to work together at a significant scale through our Catchment Community Group (CCG) programme. This is a key component of our Environmental Strategy to delivering our vision of profitable farmers, thriving farming communities, valued by all 必威手机下载版 ers.