Friday, July 1, 2022

Beef+Lamb NZ


Sector calls for pause on biodiversity plan

Sector calls for pause on biodiversity plan

ByNeal WallaceJun 20, 2022
Farming groups are asking the Government to pause or at least extend consultation on new biodiversity standards, saying the sector is being swamped with new environment-related legislation. Beef + Lamb NZ says it has concerns with the recently released exposure…

Keeping the hills alive

ByGuest writerMay 30, 2022
A thriving hill country farming sector is critical to New Zealand’s economy and to our regional communities.  Hill country farms make up 70% of our pastoral area and farmers are…

Dissent over government forest plans

ByRichard RennieMay 3, 2022
Both the pastoral and forestry sectors are sharing concerns over the Government’s plans to change the regulations around permanent carbon forests to only allow native plantings to be eligible for…

Taking charge of NZ’s beef genetics

ByAnnette ScottApr 6, 2022
The opportunity to develop tools unique to the NZ beef industry was a big attraction for Gemma Jenkins as she leads a programme designed to significantly lift the sector’s profits.Scientist…


B+LNZ welcomes first changes to ETS forest regulations

B+LNZ welcomes first changes to ETS forest regulations

ByRichard RennieMar 16, 2022
B+LNZ chair Sam McIvor says the Government is on the right track with proposed ETS changes, but more is needed…
Marketing programme tastes further success

Marketing programme tastes further success

ByColin WilliscroftJan 21, 2022
A co-branded marketing campaign using the Taste Pure Nature brand lifted the sales of Anzco Foods New Zealand grass-fed beef…
New B+LNZ role a challenge and an opportunity

New B+LNZ role a challenge and an opportunity

ByColin WilliscroftDec 3, 2021
Kit Arkwright wants to ensure his team can continue to deliver success for the industry.Kit Arkwright was recently appointed chief…
B+LNZ’s Generation Next heads north

B+LNZ’s Generation Next heads north

ByAnnette ScottDec 1, 2021
Following its success in the south, farmers in the North Island have been asking for the programme to become available.Beef…
B+LNZ partners with Growing Future Farmers programme

B+LNZ partners with Growing Future Farmers programme

ByStaff reporterOct 19, 2021
B+LNZ chief executive Sam McIvor says the future success of our industry relies on attracting talented and motivated young people…
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