Displaying items by tag: BLNZ

Sheep and beef farmers are being asked to pay a biosecurity levy of $2/head of cattle, an increase of $1.55/head on the original levy.

Published in General News
Sunday, 21 April 2019 10:02

Farming on Mt Horrible

Farming is a three-generation family affair for the Haywards of Mt Horrible, near Timaru.

Published in Management
Friday, 19 April 2019 10:10

Report shows way on climate change

OPINION: The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s (PCE) recent comprehensive report: “Farms, Forests and Fossil Fuels” shows the clear way forward for New Zealand on climate change.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 08 April 2019 10:54

Harsh, but true

Well-known South Canterbury dairy farmer John Gregan questioned BLNZ chair, at last month’s annual meeting, Andrew Morrison about his organisation’s treatment of dairy farmers.

Published in The Hound
Monday, 08 April 2019 10:16

National plan for M. bovis programme unveiled

A national plan to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis and support farmers during the process has been released.

Published in General News

Ram harnesses are a useful tool for feed allocation, and they can also help identify unmated hoggets that will then have higher lifetime performance.

Published in Management
Friday, 05 April 2019 09:43

Beefed-up bovis levy

Beef + Lamb New Zealand will soon start consulting with its farmers on the proposed levy to pay for the beef sector’s share of the Mycoplasma bovis response.

Published in General News
Friday, 05 April 2019 09:31

Meat brand tackles food anxiety

Three years of planning and work has come to fruition in the launch last week of Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s brand promotion Taste Pure Nature.

Published in General News
Friday, 05 April 2019 09:21

Feeble voter turnout in BLNZ elections

Voter turnout was poor in the recent Beef + Lamb NZ farmer-director elections that resulted in a board member getting the boot and two new faces popping up.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 April 2019 08:29

Nats promise to fight for farmers

National's climate change spokesman Todd Muller has told farmers he will fight to ensure they are only asked to do what is technologically doable as the country grapples with mitigating climate change.

Published in General News