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New Zealand’s sheep flock now seems to be stabilising, says Beef+Lamb NZ chief economist Andrew Burtt.
Lamb prices are likely to flatten off a little, but stay pretty much towards current levels, says Beef+Lamb chief economist Andrew Burtt.
Beef + Lamb NZ director Kirsten Bryant is concerned about the perception that hill country farmers aren’t doing well.
Climate change and water quality are two issues the sheep and beef industry has yet to nail, says Beef + Lamb NZ chairman, Andrew Morrison.
Some positive news for the red meat sector; NZ’s beef cattle herd is growing and the decline in the sheep flock has slowed, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ)
DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are recommending postponing calf days or looking for alternative events while the Mycoplasma bovis eradication plan is underway.
Farmers will likely pay a special levy for the M. bovis response, but separately from the increased levy now being proposed by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (BLNZ).
Red meat farmers are being asked to approve an increase in levies to Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ).
Beef + Lamb NZ chief executive Sam McIvor reckons NZ sheep and beef farmers, as a sector, have an opportunity to be world-leading stewards of the natural environment and sustainable communities.
Minister for the Environment David Parker has lavish praise for Beef + Lamb NZ’s new environmental strategy.