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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.
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.
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.
A national plan to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis and support farmers during the process has been released.
Ram harnesses are a useful tool for feed allocation, and they can also help identify unmated hoggets that will then have higher lifetime performance.
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.
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.
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.
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.