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NZ sheepmeat and beef exports are forecast to break the $4billion mark for the first time, thanks to Chinese consumers.
Sheep farmers could be joining the National Animal Identification and Traceability (NAIT) scheme within 18 months.
Dairy and red meat farmer lobbies want Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to back their climate change initiative rather than impose a farmer levy.
OPINION: The suggestion that groups such as DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are selling the sector out over agricultural emissions is way off the mark and fails to grasp the complexity of the issue.
Restrictions on new dairy conversions and irrigation are coming as the Government grapples with improving waterways around the country.
Sheep and beef farmers are unhappy with the Government’s proposals to improve freshwater quality around the country.
With the Government intent on strangling farmers with unachievable emissions targets, abetted by the ‘suits’ at industry-good bodies, we hear a timely reminder from a scientist.
The end of Government funding for Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics has prompted a move to integrate the business into B+LNZ as a standalone unit.