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Lack of skilled labour is a huge issue for sheep and beef farmers – and the meat industry as a whole.
NZ sheep and beef farmers achieved a lower lambing percentage in 2019 than in 2018, according to the latest Lamb Crop 2019 report.
On average, sheep and beef farmers achieved a lower lambing percentage in spring 2019 than in 2018, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
News of a world-first tool that gives New Zealand sheep farmers the ability to breed animals that emit less methane has been positively received locally and internationally.
New Zealand needs to do a better job of telling its story in India, said a speaker at a New Zealand India Business Council summit.
The Zero Carbon Bill has just been passed into law, but not without significant misgivings from across the farming sector.
Dealing with agricultural emissions is very much on the radar of farmers, says Beef + Lamb NZ chief executive Sam McIvor.
Fonterra's farmgate milk price forecast upgrade was a welcome surprise although indicators were heading that way, says Federated Farmers dairy chair Chris Lewis.