Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:55

Carbon neutral status close

The sheep and beef sector may be closer to carbon neutral status than it realises, says James Parsons in his final speech as chairman of Beef + Lamb NZ.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 14:16

Beef + Lamb chairman to step down

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) chairman James Parsons will step down in March next year.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 09:55

Primary sector ready to work with new govt

Beef + Lamb NZ chair James Parsons sees forestry as a potential fishhook in the new coalition agreement.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 07:55

No ‘dirty deal’ done

The European Union ambassador to New Zealand has denied claims by the NZ meat industry that it has done the dirty on this country over access to the UK and EU markets for lamb and mutton when Britain leaves the EU.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 14:55

Are EU and UK doing the dirty of NZ?

The New Zealand meat industry could be hit by fallout from the tense and divisive Brexit negotiations.

Published in World News
Farmers are backing moves by the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) to cull animals on farms affected by the disease Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis).

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 October 2017 13:55

No levy rise for red meat sector

Sheep and beef farmers will not be paying extra levies for the year starting October 1.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:55

Farmers must have say on any water tax

The Labour Party’s water tax policy is “pretty short on details,” and the farming sector needs to have input into a final plan, says Beef + Lamb NZ chairman James Parsons.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 12:55

Time to front foot it

The pastoral sector is reacting to negative news reporting and comment, rather than being proactive and talking about its vision for water quality in New Zealand, claims Beef + Lamb NZ chairman James Parsons.

Published in General News

Confidence precedes investment, so if farmers are confident in the future and the information they are getting, they will invest, says Beef + Lamb NZ chairman James Parsons.

Published in General News
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