The Government’s freshwater proposals represent a blunt instrument for complex water problems, according to the Meat Industry Association (MIA).

Published in General News
Friday, 13 September 2019 07:55

A focus on maximising carcase value

A Lincoln University student, Lucy Hewitt (20), has a keen interest in maximising the value from every animal carcase.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 07:55

Lamb cracks $8/kg

Lamb prices have cracked the $8/kg mark for the second successive year and things could get even better.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 August 2019 08:55

Expect more disruption

Food and fibre is the most “activist disrupted” sector globally, second only to petroleum, says KPMG’s global head of agribusiness, Ian Proudfoot.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 29 August 2019 08:55

Cutting meat not the answer – MIA

Meat processors are debunking activists’ claims that the recent IPCC Report on Climate Change and Land has called for lower meat consumption to save the planet.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 09:55

Fairton for final chop

It sounds like the death rattle is signalled for the former Fairton meat processing plant near Ashburton.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 August 2019 10:44

Ideas and expertise freely shared

Ideas are explored and expert resources shared freely at Red Meat Profit Partnership meetings.

Published in Management
Thursday, 15 August 2019 12:55

Woke crowd a challenge for meat

Meat consumption has dropped 20% in continental Europe and the UK in the last two-three months and it’s not all due to the summer heat, says the NZ red meat sector’s man in London, Jeff Grant.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 07:55

Meat given a bum steer

Red meat is unfairly a scapegoat in the fight against climate change, says a European academic.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 09:55

Bite back now!

Meat eaters shouldn’t relinquish all advocacies on animal welfare to lobby groups, says Freedom Farms general manager Hilary Pearson.

Published in General News
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