2015

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Out now: Regulatory, Technical and Trade Policy News Update

18 December 2015

Get the latest information on technical, trade and environmental policy developments in the December issue of Beef and Lamb New Zealand's quarterly policy newsletter.

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John MacGillivray

Ewe hogget competition: Where are they now? 2003 winner: John MacGillivray, Southland

15 December 2015

Every year, the New Zealand Ewe Hogget competition celebrates farmers who are prepared to benchmark their operation and stock against their peers. In this series, Beef + Lamb New Zealand is catching up with past winners – from the years up until 2005 – to find out where they are now and to pick up…

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Phil Smith

Why is the lamb price falling?

15 December 2015

With a very poor start to the season for sheep farmers, B+LNZ farmer director Phil Smith discusses what’s happening internationally and urges farmers to get support if they need it. 

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Kirsten Bryant

The glue that binds our communities

14 December 2015

Rural communities are exemplified by the inter-connectedness of our everyday lives, says B+LNZ's Western North Island farmer director Kirsten Bryant.

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Andrew Morrison

Get engaged in the democratic process

10 December 2015

B+LNZ's Southern South Island farmer director Andrew Morrison urges farmers to engage in the democratic process, as Environment Southland moves to make regulatory changes around water and nutrient management. 

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International beef producers working together

9 December 2015

North Canterbury farmer and B+LNZ Young Leader's Scholarship winner, Marie Timperley, attended the Five Nations Beef Alliance conference in Mexico in October. It proved to be an eye-opening experience.

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Andrew Kirk

Ewe hogget competition: Where are they now? 2001 winner: Andrew Kirk, Hawke’s Bay

8 December 2015

Every year, the New Zealand Ewe Hogget competition celebrates farmers who are prepared to benchmark their operation and stock against their peers. In this series, Beef + Lamb New Zealand is catching up with past winners – from the years up until 2005 – to find out where they are now and to pick up…

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Annie and Max

B+LNZ Genetics appointments

7 December 2015

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics has appointed two extension officers: Dr Annie O’Connell in the South Island and Max Tweedie in the North Island.

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Arnolds

Ewe hogget competition: Where are they now? 2005 winners: Adrian and Kim Arnold, Hawke’s Bay

2 December 2015

Every year, the New Zealand Ewe Hogget competition celebrates farmers who are prepared to benchmark their operation and stock against their peers. In this series, Beef + Lamb New Zealand is catching up with past winners – from the years up until 2005 – to find out where they are now and to pick up…

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 Mt Aspiring field-day

Project highlights the upside of environmental compliance

30 November 2015

Front footing environmental compliance is less daunting than many farmers realise.

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