2017

Phil Smith_farm

Taking Stock

27 June 2017

B+LNZ farmer director for the Northern South Island, Phil Smith, takes stock of some of the latest happenings in the industry.

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Multi-media resource covers lucerne management over winter

27 June 2017

Lucerne plays an important role on many sheep and beef farms, but to maximise its yield potential the forage crop needs to be actively managed over winter.

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Sheep with twins

How accurately do DNA profiles match real life?

20 June 2017

While nestled amongst the B+LNZ Genetics Progeny Test family, the Landcorp Duncraigen arrangement is slightly different, as the Te Anau property is home to the South Island Genomic Calibration (SIGC) flock. 

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Subclover Strike

Striking it lucky with aerially-applied clover

20 June 2017

Regular autumn rainfall made for ideal conditions for clover seeds to strike on Hamish and Annabel Craw’s 422ha Banks Peninsula farm.

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Andrew Morrison_cows

Outstanding in our field

20 June 2017

Following on from the very successful World Shearing Championships, Southland hosted the Ballance Farm Environment Awards National showcase recently and in July, will welcome Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Sheep Industry Awards to the region, Andrew Morrison says.

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Wetland

Southland Water and Land Plan hearing process

14 June 2017

Congratulations to the numerous farmers who have spoken at the first two weeks of the Southland Water and Land Plan hearings. 

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Three tips for winter soil management

13 June 2017

Winter is here. It’s time to think about protecting your paddocks over the coming months.

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Extension 350 Programme underway

7 June 2017

This farmer-led mentoring and extension programme is designed to lift the profitability, environmental sustainability, on-farm performance and wellbeing of Northland farms. 

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Danny Brown

Internal parasite control – a team effort

7 June 2017

When it comes to managing internal parasites on farm, Bog Roy Station stock manager Danny Brown says the key step is a drench resistance test.

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Graham Alder

Beef progeny test ramps up

7 June 2017

The Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics Beef Progeny Test is now in its third season, with carcase data from the rising two-year-old progeny only a few months away.

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