April

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Rain, rain and more rain

27 April 2017

Phil Smith, B+LNZ's Farmer Director for the Northern South Island, reflects on the changes a bit of rain makes on farm.

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Beef Cow BCS resource launched

26 April 2017

Body Condition Scoring is a proven management tool in driving productivity and feed-use efficiency and a recently launched how-to resource book makes condition scoring beef cows easy.

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Sheep Industry Awards 2016

Sheep Industry Awards 2017 – Nominations Open

24 April 2017

Nominations are open for this year’s Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards which celebrate the people and the science which makes the industry world-leading.

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Ladies Long Lunch 2017

Lunch celebrates farming women

18 April 2017

Over 100 women gathered to celebrate the vital role they play as partners in farming businesses at a lunch held in the Rangitikei last month.

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Engaging in good environmental practice

11 April 2017

B+LNZ Mid Northern North Island Farmer Council Chair, Robyn Williamson, says B+LNZ Environmental Focus Farms play a vital role in helping farmers identify practices to improve environmental and financial performance.

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Sam McIvor's PGGRC Conference 2017 Speech

11 April 2017

Read a transcript of the speech by B+LNZ's CEO Sam McIvor from the Pastoral Greenhouse Gas Research Consortium (PGgRc) conference 28 March 2017.

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Sam McIvor's AGM 2017 speech

10 April 2017

Read a transcript of the speech by B+LNZ's CEO Sam McIvor to our Annual General Meeting on 30 March 2017.

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Responding to market signals

6 April 2017

Andrew Morrison, Beef + Lamb NZ Farmer Director for the Southern South Island, reflects on New Zealand's ability to respond to market signals. 

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Facial Eczema threatens ewe fertility

3 April 2017

Warm, wet weather is creating perfect conditions for Facial Ezcema (FE) and given the right conditions the risk could continue through until May.

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