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Alternative proteins the focus of Beef + Lamb New Zealand project

6 July 2017
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is leading a project to assess potential red meat sector responses to alternative protein advances.
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Sheep industry’s leaders recognised

6 July 2017
The skills and depth of talent within this country’s sheep industry were recognised at Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Sheep Industry Awards in Invercargill last night.

Sheep and beef sector welcomes launch of FTA negotiations with the Pacific Alliance trade bloc

3 July 2017
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) welcome Minister McClay’s announcement that New Zealand will start free trade agreement negotiations with members of the Pacific Alliance trade bloc, including Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
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Live streaming a first for B+LNZ Sheep Industry Awards

27 June 2017
Technology is allowing those unable to attend this year’s Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards ceremony in Invercargill to be part of the celebrations.

Beef and Sheep sector outline key priorities in their 2017 Manifesto: “Blueprint for partnership with the New Zealand Government”

15 June 2017
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) are presenting the sector’s priorities to all political parties ahead of this year’s General Election.
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Finalists selected in New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards

14 June 2017
Leading farmers, scientists, a retired sheep breeder and a ground-breaking stock trading company are among the finalists selected in this year’s Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards.
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Beef + Lamb New Zealand starts the search for an independent director

13 June 2017
Beef + Lamb New Zealand plans to appoint an independent director to its board and has begun the search.

Declines in interest rates offset a sharp rise in fuel prices for sheep and beef farms

7 June 2017
Sheep and beef farm input prices dipped slightly in the year to March 2017 as on-farm inflation was -0.1 per cent, according to the latest Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Economic Service Sheep and Beef On-Farm Inflation Report.

Beef + Lamb New Zealand welcomes Budget biosecurity investment

26 May 2017
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ), on behalf of sheep and beef farmers, has welcomed the Government’s additional investment in biosecurity, announced in the Budget on Thursday 25 May.
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