Media releases

Media releases from Beef + Lamb New Zealand are published here. Free publication-quality images are available in the photo library.

Phil Smith elected as Beef + Lamb New Zealand Northern South Island farmer director

2 March 2015
Culverden farmer Phil Smith has been elected as the farmer director to represent sheep and beef farmers in the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Northern South Island electorate.

Tool to help Canterbury farmers

24 February 2015
B+LNZ has been working with Environment Canterbury to develop a tool that will help sheep and beef farmers meet the requirements of the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan.

Sheep and beef farmer environment champions

12 February 2015
Seventy sheep and beef farmers from around the country are gathering in Wellington this week to equip themselves with the skills and knowledge they need to negotiate sustainable land and water management regulations in their own regions.

Tri-Lamb Group working to put lamb on the menu in the US

30 January 2015
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is working together with its sheep farming counterparts from the US and Australia to get Americans eating more lamb.

Strong demand improves meat export returns

13 January 2015
Beef + Lamb New Zealand compiles lamb, mutton and beef export statistics for the country. The following is a summary of the first quarter of the 2014-15 meat export season (1 October 2014 to 31 December 2014).

Beef + Lamb New Zealand director elections

22 December 2014
Nominations have now closed for two farmer-elected positions on the Beef + Lamb New Zealand board.

Beef + Lamb New Zealand joins forces with McDonald's

17 December 2014
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has partnered with McDonald's New Zealand to support the quick service restaurant company's quest to serve sustainable beef to its customers.

Meat and wool production calculator launched for farmer feedback

10 December 2014
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has launched a new online tool to encourage farmers to think about production in a different way.

Beef + Lamb New Zealand director nominations called for

5 December 2014
North Canterbury farmer Andy Fox is not seeking re-election to the board of Beef + Lamb New Zealand and will stand down at next year's annual meeting in March.
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