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International Beef Alliance meets in Taupo

14 October 2016
New Zealand is hosting beef producers from the International Beef Alliance in Taupo next week.

Final Report confirms potential of dairy beef integration

10 October 2016
The final report of a five year study into the use of quality beef genetics in a dairy beef supply chain was released today, confirming the potential for dairy farmers to produce high value calves with minimal calving problems using proven beef genetics.
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New Zealand farming leaders check in on Brexit

6 October 2016
Britain’s arrangements for leaving the European Union (EU) by the summer of 2019 and progress towards an EU-NZ Free Trade Agreement, will be on the agenda when Beef + Lamb New Zealand meets British and EU farming representatives during a northern hemisphere visit.
Phil Wilcox

New Otago genetics course launches 2017

4 October 2016
B+LNZ Genetics is one of the key industry partners in a new Quantitative Genetics programme at the University of Otago. This field of science is fundamental to progressing New Zealand’s efforts in the sheep and beef genetics space.

New red meat marketing strategy tells farming story

27 September 2016
The story of New Zealand farming and its farmers will be at the heart of Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s new market development strategy targeting new and emerging markets.
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Beef progeny test delivering answers to farmers

23 August 2016
Initial results from the Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics beef progeny test are good news for commercial farmers. They show that estimated breeding values (EBVs) for calf weaning weights delivering on what they predict.
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Sheep producers from the Tri-Lamb Group meet in NZ to discuss common interests

15 August 2016
Young sheep industry leaders from New Zealand, Australia and the United States are getting together in New Zealand this week to discuss common interests and look at the New Zealand sheep industry first-hand.
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Latest Beef + Lamb New Zealand stock survey

9 August 2016
New Zealand’s beef cattle herd increased by 2.8 per cent to 3.7 million during the 2015–16 season – same time as the country’s sheep flock decreased 3.0 per cent and now totals 28.3 million.
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Sheep industry recognises top performance

6 July 2016
The sheep industry celebrated its best and brightest at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards in Masterton tonight.
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