Beef and Lamb

Structural issues remain as red meat sector improves

Structural issues remain as red meat sector improves

Structural issues in the red meat sector still need to be addressed, despite its ''general fortunes'' being on the rise.

Environmental manager's job an ideal fit

Environmental manager's job an ideal fit

When Beef and Lamb New Zealand decided to create a new environmental extension manager position, it was an ideal job for Erica van Reenen.

Beef and Lamb to work with MIE

Beef and Lamb New Zealand says it will work with Meat Industry Excellence as it develops a more detailed project plan - and one that the industry-good organisation can fund.

Identifying good genetics

Identifying good genetics

A Beef and Lamb New Zealand Farming for Profit field day at Millers Flat last week drew 100 people.

Mutton exports to China increase

Mutton exports to China increase

Mutton exports have risen significantly over the first quarter of the 2013-14 meat export season and China is the largest market.

Consulting despite referendum delay

Consulting despite referendum delay

The levy payer referendum, which asks farmers to vote on Beef and Lamb New Zealand's (BLNZ) proposed establishment of a new entity, Beef and Lamb Genetics, has been delayed until possibly early next year, following a government request for more information about the proposal.

Farm profit expected to fall 54%

Farm profit expected to fall 54%

Sheep and beef farmers may be in for a tough time with profits predicted to halve this season as the full impact of lower lamb prices and widespread drought starts to hit home.

Fairlie farmer re-elected

Fairlie farmer re-elected

South Canterbury farmer Anne Munro has been re-elected to the board of Beef and Lamb New Zealand.

Profit drop a global trend

Profit drop a global trend

A predicted fall in sheep and beef farm profits for the 2012-13 season, while disappointing, is not entirely unexpected given the global recession, Beef and Lamb New Zealand economic service executive director Rob Davison says.

Urged to work together

Beef and Lamb New Zealand chairman Mike Petersen is urging farmers and meat companies to work closely together to plan ahead for next season.

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