Friday, 17 April 2020 10:01

Feed needs discussed

Written by  Staff Reporters

Work is being conducted to improve feed and supplement levels in regions around the country.

Beef + Lamb NZ (B+LNZ) says it’s working with the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and other industry organisations – such as Federated Farmers and DairyNZ – to identify regional feed levels and supplement levels around the country.

MPI is seeking to facilitate the importation of supplementary feed where there are constraints at present – such as drought-affected areas like Northland.  

Next week, B+LNZ will work with farm consultants to build some regional feed budgets to outline the current situation for farmers in each region and examine relevant management options and the financial implications

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