It's time for DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ to justify their split of the eradication costs of Mycoplasma bovis.
Weaning is an ideal time to body condition score (BCS) ewes as it allows valuable summer feed to be partitioned into lighter ewes to give them a lift before tupping.
Farmers are hearing that Beef + Lamb NZ is “putting your money where our mouth is” as it launches an innovative research partnership.
DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand have reached an agreement on how they will split the cost of eradicating Mycoplasma bovis.
Real pragmatism is needed in Europe to sort out the trade issues on Brexit, says Beef + Lamb NZ chair Andrew Morrison.
Primary sectors need not create new standards for animal welfare, grass-fed, GMO and biodiversity because these are already part of existing organic standards, says Brendan Hoare.
Beef + Lamb NZ (BLNZ) says the recent signing of the CTPP deal will put NZ at least on par with Australia in the Japanese beef market, and especially in the rapidly expanding grass-fed meat market in Asia.
Beef + Lamb NZ’s chief executive has made a stinging attack on Britain and the European Union over their plans to introduce inflexible quotas for sheepmeat to the two entities when Brexit occurs.