Displaying items by tag: Beef

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 11:31

Gap growing between top and bottom

The difference today in the beef industry between the top-and bottom-performing cattle is greater than it has ever been, says Bill Austin, of Austins Ultrasound Ltd.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 13:23

$35m windfall for SFF shareholders

Silver Fern Farms Co-op shareholders will receive a $34.5 million special dividend on February.
Published in General News
Monday, 16 January 2017 14:44

$7.5m loss for SFF

Meat processor Silver Fern Farms has reported a net operating loss before tax and impairment of $7.5m million for the 12 months ending September 2016.
Published in General News
Friday, 09 December 2016 13:55

Funding boost for beef genetics research

New Zealand beef genetics research is about to get a shot in the arm thanks to a landmark trans-Tasman collaboration.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 08 December 2016 06:55

Best beef like making fine wine

Producing specialist beef is like developing a fine wine, says Pedro Merola, founder of Brazilian specialist beef company Feed.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 06:55

Sheep, beef to aid dairy in cutting emissions?

Will sheep and beef farmers in future grow trees to sell offsets to dairy under the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)?

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:02

Benefits of beef sires

Use of proven beef genetics delivers the goods on dairy farms, a five-year study has found.

Published in Management
Friday, 09 September 2016 10:55

Beef progeny test delivering answers to farmers

Commercial farmers can be sure estimated breeding values (EBVs) for calf weaning weights will deliver what they predict.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 07 July 2016 09:55

US beef leg conformation causing concern

Leg conformation issues in US beef cattle are concerning Dr Temple Grandin.

Published in World News
Friday, 01 April 2016 11:21

NZ beef must keep its branding edge

South America, and in particular Brazil, is set to dominate global beef trade in 2016, says Rabobank.

Published in General News