Displaying items by tag: Beef

Thursday, 17 March 2016 10:55

Hopes that good prices will stem herd decline

The deer industry hopes its good prices will stem the decline of the national deer herd and even cause a slight increase, Deer Industry NZ chief executive Dan Coup says.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 March 2016 07:55

TPP delivers big time says negotiator

Japan declined to eliminate its tariff on beef, but cut it from the current 38.5% to 9% under full implementation of the TPP. 

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Tuesday, 15 March 2016 07:55

Sheep woes continue on

Sheep and beef farmers, especially in the South Island, are going to take a substantial hit in their incomes this year as lamb prices weaken.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 17:19

Low lamb prices hurt sheep and beef profits

Weak lamb prices are cutting into sheep and beef farmers' profits this season.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:12

Red meat sector welcomes TPP signing

The Trans Pacific Partnership will eliminate over time most of the tariffs on New Zealand's red meat sector, says Beef + Lamb chairman James Parsons.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 11:55

Sector outlooks: some good, some not

Ian Proudfoot, head of agribusiness at KPMG, gives his predictions for 2016.

Published in General News
Friday, 22 January 2016 13:25

Meat returns down despite dollar drop

Record revenue was made in the last quarter, despite the NZD depreciation and average per tonne values being down.

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Monday, 14 December 2015 17:55

Women’s business course continues

The Agri-Women's Development Trust business programme for sheep and beef farming women has been confirmed for 2016 with funding from the Red Meat Profit Partnership.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 November 2015 17:01

Aussie lead global red meat research

A global approach to positioning beef and lamb as premium consumer products is a step closer, with Australian research attracting new international collaboration.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 13:06

Humble hotpot drives 600% growth

The humble hotpot has been the catalyst for phenomenal growth of the red meat market in China, Silver Fern Farms (SFF) chief executive Dean Hamilton says.

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