Displaying items by tag: Beef

Friday, 14 November 2014 09:28

Focus on growing dairy heifers

DAIRYNZ IS setting up heifer-rearing focus farms to help graziers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 10:29

Irish farmers’ major beef

IRISH BEEF farmers are angry about a massive cattle price gap with the UK. Thousands of Irish farmers last week blocked abattoirs for 24 hours – the first such action in 15 years – protesting that they are not seeing the benefit of higher prices paid by UK markets for their produce: there’s a gap of $560 between prices in the UK and Ireland.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 09:15

US beef buyers court New Zealand suppliers

IF YOU haven’t already heard of CostCo, chances are you soon will. Two representatives of the giant US wholesale-style retailer visited New Zealand earlier this month looking to forge closer links with beef suppliers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 09:11

Boom for beef and sheep?

COW NUMBERS in the US are at their lowest for 63 years, contributing to a boom in beef export volumes and prices, says Beef + Lamb NZ chief economist Andrew Burrt.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 16:00

Beef and pork star in Canada-EU trade deal

BEEF AND pig farmers are the winners in a new trade deal between Canada and the EU, but it spells bad news for cheese makers in Canada and the US.

Published in World News
Monday, 20 October 2014 12:27

Seeking the best ‘outcast’ cows

Massey researchers are four years into a trial which could have profound implications for beef and dairy farmers alike. Peter Burke reports the details as relayed at a recent Beef + Lamb NZ and DairyNZ dairy/beef integration day in the Manawatu.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:16

Record high returns for meat

NEW ZEALAND meat exports reached a record high of $5.3 billion in 2013-14 – up $480m on the previous season - driven by high average values.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 09:18

Put another farmer on the media BBQ

By Rick Powdrell is Federated Farmers Meat & Fibre chairperson

Published in Opinion
Monday, 21 July 2014 14:48

Sheep and beef farmers regain mojo

THE RED meat sector is showing signs of putting decades of low profits and lack of reinvestment behind it.

Published in General News
Friday, 11 July 2014 10:07

Beef + Lamb NZ Genetics underway

BEEF + LAMB New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics is officially in business.

Published in General News