So, cows are a major source of methane but how do you measure how much gas a cow burps?
The Meat Industry Association (MIA) says the latest tariff-rate quota (TRQ) proposal from Britain and the EU is absolute nonsense, is unnecessary and is premature.
The red meat sector is celebrating a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling upholding the initial findings of a New Zealand-led dispute against Indonesia on a range of agricultural non-tariff barriers.
Meat Industry Association (MIA) chair John Loughlin says he is concerned about the “expedient politicking” that went on during the recent election campaign.
Heading into an election that will be won or lost in the towns and cities, farmers must get a hearing on environmental issues, says Meat Industry Association chair John Loughlin.
The ability to send blood products and serum to China is “absolutely” important, says Tim Ritchie, Meat Industry Association (MIA) chief executive.
Ten meat plants have begun a six-month trial of sending chilled beef and sheep meat to China, says Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie.
The recent short-lived ban on Brazilian beef by its major customers is unlikely to increase demand for New Zealand products.
While disappointed by the US decision to withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), the New Zealand sheep and beef sector remains strongly supportive of the deal.