Monday, 22 July 2013 09:47

Recipe for resilient farming

Strong leadership, good networks and being change-ready are the key ingredients to running resilient farming operations, says Westpac managing director of private wealth and insurance, Simon Power.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 16:35

Lamb losses near and far

“You can see exactly what’s going to happen,” Beef + Lamb New Zealand chairman Mike Petersen told Rural News. “There’s going to be low and slow supply from both the EU and New Zealand which is going to make it incredibly hard to fill Christmas orders.”

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 14:20

Lamb outlook tenuous

THE OUTLOOK for lamb right now is tenuous, according to Beef + Lamb NZ chairman Mike Petersen.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 14:16

Spring’s non-appearance triggers drought

THE APPARENT lack of a real ‘spring’ has triggered rapidly developing drought conditions in many parts of Hawkes Bay and the North Island East Coast.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 11:45

Irrigation prospect welcomed in the Bay

THE PROSPECT of irrigation addresses some of the woes of Hawkes Bay’s annual drought, says Beef + Lamb NZ chairman Mike Petersen.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 11:16

Outlook still positive despite confidence drop

LONG-TERM PROSPECTS are still bright for sheep and beef despite a big drop in farmer confidence, says Beef+Lamb NZ chairman Mike Petersen.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 October 2012 13:46

A country a day for Petersen

BLNZ CHAIRMAN Mike Petersen is in Europe this week on a whistle-stop visit to farming leaders in seven countries in just eight days.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 August 2012 16:25

Conference covers all the bases

PRACTICAL, POLITICAL, inspirational, controversial: the recent Red Meat Sector conference in Queenstown covered all the bases.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 February 2012 10:59

NZ$ rains on beef’s parade

THE NEW Zealand dollar's strength is throwing a dampener on heady days for beef.

Published in General News
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