TheBeefSite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the beef industry

TheBeefSite Latest News: New Zealand

27 December 2013
View news from New Zealand New Directors to Beef + Lamb New Zealand Board
NEW ZEALAND - Two new farmer directors will join the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Board after the annual meeting in Feilding in March 2014....
17 December 2013
View news from New Zealand Researchers Win $200,000 For Sustainability, Profitability and Performance Research
NEW ZEALAND - AgResearch has invested $200,000 to change how science considers fungus in plants. ...
12 December 2013
View news from New Zealand Red Meat Profit Partnership Underway
NEW ZEALAND - Beef + Lamb New Zealand has welcomed the announcement that the Red Meat Profit Partnership is underway, acknowledging the significant opportunities it will provide farmers....
21 November 2013
View news from New Zealand Water 'Dilemma' Faces New Zealand Cattle Industry
NEW ZEALAND – A government report has linked dairy farm expansion with increasing stress on water quality....
12 November 2013
View news from New Zealand Farmers Welcome Freshwater Policy Statement
NEW ZEALAND – Water policy is going to be scientifically, culturally and economically informed for the first time, says a Federated Farmers of New Zealand spokesperson....
06 November 2013
View news from New Zealand Check For Adult Ticks and Prevent Theileria
NEW ZEALAND – Farmers and Veterinarians must unite against a new Ikeda strain to limit the spread of the blood-borne parasite Theileria, advises Dairy New Zealand....
View news from New Zealand Robot to Assist in Pasture Management
NEW ZEALAND – Pasture work could be made simpler by a paddock robot built by leading experts at AgResearch New Zealand....
04 November 2013
View news from New Zealand Annual Scholarship Programme Opens
NEW ZEALAND - Beef and Lamb New Zealand is inviting young New Zealanders interested in agriculture to apply for its annual undergraduate scholarship round....
01 November 2013
View news from New Zealand Farmers Warned of Grassland Pests Risk
NEW ZEALAND – Farmers are being warned that numbers of grassland pests, porina and black beetle, will be ‘larger than normal’....
31 October 2013
View news from New Zealand World Expert to Visit Chile on Tuberculosis Visit
CHILE – A revered veterinary surgeon from New Zealand is set to discuss bovine tuberculosis (bTB) control to farmers in Southern Chile....
25 October 2013
View news from New Zealand Foot and Mouth 'Preparedness' Plan Welcomed by Cattle Specialists
NEW ZEALAND – Dairy New Zealand has praised the government’s foot and mouth disease ‘preparedness’ programme, saying it will address gaps in the current national system....
21 October 2013
View news from New Zealand Strong New Zealand Dollar Causes Concern For Meat Exporters
NEW ZEALAND – Drought impacts are being exacerbated as a high NZ$ pressures exporters, say Meat and Livestock Australia analysts....
15 October 2013
View news from New Zealand Powerline Safety Warning Issued After Second Gale In Two Months
NEW ZEALAND – Cattlemen are being asked to be wary of fallen powerlines in the wake of the gale force winds that hit Canterbury over the weekend....
04 October 2013
View news from New Zealand Irrigation Keeps Dairy Economy 'Ticking'
NEW ZEALAND - Irrigation has kept the economy of New Zealand ticking through the drought, a farm spokesman has said....
View news from New Zealand US Government Shutdown Warning to NZ Farmers
NEW ZEALAND - The budgetary deadlock, which has sections of the United States Government shutting down, should serve as a warning to New Zealand farmers to run conservative farm budgets....
26 September 2013
View news from New Zealand Genetics Research Initiative to Improve Genetic Understanding in Beef-sired Dairy Calves
NEW ZEALAND – Beef and Lamb New Zealand is investigating the effect of improving beef genetics in the red meat supply chain....
16 September 2013
View news from New Zealand Effluent App Captures Value
NEW ZEALAND - DairyNZ has released a new smartphone app to help farmers apply effluent more efficiently....
06 September 2013
View news from New Zealand RMA Reform Bill Third Reading ‘A Reform Entrée’
NEW ZEALAND - Federated Farmers has given a cautious welcome to the Resource Management Reform Bill 2012, which recently passed its third reading in the Parliament....
02 September 2013
View news from New Zealand Green Light for Red Meat
NEW ZEALAND - Many farmers are already making positive changes to protect the environment, says Beef + Lamb New Zealand Mid-Northern North Island extension manager Erica van Reenen. And, they hold real potential to trigger further environmental change. ...
28 August 2013
View news from New Zealand Red Meat Profit Partnership a Great Opportunity
NEW ZEALAND - Federated Farmers has welcomed the Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP), a growth partnership to be chaired by Malcolm Bailey, former President. ...
06 August 2013
View news from New Zealand Farmers Should Secure Feed Early
NEW ZEALAND - Market analysts have called on the cereal and livestock industries to study reports from the Arable Industry Marketing Initiative (AIMI) that barley stocks are low....
25 July 2013
View news from New Zealand Survey Finds Improvement in Farmer Confidence
NEW ZEALAND - Federated Farmers’ New-Season Farm Confidence Survey, undertaken at the start of the 2013/14 season, has shown a major turnaround in farmer confidence. ...
15 July 2013
View news from New Zealand Farmers Praised For Recycling Record
NEW ZEALAND – Farmers in the Waikato region, New Zealand’s dairying heartland, have been praised for showing great commitment to recycling after collecting a record amount of hazardous chemicals....
19 June 2013
View news from New Zealand Toolkit to Be Unveiled For Environmental Planning
NEW ZEALAND - Beef + Lamb New Zealand is ramping up the capability behind its flagship environment resource – the Land and Environment Planning (LEP) Toolkit....
12 June 2013
View news from New Zealand Technology Showcase to Illustrate Importance to Exports
NEW ZEALAND – Farmers will be able to assess their grassland against a visual condition score and scrutinise different endophyte types in the company of specialist pasture scientists at this year’s National Agricultural Fieldays at Mystery Creek. ...
30 May 2013
View news from New Zealand China Approves New Zealand Meat
NEW ZEALAND - Chinese authorities have cleared certificates for New Zealand meat, causing huge relief to the industry. ...
17 May 2013
View news from New Zealand 'Steady as She Goes' Budget Gets Approval
NEW ZEALAND - The government farm financing package 'Budget 2013' has been welcomed by Federated Farmers of New Zealand who have called it a 'steady as she goes affair'....
06 May 2013
View news from New Zealand Beef and Sheep Sector Increases Eco-efficiency
NEW ZEALAND - New research shows the New Zealand sheep and beef sector has a much lighter environmental footprint than in the past. ...
 2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11 

News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Category

News By Sub-Category


Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

Animal Welfare in EPS - 5m Books