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Beef+Lamb NZ gets a seat at the global advocate for sustainable beef. Angus Kebbell reports what this means. And he takes the temperature of farmers at the Christchurch A&P Show
23rd Nov 23, 9:02am
Beef+Lamb NZ gets a seat at the global advocate for sustainable beef. Angus Kebbell reports what this means. And he takes the temperature of farmers at the Christchurch A&P Show
B+L NZ wants to talk about the role forestry offsets play in our country’s climate strategy. Guy Trafford reviews their report, and the solutions they suggest
17th Aug 23, 12:40pm
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B+L NZ wants to talk about the role forestry offsets play in our country’s climate strategy. Guy Trafford reviews their report, and the solutions they suggest
Allan Barber finds that farmers in the Kaipara Hills and neighbouring areas are getting on with the recovery process, although much of the land will take years to repair
22nd Jun 23, 1:00pm
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Allan Barber finds that farmers in the Kaipara Hills and neighbouring areas are getting on with the recovery process, although much of the land will take years to repair
Angus Kebbell sets out the case for why farmers must support their industry bodies - a seat at the table, and a willingness to engage and influence the inevitable compromises will always beat partisan disengagement
20th May 23, 10:15am
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Angus Kebbell sets out the case for why farmers must support their industry bodies - a seat at the table, and a willingness to engage and influence the inevitable compromises will always beat partisan disengagement
New Zealand the outlier allowing fossil fuel emitters to offset their pollution by converting food production to exotic forestry. It's a policy that is driving farm leaders into politics and hardening attitudes
11th May 23, 5:33pm
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New Zealand the outlier allowing fossil fuel emitters to offset their pollution by converting food production to exotic forestry. It's a policy that is driving farm leaders into politics and hardening attitudes
Angus Kebbell notes the simplification and 'reform' of the RMA and related legislation will benefit urban housing, but fails to see how any of this rolls back over-regulation of rural New Zealand
6th Feb 23, 10:49am
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Angus Kebbell notes the simplification and 'reform' of the RMA and related legislation will benefit urban housing, but fails to see how any of this rolls back over-regulation of rural New Zealand
Sam McIvor joins Angus Kebbell to discuss the consequences of rapid-fire poor policy-making, how it is building unintended consequences, and leaving a trail of regulatory mess that is going to take years to fix
28th Jan 23, 11:11am
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Sam McIvor joins Angus Kebbell to discuss the consequences of rapid-fire poor policy-making, how it is building unintended consequences, and leaving a trail of regulatory mess that is going to take years to fix
Beef farmers are looking for efficiencies to deal with both the cost and climate change pressures. Pat Crawshaw discusses how the INZB program is helping that search
14th Dec 22, 10:48am
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Beef farmers are looking for efficiencies to deal with both the cost and climate change pressures. Pat Crawshaw discusses how the INZB program is helping that search
Farm advocates raise alarm about the march of zombie forests, want action before the effects on food production and on its rural communities become much worse
29th Oct 22, 10:26am
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Farm advocates raise alarm about the march of zombie forests, want action before the effects on food production and on its rural communities become much worse
There is no lack of opportunity to get up-to-date on what an ETS will do to farming, what the alternatives are, and what you have to do to ensure the worst doesn't happen
27th Jan 22, 11:33am
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There is no lack of opportunity to get up-to-date on what an ETS will do to farming, what the alternatives are, and what you have to do to ensure the worst doesn't happen
The time is Now! Lead farmer groups need farmers to contribute their views to the He Waka Eke Noa framework as soon as possible because policies are about to get fixed for a generation
17th Jan 22, 9:25am
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The time is Now! Lead farmer groups need farmers to contribute their views to the He Waka Eke Noa framework as soon as possible because policies are about to get fixed for a generation
Will high product prices and good grass growth temper enthusiasm and support for rural protest over excessive and sometimes pointless regulation? Or will, Government refusal to engage just make things worse?
22nd Sep 21, 4:14pm
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Will high product prices and good grass growth temper enthusiasm and support for rural protest over excessive and sometimes pointless regulation? Or will, Government refusal to engage just make things worse?
Guy Trafford wonders if the meat industry's selective enthusiasm for seeing China in the CPTPP might not be the principled promotion of free trade being presented, rather just a selective pragmatic approach
22nd Sep 21, 3:48pm
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Guy Trafford wonders if the meat industry's selective enthusiasm for seeing China in the CPTPP might not be the principled promotion of free trade being presented, rather just a selective pragmatic approach
Allan Barber says the farm assurance programme and its extension into NZFAP Plus will become an essential tool enabling all farmers to justify their licence to operate in an increasingly critical world
30th Aug 21, 10:07am
Allan Barber says the farm assurance programme and its extension into NZFAP Plus will become an essential tool enabling all farmers to justify their licence to operate in an increasingly critical world
Allan Barber finds that the new normal for the red meat sector will be very different to the old, pre-Covid normal. The sector's customers and end users are moving on quickly
25th Aug 21, 11:00am
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Allan Barber finds that the new normal for the red meat sector will be very different to the old, pre-Covid normal. The sector's customers and end users are moving on quickly
Guy Trafford laments the ongoing decline of the NZ sheep industry, pressured by climate change and related regulations, alternative livestock systems, and forestry, all despite Article 2 of the Paris Agreement
20th Aug 21, 11:54am
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Guy Trafford laments the ongoing decline of the NZ sheep industry, pressured by climate change and related regulations, alternative livestock systems, and forestry, all despite Article 2 of the Paris Agreement
Sheep-farming retreat will continue despite excellent meat prices, with carbon farming the mega-force
20th Jul 21, 12:15pm
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Sheep-farming retreat will continue despite excellent meat prices, with carbon farming the mega-force
South Island hill and high-country sheep farms are big and profitable but have limited options
1st Jul 21, 4:33pm
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South Island hill and high-country sheep farms are big and profitable but have limited options
The future of B+LNZ to be decided by referendum votes now underway. At issue is whether it, Dairy NZ and Federated Farmers need to be separate organisations. Voting closes on July 9
29th Jun 21, 9:50am
The future of B+LNZ to be decided by referendum votes now underway. At issue is whether it, Dairy NZ and Federated Farmers need to be separate organisations. Voting closes on July 9
Intensive sheep farms have been squeezed by dairy and are now drifting to beef with wool right out of the money
19th Jun 21, 8:56am
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Intensive sheep farms have been squeezed by dairy and are now drifting to beef with wool right out of the money
The North Island hill country is where sheep, beef, production forests and carbon farming all compete for land-use
3rd Jun 21, 2:49pm
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The North Island hill country is where sheep, beef, production forests and carbon farming all compete for land-use
The sheep and beef industry is getting squeezed from all sides, yet export returns exceed $7 billion
6th May 21, 10:29am
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The sheep and beef industry is getting squeezed from all sides, yet export returns exceed $7 billion
The red meat sector collaboration in joint meetings the MIA and B+LNZ have been having with Ministers, MPs and officials is presenting a united farmer and processing company position for the common good
21st Apr 21, 10:32am
The red meat sector collaboration in joint meetings the MIA and B+LNZ have been having with Ministers, MPs and officials is presenting a united farmer and processing company position for the common good
Angus Kebbell talks to Jeremy Baker at Beef+Lamb NZ about what they bring to the table on agricultural greenhouse gas emission reduction as part of the He Waka Eke Noa Primary Sector Climate Action partnership
13th Mar 21, 11:59am
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Angus Kebbell talks to Jeremy Baker at Beef+Lamb NZ about what they bring to the table on agricultural greenhouse gas emission reduction as part of the He Waka Eke Noa Primary Sector Climate Action partnership
Allan Barber points out that if we adopt a prescriptive state plan for livestock production, it will be a slippery slope for many other industries too, driving increasing distortions and away from essential consumer demand signals
1st Mar 21, 11:21am
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Allan Barber points out that if we adopt a prescriptive state plan for livestock production, it will be a slippery slope for many other industries too, driving increasing distortions and away from essential consumer demand signals