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Educational Series ‘Raising The Steaks’ For Beef Sector

If you are looking for the latest industry information on how to improve your beef farming operation then you can’t go past the “Raising the Steaks” channel on YouTube, hosted by Angus New Zealand’s very own Kate Pont.

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Monitoring system trial highlights potential of wearable technologies

Over the past six months, cow monitoring systems have been trialled in two South Island beef herds as part of Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Informing New Zealand Beef Programme. Words Sandra Taylor, Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Charolais breed surging in popularity

Buyers recognise the explosive growth and yield potential of Charolais cattle. Words Sam Holland, President of Charolais Breeders New Zealand.

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All about the journey

Speckle Park cattle are recognised for producing high-marbling genetics and combined with mouth-watering bite test results – it’s all about the softness of the beef – it was a natural progression into Speckle Beef as a brand in its own right.

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Milestones Reached in Informing New Zealand Beef Programme

Data from commercial herds contribute to beef evaluation programme. Words Sandra Taylor, Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Highlights of 2023 USA & Canada Study Tour

A group of New Zealand breeders and industry representatives learn more about genetic research and new technologies in the Northern Hemisphere. Words Sandra Taylor, Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Shorthorn breeders get first taste

Shorthorn seedstock producers are close to seeing the first weaned calves born in their own large scale progeny test. Words Tony Leggett.

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Winter 2024

Read Country-Wide Winter 2024 online here. Country-Wide is New Zealand’s only dedicated pastoral and arable farming magazine, available on subscription.

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Episode 19 – How do we tackle regenerating biodiversity on our farms?

When it comes to looking at the future of regenerating biodiversity, farmers have a key role to play, with 24% of native biodiversity found on sheep and beef farmland, second only to conservation estate.

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Next Generation Herd, Fast-forward genetic gain

For Alan and Natasha Cave joining Informing New Zealand Beef’s commercial herd programme was a natural progression in their on-going work to improve the performance of their commercial beef herd. Words Sandra Taylor, Beef + Lamb New Zealand and Photos Laura Adams, Little Valley Photography.

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