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Episode 21 – Live exports – a question of reputation?

Reinstating live animal exports from New Zealand is currently on the table under the new coalition government, and is drawing attention from all sides of the debate.
In this episode, we hear from Julia Jones, who asks what reputation we want New Zealand to have; Dr Helen Beattie, a veterinarian who advocates for animal welfare; and Brent Wallace, who sees this as an opportunity to lead the industry.

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Live Export Ban Drags On

Live cattle export has been a contentious issue, banned by the previous government, exporters and farmer suppliers are hoping a new gold standard accreditation can lead to the ban being overturned by August. But time is ticking, as politicians wait for advice from Ministry for Primary Industries officials before making a decision.
Words Tony Leggett

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How to buy the right bull

Being clear on your desired outcome is the first step to ensure you end up with a bull-team well suited to your particular needs.

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Eye Fillet of Beef & Green Tomato Salad

Although eye fillet of beef may not have the extra flavour of say, scotch or sirloin, it has always been a favourite of mine when entertaining. It can be enjoyed cooked to blue, rare, medium-rare or even medium, if you must! Recipe & Words Kathy Paterson, Photo Tam West.

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AngusPRO: A Progressive Approach

AngusPRO is committed to bettering Angus cattle within the New Zealand beef industry and ensuring Angus is the tastiest beef on everyone’s lips. Words by Sarah Horrocks.

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Cow condition score is regarded as a big influencer of conception rate

Body Condition Score (BCS) data over several years shows a straight-line relationship to mating success. Words by Tony Leggett.

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Episode 20 – Treating rubbish as a resource

Waste takes many different forms onfarm and there’s some great initiatives out there with an aim to give these resources another life - sometimes even back on the same farm!
In this episode, we hear from three experts who discuss the exciting ways we can begin to utilise onfarm waste as a resource.

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An Autumn Muster

Anna Munro reflects on her time in the depths of the Canterbury High Country on Lake Heron Station. Words & Images Anna Munro

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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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