Profitability of dry stock farming and market development will be among the topics discussed at a Beef & Lamb meeting in Te Puke on Tuesday.
James Parsons, Beef & Lamb Chairman and Farmer Director, Northern North Island, will speak at the meeting on Tuesday August 5 from 11 to 12.30pm.
James Parsons of Beef & Lamb will speak at a farmers’ meeting in Te Puke on Tuesday.
“It’s an opportunity to review the organisation’s performance over the past year and find out more about our work streams and priorities for the year ahead,” says James.
Issues currently impacting farmers include water quality and the environment, will also be discussed, he says.
James will give an update on the market development and the Meat Industry Excellence group’s business plan to support red meat sector initiatives.
“These farmer meetings are excellent as we value the feedback we get. It helps set the direction of our activities. So we encourage farmers to come along and have your say. Let us know if we’re on the right track.
James farms a 478 hectare hill country farm in Tangowahine, Northland, running a Coopworth sheep stud, commercial ewes, bulls and breeding cows.
The meeting is in the Settlers Lounge, Memorial Hall, 130 Jellicoe Street, Te Puke.