Belt-tightening is expected across the dairy industry, with
flow-on effects for rural communities, as farmers face a
substantial drop in income this season.
Dairy farmers' incomes could drop by more than $4 billion
this season after Fonterra yesterday slashed its milk price
forecast from $7 to $6.
Meat Industry Excellence says it will give farmers a ''road
map for reform'' of the red meat sector through what it
promises will be a ''grunty and robust'' business plan.
Techion Group might comprise ''a little team in a tin shed in
South Dunedin'' but the animal parasite diagnostics company
is making waves internationally.
When University of Otago graduate Polly Withers started
researching protein powders last year, she knew nothing about
protein or nutritional products.
Alliance Group chief executive Grant Cuff is stepping down in
December after nine years in the position.
When it comes to
chronicling New Zealand's agricultural history, much has been
written about the role of shepherds and stockmen.
Dunedin businesses are being urged to ''think differently''
when it comes to how they do business.
Entering the Ballance Farm Environment Awards reinforced to
South Otago couple Brendon and Suzie Bearman they were
''heading in the right direction''.
Craig Adams will be hoping it will be a case of third-time
lucky at the National Country Music Awards next month.
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