Milk production in Otago-Southland is up 4% for the season to
the end of February, compared with the previous corresponding
period, and up 6% nationally.
A former AgResearch director, who was on the board when the
decision was made to establish four ''centres of
excellence'', including Invermay, is disappointed with the
plans to cut jobs at the research centre.
Lee Stream went to the dogs last week - but all for a good
Sailing around the world on luxury super yachts and rubbing
shoulders with the likes of film director Steven Spielberg
sounds like a glamorous lifestyle.
Deer farmers attending a recent field day at Invermay were
urged to recognise they were ''at the Mecca'' for deer
It's a long way from Alexandra to Argentina.
Drew Dundass reckons the Charolais breed of cattle is a
Meat Industry Excellence is seeking funding from Beef and
Lamb New Zealand, saying it needs about $200,000 to continue
to make progress with meat industry reform.
''A more traditional summer'' is how Otago Federated Farmers
president Stephen Korteweg describes the season.
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