Bridget Irving came south to study at the University of Otago
- and never left.
''Oh, mate, I'm just overwhelmingly chuffed,'' a delighted
Emma Hollamby said after graduating from the inaugural
Farmhand training programme.
My Mate John has got a new mate - and his name's Rob.
Long-standing Alliance Group director John Lindsay has been
dumped by shareholders and Avondale sheep and beef farmer
Russell Drummond appointed to the company's board.
New South Island-based milk-sourcing company is entering the
dairy sector, backed by Fonterra.
''It'll come right,'' Clarendon dairy farmer Glenn Johnston
said yesterday as he reflected on Fonterra's slashing of its
forecast milk price from $5.30 to $4.70.
About a quarter of dairy farmers face some business risk this
season at Fonterra's forecast $4.70 milk price, industry body
DairyNZ has calculated.
Anna Campbell will take over as managing director of
Dunedin-based agribusiness consulting company AbacusBio in
Silver Fern Farms director candidate Fiona Hancox has called
on farmers to ''fight for control'' of their co-operative.
Theoretically, Sam Macdonald should have the greenest lawn in
the Tarras district. For it would be hard to beat the
impressive sprinkler system that waters his garden on Bendigo
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