It is a long way
from managing a farm in the UK to being a research fellow in
Dunedin - but Dr Marion Johnson has led an interesting life.
Dave McCabe, a North Otago contractor and farmer, has devised
a method of pulling strings from bales on feed-out wagons
that saves time and machinery.
Adrian Lawson has shied away from the composite sheep route,
preferring to stick with Romneys.
When Davey and Maggie Hughes established outdoor clothing
company Swazi 17 years ago, he candidly admits they
Fonterra Brands New Zealand has responded to pressure and
confirmed it will reduce butter and cheese prices next month
in line with international price decreases, after separate
reports put the dairy giant's pricing under close scrutiny.
The New Zealand dollar lamb index has reached the highest it
has been within the ASB index, which dates back to 1993.
Dr Fernanda da Silva Tatley is not scared to make changes,
even if they bring quite significant consequences - "because
that's part of life".
United States dairy company DairyAmerica will begin selling
dairy products on Fonterra's online auction site
GlobalDairyTrade from October 4.
executive Scott Bartlett describes the launch of New
Zealand's first mass-market device to put phone calls over
broadband connections as a "game changer" for the country.
Fonterra is investing $US40 million ($NZ47 million) in
developing a third dairy farm in China.
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