Errol Holgate's contribution to the sheep industry was
recognised at the Beef and Lamb New Zealand sheep industry
awards in Invercargill last week.
Grazing of Russell lupins in the high country has ''plenty of
scope'' in the right areas, New Zealand Merino Company
production science project leader Mark Ferguson believes.
Silver Fern Farms says it has reviewed in detail ''a number
of times'' the costs and benefits of industry consolidation,
including those related to a potential merger with Alliance
Deborah Manning's ''a-ha'' moment came while reading the
Economists have slashed their new season milk price forecasts
to as low as $4.50 after yet another drop in global dairy
Silver Fern Farms shareholders have exceeded the minimum
threshold required to force a special meeting to discuss a
merger with Alliance Group.
The ''tightest and roughest'' times are still to come for
dairy farmers, Federated Farmers dairy chairman Andrew
Alliance Group shareholders are now seeking the same support
as a group of Silver Fern Farms shareholders in a bid to get
an analysis of the potential benefits and risks of a merger.
Outram Limousin breeders Rob and Jean Johnstone have done it
The New Zealand Woolclassers Association is holding a field
day at the PGG Wrightson Wool store in Mosgiel on Wednesday.
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