North Otago pig farmers Gus and Sue Morton are not only
bringing home the bacon - they are selling it direct to the
They're big on farming at tiny Flag Swamp School.
Newly appointed Deer
Industry New Zealand board member Danny Hailes sees great
potential for the deer industry.
Total farmer ownership and control of Fonterra is
non-negotiable, Fonterra Shareholders Council chairman Simon
Fonterra and United Kingdom-based dairy co-operative First
Milk have announced a joint venture to produce whey proteins
for Fonterra's growing food ingredients business in Europe.
"A little bit like Dragons Den" was how Martin van Rooyen
described the first of his mentoring sessions with
high-profile businessman Stefan Lepionka.
Red meat, as well as rugby, will be on the menu for the
thousands of visitors in New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup.
Implementation of the controversial National Animal
Identification and Tracing (Nait) system will begin for
cattle on July 1 next year.
Recent research on possum control is being applied to
Sheep and beef farmers are still conservative about spending
because they feel there has been no substantial change to
industry structure or strategies, a Maf report has found.
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