Sally Rae

Back in profit, Silver Fern ponders revamp

Back in profit, Silver Fern ponders revamp

An improved financial position is encouraging Silver Fern Farms to consider reorganising itself into three species units of beef, sheepmeat and venison.

Meat sector changes at top

Meat sector changes at top

The winds of change continue to sweep through the meat industry in the South with the resignation of Silver Fern Farms chief executive Keith Cooper.

Sheep, beef farmers want big changes

Sheep, beef farmers want big changes

West Otago sheep and beef farmers Nelson and Fiona Hancox want farmers to ''stand up and be counted'' and take charge of their futures.

Company's attention to detail pays off

Company's attention to detail pays off

Software company Language Perfect was established with a budget of $200.

No credible alternative to structure: Alliance

No credible alternative to structure: Alliance

The red meat industry will restructure when it makes good commercial sense, Alliance Group chairman Murray Taggart says.

Meat exports climb to record high

New Zealand meat exports reached a record high of $5.3 billion in 2013-14, up $480 million on the previous season.

Pair sowing seeds for future careers

Pair sowing seeds  for future careers

To retain our place as world leaders, we need to ensure that we have the best people in place right across the industry, be they farmers, researchers, marketers or agronomists.

Monaghan opts out

Monaghan opts out

Fonterra director John Monaghan will not stand as a candidate in this year's Alliance Group supplier representative director election.

Farmers vote against wool levy return

Farmers vote against wool levy return

A bid to reintroduce a wool levy appears to have failed.

Ngai Tahu role offers autonomy and variety

Ngai Tahu role offers autonomy and variety

Matthew Slater has never thought too far ahead in his career.