Chilled meat exports to China are likely to be "some time
away yet'', Silver Fern Farms chairman Rob Hewett says.
A visit to China has highlighted that the Silver Fern
Farms-Shanghai Maling joint venture is a "real leg-up'' into
the market, Federated Farmers meat and fibre president Rick
"E-commerce sounds easy. But when you do it, it's tough.''
Hindon farmer Matt Sutton has shown he has what it takes to
grow a prizewinning crop of swedes.
Meat and dairy products led the fall in total manufacturing
sales in the March quarter.
The Ministry for Primary Industries says it is happy to
continue discussions with Port Chalmers dairy farmer Merrall
MacNeille over options for his milk.
Port Chalmers dairy farmer Merrall MacNeille has suggested a
pilot programme involving the University of Otago, Ministry
for Primary Industries and himself, in an attempt to keep
selling his milk.
Port Chalmers dairy farmer Merrall MacNeille says he will
keep his herd of dairy cows, despite possibly not being
permitted to sell their milk for six years.
"A breath of fresh air for fine wool'' is how Central Otago
farmer Bevan McKnight describes a $45 million deal between
Italian textile company Reda and the New Zealand Merino
Alex Worker jokingly refers to himself as "a failed Kiwi''.
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