Sally Rae

MIE says merger could save billions

Billions of dollars could be saved through red meat industry rationalisation and consolidation, a report commissioned by Meat Industry Excellence says.

Verified clean brand for meat

Verified clean brand for meat

Creating a brand for New Zealand red meat that is verified as meeting fishable and swimmable water quality objectives is the mission of Food, Farms and Freshwater.

Families central to club's history

Families central to club's history

Ask Rick Aubrey why he keeps dog trialling and the answer is succinct: ''Too old to play footy, aren't I?''

'Safety culture' on farms preferred by farmers

Creating a compliance culture is not the answer to reducing the number of farm accidents, Beef and Lamb New Zealand chairman James Parsons says.

Drought a long-term concern

Drought a long-term concern

Farmers affected by drought are mostly ''coping OK'', Otago Rural Support Trust co-ordinator Dave Mellish says.

Impossible not to be excited, new Alliance chief says of role

Impossible not to be excited, new Alliance chief says of role

In late January, David Surveyor took over as chief executive of Alliance Group. He talks to agribusiness reporter Sally Rae about the new role.

Chronic renal failure 'just another thing to factor in'

Chronic renal failure 'just another thing to factor in'

Johnny Bell is too busy to be sick.

Entrepreneurs hope device stands test of time

Entrepreneurs hope device stands test of time

Dunedin entrepreneur Hayden Breese believes the timing is ''perfect'' to launch a new product on the market allowing people to stand at their desks.

Wools of NZ in search of new chief executive

Wools of NZ in search of new chief executive

Wools of New Zealand chief executive Ross Townshend has resigned to pursue his own business and personal interests.

Wendy's opens doors in Dunedin

Wendy's opens doors in Dunedin

Burger lovers can rejoice - Wendy's has opened its doors in Dunedin.