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Meatworks robots seen as 'way of the future'

Meatworks robots seen as 'way of the future'

Two fully-automated brisket cutting and evisceration robots have been installed at Alliance Group's Smithfield plant in Timaru.

London, Parnell to Waipahi

London, Parnell to Waipahi

Giselle McLachlan reckons she has the best of both worlds.

Delay in dairy upturn to continue

A delay in the sustained upturn in global dairy prices will continue to have a ‘‘profound impact'' on New Zealand's dairy industry, Rabobank's general manager country banking New Zealand Hayley Moynihan says.

Shareholder needs focus of manager

Shareholder needs focus of manager

Nigel Jones is a strong believer in co-operatives.

Proactive approach succeeds

Proactive approach succeeds

When it comes to grappling with water-quality issues, Madeline Hall has a suggestion for farmers.

Beef and Lamb scientist takes genetics to farmers

Beef and Lamb scientist takes genetics to farmers

One of the best parts of Annie O'Connell's job is connecting with farmers.

Alliance focused firmly on future

Alliance focused firmly on future

Alliance Group will become a "very different company'' with a very clear focus on improved profitability and a more strategic view of the world it operates in, chairman Murray Taggart says.

SFF’s constitutional review for a 'new era'

SFF’s constitutional review for a 'new era'

A process gets under way today for a Silver Fern Farms co-operative constitutional review as the company enters ‘‘a new era''.

Increase in primary sector revenue expected

Primary sector export revenue forecasts are up for all sectors, except dairy, in the year ended June 2016, the Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries' December update shows.

Census putting a value on forestry

Census putting a value on forestry

A forestry industry census next year aims to capture the contributions forestry and wood processing make to society, ensuring the sector's value is better understood by both policymakers and the public.