Phillip Wilcox credits time spent culling deer for the New
Zealand Forest Service for his pragmatic perspective and love
of the outdoors.
Meat Industry Excellence is ''open for business'' - but it's
also waiting to see what Silver Fern Farms is up to, newly
elected chairman Peter McDonald says.
Five Otago farming businesses are among those entered for the
2015 Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmer of the
Gray Baldwin is feeling a little exposed.
Otago-based fertiliser company Healthy Soils has been placed
in liquidation, estimated to owe more than $390,000.
While a lift in dairy prices suggests there might be ''light
at the end of the tunnel'', the industry needs to remain
vigilant, Federated Farmers has cautioned.
Shareholder groups from Alliance Group and Silver Fern Farms,
pushing for analysis of the potential benefits and risks of a
merger, have banded together.
Fonterra has made a ''significant effort'' to improve the
transparency of its base milk price calculations, the
Commerce Commission says.
Forget snow - it has been all about socks for members of the
United States women's ski team.
Dairy prices are tipped to finally rise at this week's
GlobalDairyTrade auction as the market responds to lower
cars for sale
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