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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.

Wairarapa farmer on SFF board

Wairarapa farmer on SFF board

Wairarapa sheep farmer Tony O'Boyle is the new director on the board of Silver Fern Farms.

MIE will go on, if wanted

Meat Industry Excellence says it will carry on, if farmers want it, despite further resignations from the group's executive.

'Fearless leadership’ urged

'Fearless leadership’ urged

When Dutch couple Helen and Art Blom came to New Zealand in the mid-1990s, it was to be only a temporary stint.

WIRL gains $8.4m funding

WIRL gains $8.4m funding

New Zealand's wool industry could be ‘‘transformed'' by a research partnership that has secured $8.4million of Government investment over seven years, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy say.

Crop farm programme starting to Sprout

Crop farm programme starting to Sprout

Dunedin agritech start-up AgriTrack is getting help to expand.

SHPG best in the business

SHPG best in the business

Southern Hemisphere Proving Grounds (SHPG), based high on the Pisa Range, has collected two international awards.