A Maori business category has been added to this year's
Audacious business challenge.
Farmers have supported a remit from Meat Industry Excellence
seeking funding from Beef and Lamb New Zealand to continue
the group's quest for industry reform.
Nicki Hanning has whipped up all sorts of things in her
kitchen - including several businesses.
Dairy prices fell 5.2% in this week's GlobalDairyTrade (GDT)
auction, volumes having spiked as a result of New Zealand
late-season milk production exceeding expectations.
About 30 jobs in Dunedin could be affected as farm supplies
co-operative Farmlands proceeds to the next stage of a
proposal to centralise administrative support in
Negotiations continue between the Meatworkers and Related
Trades Union and three meat companies.
New Zealand's red meat industry is not ''on the way out'' but
innovation, collaboration and development of market
opportunities are needed to lift profitability, Primary
Industries Minister Nathan Guy says.
An industry-wide effort is under way in Southland to combat
the damaging clover root weevil, whose economic damage has
been measured in hundreds of millions of dollars nationwide.
When Cody Pickles goes to the dog trials, he takes his Gin
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