Alliance Group chairman Murray Taggart has defended a
decision to grant a waiver allowing a director to stand for a
fifth term, saying shareholders will decide who they vote
Having worked in the dairy industries in both Africa and New
Zealand, Justin Pigou says they are like ''chalk and
Janet Gregory is passionate about both farming and the
environment; a firm believer the two go ''hand-in-hand''.
When Cantabrian Andy Wells (28) moved south to farm near
Clinton, he thought joining Young Farmers might be a good way
to meet people.
Getting closer to consumers in very different cultures has
become increasingly important for Silver Fern Farms.
When it comes to succeeding in the dairy industry, Maigan
Jenkins believes passion is needed.
Three diverse Southern businesses are among the entrants
in this year's Rural Women New Zealand Enterprising Rural
Women Awards. Agribusiness reporter Sally Rae finds out a
little more about them.
''Encouraging without being spectacular'' was how New Zealand
Merino Company commercial manager Keith Ovens described this
week's wool sale in Melbourne.
Economists have signalled a milk price forecast as low as the
mid-$4 range for the 2014-15 season after a flat result in
this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction.
Falling global dairy prices will hit Fonterra's bottom line
when it announces its financial results next week.
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