Ring organic skincare business Plantae and ask for a Priest
and there could be a little confusion.
Running a catering business in Dunedin may be a far cry from
being executive chef in a swanky hotel in the Maldives, but
Gordon McKenzie could not be happier.
Federated Farmers national president Bruce Wills stands down
next month after three years in the role. He talks to
agribusiness reporter Sally Rae about his tenure and his
optimism for the agricultural industry's future.
Harriet Gardner admits she might not be the ''fastest in the
world'' at it - but she can shear a sheep.
Young Maniototo sharemilker Wiremu Reid has his sights firmly
set on farm ownership.
It reads a little like something out of a Mills and Boon
Vanessa Hendry and Tim Lockerbie may not have had a day off
since Christmas Day - but you will not find them complaining.
The first lift in GlobalDairyTrade prices since February is
seen as a hopeful sign of prices stabilising.
Making sheep a tri-use animal could ''greatly aid'' the
rejuvenation of New Zealand's sheep industry, Federated
Farmers meat and fibre vice-chairman Rick Powdrell says.
Plans for a red meat industry summit appear aborted with Meat
Industry Excellence chairman John McCarthy saying farmers are
''on their own'' if they want to sort out the industry.
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