South Island sheep and beef farmers are facing a 20% drop in
pre-tax profit this season, driven by decreased revenue from
sheep, wool and cropping.
The Merriman name is closely linked with Australia's merino
When it came to the cute factor at the Upper Clutha A&P
Show, it was hard to go past the Country Camp Cooker.
Five finalists have been named for this year's Otago Ballance
Farm Environment Awards.
They joke they could be Dunedin's answer to
the Kardashian family.
A revival in dairy prices has come to a halt with an 8.8%
drop in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction.
Alliance Group is keen to continue discussions with Meat
Industry Excellence to ''better understand'' a report which
suggested extensive plant rationalisation throughout New
Closing 13 sheep and six beef processing plants throughout
New Zealand would result in savings of $215.5 million a year,
international consultancy firm GHD has found.
''Time is now of the essence'' when it comes to the future of
New Zealand's red meat industry, Ross Hyland says.
Billions of dollars could be saved through red meat industry
rationalisation and consolidation, a report commissioned by
Meat Industry Excellence says.
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