When Silver Fern Farms' Plate to Pasture Awards judges
visited Neil Aicken's Waikato farm, they were impressed with
his clear vision for his business.
Rebuilding the drought depleted beef cow herd in the United
States could affect the strong demand for Kiwi beef - but the
outlook for New Zealand's beef exports remains bright, an
Down is paying out all this year's operating profit as
a $50 a tonne rebate to shareholders.
One large shareholder is being sought to buy a half share in
corporate farming business New Zealand Pastures Ltd, which
includes four farms in Otago.
Wools of New Zealand has announced a 20% increase on last
year's lamb's wool contract price, as wool growers face
Research and development investment at Mt Cook Alpine Salmon
has received a major boost through a grant from Callaghan
New Zealand's dairy industry must do things differently, CRV
Ambreed genetic dairy strategist Phil Beatson says.
Significant barriers need to be overcome if New Zealand's red
meat sector is to again be a driving force in the economy.
Law has proven to be the ''perfect'' career for Devon Miller.
She's opened for the Hollies and sung for Robert Kennedy jun
- now Bex Murray is holed up in the Hakataramea Valley and
she could not be happier.
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