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.
When it came to recruiting students at yesterday's Be Your
Own Boss Expo in Dunedin, Geordi Dearns had a corny idea.
Otago-Southland has returned to more usual levels of growth,
the latest BNZ-BusinessNZ Performance in Services index (PSI)
When it came to getting his job as an environmental
sustainability specialist, Blake Holgate says it was a case
of ''right time, right place''.
While changes to earthquake-strengthening rules caused
controversy, Oakwood Properties director David Marsh sees
them as an opportunity.
Brett Roberts was destined to a shearer.
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