Dunedin-based AbacusBio and its managing director Neville
Jopson both feature among the finalists in this year's Beef
and Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards.
Increased research and innovation in farming systems will be
needed to achieve compliance with environmental regulations
while maintaining farmers' profitability, a report from
Rabobank has warned.
Lamb exports surpassed $2 billion in the first nine months of
the 2013-14 meat export season for only the fourth time.
When it comes to being a dairy farmer, Matt Kerr reckons
milking the cows is the easy bit.
The possibility of a sub-$6 a kg milk solids price for the
2014-15 season is rising as dairy prices remain under
joiner Mohamed Valibhai really has gone the extra mile.
Dairying proved a cash cow for Otago last season, pumping an
estimated $727 million into the regional economy.
Sweet whey powder will be offered for the first time later
this year on the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction platform
German dairy co-operative Molkerei Ammerland will join the
seven existing sellers on GlobalDairyTrade in September.
The Primary Industry Capability Alliance's (PICA) new chief
executive Andy Somerville sees huge potential for New
Zealand's primary sector.
Dave Harrison is pleased environmental issues are
increasingly being talked about in New Zealand.
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