Average farm-gate lamb prices this season are predicted to
''nudge a few percent'' below last season.
A mini baby-boom in China is expected to help underpin
Chinese demand for New Zealand food exports, possibly as soon
as nine months away.
Dairy farmers and industry groups have been quick to condemn
the actions of a ''minority'' involved in mistreating bobby
''Exciting stuff'' is how Murray Behrent describes a project
examining omega-3 content in lamb.
Former Silver Fern Farms chief executive Keith Cooper was
paid between $1.84 million and $1.85 million in the past
Naseby might be best known as the capital of curling but at
760m above sea level, it is also the site of the highest
koura farm in New Zealand.
China is back as New Zealand's top export destination,
displacing Australia after a six-month run.
Two southern women have been recognised at the Enterprising
Rural Women Awards held in Nelson.
Former Silver Fern Farms director David Shaw says questions
remain about the proposed joint venture with Shanghai Maling.
Tom Ballantine has been through a rough patch.
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