Suffering a car breakdown in Australia's Northern Territory
proved to be a stroke of luck for Regina Bernbeck.
Robert Butson's farming philosophy has always been to keep it
The fine-wool industry has to continually lift its game as it
faces increasing competition, New Zealand Merino Company
chief executive John Brakenridge says.
The future of the Clutha Agricultural Development Board will
be on the agenda at the organisation's annual meeting in
A suggestion that supplier workshops organised by Silver Fern
Farms contradict the ''openness and transparency'' that
farmers are demanding in the red-meat industry has been
strongly rejected by chief executive Keith Cooper.
Dairy prices soared to record levels in this week's
GlobalDairyTrade auction as drought hits local milk
production, and it is predicted total production could drop
for the first time in five years.
Nearly 1000 farmers gathered in Gore yesterday to
overwhelmingly support a mandate for radical change in the
beleaguered red meat industry.
It has been a big couple of days for central Hawkes Bay
farmer Angus McPhail.
Organic Dairy and Pastoral Group chairman Glenn Mead says the
results of the latest research report on the organic sector
are ''very encouraging''.
Robbie Gibson could well soon be the flashest-dressed farmer
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