Otago dairy farmer Greg Kirkwood has been elected deputy
chairman of the Fonterra Shareholders Council.
Schools around New Zealand are looking to outfit their
pupils in wool jerseys.
Wanaka-based business Pure New Zealand Ice Cream has
traceability of its supply chain covered from the farm to the
The concept has been proven and what Otago Southland's
fledgling freshwater crayfish, or koura, farming industry
needs now is scale.
Silver Fern Farms has suspended trading of its shares on the
unlisted exchange until further notice, as it appears to be
in the final stages of its capital-raising process.
Silver Fern Farms expects to have reduced its debt to between
$150million and $180million by the end of the September
financial year, down from $289million last year.
BNZ has sliced another 50c off its 2015-16 milk price
forecast, saying $3.80 represents its best estimate of the
middle of ''a very wide range of potential outcomes''.
Otorohanga dairy farmer Duncan Coull is the new chairman of
the Fonterra Shareholders Council.
Stud sheep breeding is in Ben Sutherland's blood.
Reduced demand from China has seen New Zealand lamb exports
drop 4% in the nine months to June.
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