The Newlands family, of North Otago, has gone to the dogs
with its latest business enterprise.
Competition is hotting up globally in the world of canola and
even Guinness World Records is finally excited.
Brice Horner gets a buzz about educating others about
Silver Fern Farms remains tight-lipped over suggestions a
Chinese-owned multinational is in the final stages of
negotiations to buy into the company.
Record low dairy prices have contributed to a more than $25
million profit plunge for New Zealand's largest corporate
Records might continue to tumble for beef prices but a
potential ''price ceiling'' is emerging, ASB rural economist
Nathan Penny says.
Phillip Wilcox credits time spent culling deer for the New
Zealand Forest Service for his pragmatic perspective and love
of the outdoors.
Meat Industry Excellence is ''open for business'' - but it's
also waiting to see what Silver Fern Farms is up to, newly
elected chairman Peter McDonald says.
Five Otago farming businesses are among those entered for the
2015 Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmer of the
Gray Baldwin is feeling a little exposed.
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