When Olivia Ross lines up for the Otago-Southland regional
final of the ANZ Young Farmer Contest in Queenstown next
month, she intends giving it ''120%''.
Some of the country's top velvet and antler heads will be on
display at the Elk and Wapiti Society of New Zealand's velvet
and antler competition in Wanaka this month.
December was a whirlwind month for Dunedin businesswoman Jess
Dairy prices are showing ''tentative signs'' a recovery has
begun following another lift in the fortnightly
GlobalDairyTrade auction, economists say.
Banks are stepping in to help farmers affected by extreme dry
conditions, although the Government has yet to deem the
situation serious enough to declare an ''adverse event''.
Silver Fern Farms intends to further reduce debt levels over
the next two years to drive sustainability into the business
and reduce its interest cost.
The Marx boys are back in town.
Meat industry restructuring is a wider issue than just the
merging of the two co-operatives, Silver Fern Farms chairman
Rob Hewett says.
He's washed cars in Sweden and skied at the Winter Olympics.
Despite now being
a nonagenarian, Donella Hore has no plans to slow down.
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