A memorandum of understanding on sheepmeat co-operation has
been signed between New Zealand, Australia and Mexico.
Heard the one about the Irish doctor who set up a brewery in
the Catlins with his Scottish mate?
Alliance Group has joined a New Zealand trade delegation to
India this week, a year after launching its Pure South lamb
in the country.
Craig Smith is unashamedly passionate about wool.
Back in the 1960s, a young Enrique Larraechea, from Uruguay,
visited the Robertson family in West Otago and bought a
Farmers have an opportunity to watch their wool being sold at
the South Island wool sale in Christchurch - without having
to leave home.
A bale of 13.5-micron merino wool that sold for $54kg greasy,
or $78 clean, was a feature of this week's wool sale in
Departing Silver Fern Farms chief executive Keith Cooper is
looking forward to ''not waking up to a multitude of
challenges every morning''.
An improved financial position is encouraging Silver Fern
Farms to consider reorganising itself into three species
units of beef, sheepmeat and venison.
The winds of change continue to sweep through the meat
industry in the South with the resignation of Silver Fern
Farms chief executive Keith Cooper.
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