State-owned Landcorp Farming is reviewing its full-year
profit forecast, after its half-year profit was slashed by
$11.2 million compared to the previous year.
The fall in dairy prices coupled with dry conditions have
seen farmer confidence slump further into negative territory,
Federated Farmers latest farm confidence survey shows.
North Otago Federated Farmers president Richard Strowger is
keen to know exactly how much winter feed there is in the
Winton deer farmer Dave Lawrence, from the Tikana stud, won
the champion of champions title at the Elk and Wapiti Society
of New Zealand's annual velvet and antler competition in
They say many hands make light work.
A hard-shell golf bag designed by Dunedin-based sports
start-up company Aeroe has been named one of the 12 ''coolest
products'' at the PGA merchandise show in Orlando this month.
A strong result in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction has
been described as a ''double-edged sword'', coming off the
back of dry weather and rapidly slowing milk production
The ANZ commodity price index's decline continues with a
further 0.9% fall in January, the 11th consecutive monthly
Emily Wheeldon is passionate about getting the right person
in the right job first time.
The dry conditions plaguing farmers seem set to take a toll
of the economy, with expectations they will take a
''significant chunk'' out of total GDP growth over the first
half of the year.
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