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Red Meat Profit Partnership tries to answer crucial question

Analysis of the objectives and methodology of the RMPP suggests the programme has highlighted the most important issue facing the red meat sector. Briefly stated, it is to work out why there is still such a significant gap between the top farmers and those in the middle of the pack and to lift the average closer to the top performers. 809 more words

Agribusiness

Silver Fern Farms addresses the case for industry consolidation

EoinGarden, SFF’s chairman, has sent an open letter to farmers on behalf of the cooperative’s board of directors concluding with the challenge “it’s really up to us as farmers.” 474 more words

Agribusiness

More farmer support for Beef & Lamb NZ

Keith Cooper’s resignation and call to farmers to give meat companies their levy funds for marketing appear to have, in B&LNZ chairman Mike Petersen’s words, “crystallised support for the organisation.” 770 more words

Agribusiness

Time to read fine print of manuka research project specs

The puller-togetherer of the Manuka Research Partnership Ltd is reading the fine print of the Primary Growth Partnership contract with MAF.

Neil Walker has no inside knowledge on whether the consortium’s biggest player, … 526 more words

Innovation

There's money in manuka honey, and trial aims to greatly increase it

There’s plenty of research on why manuka honey’s so useful from a medical and human health point of view.

Equally we understand bees pretty well. 666 more words

Innovation

good news for innovation, not good for early childhood education

It makes a change, but I enjoyed seeing a Government press release this morning! Not strictly farming, in the grass-growing sense, but still helping the primary sector. 421 more words

General

Silver Fern Farms putting money where its mouth is

For obvious reasons, I had some questions about SFF chairman Eion Garden’s comment on SFF’s proposal for PGP funding to invest $60 million in developing new strategies ‘that will grow the industry’ (Farmers Weekly 21 June). 777 more words

Agribusiness