Soaring butter prices may see next season’s milk price go beyond $7/kgMS – even as high as the mid sevens.
A F&G field officer visited the site to survey it, again before construction to give advice and again during construction -- all free of charge. F&G says it also offered to help pay for the work, a point “deliberately not acknowledged” by Milking It. The money was to have been paid on project completion, followed by F&G staff visiting to take pictures. “Fish & Game gives farmers significant sums of money every year to create wetlands and ponds. The article in question creates exactly the opposite impression by claiming Fish & Game does not work with farmers.”