Tuesday, 03 April 2018 12:15

Tough times

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Your old mate’s piece on the perceived penny-pinching by rural services company PGG Wrightson (PGW) in not issuing pencils with its annual notebook has drawn correspondence from aggrieved farmers bemoaning the fact.

Spies tell the Hound PGW’s ‘carefulness’ was also evident at the recent Wanaka Show where, according to reports, they were cutting sausages in half (lengthwise) as they came off the barbecue. “And they ran out of onions at 12.30pm and clients were not impressed”, one informant told your old mate. Meanwhile, the Hound hopes that given PGW’s improved half-year result announced recently, perhaps whole sausages(!) – and notebooks with pencils – could be back on the menu next year.


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