Your canine crusader hears that Fonterra’s current financial woes could see the dairy co-op dumping many of its key assets.
When 300mm of rain fell in four hours and blew out a year’s worth of environmental mitigation work, Steve Borland admits “it just about broke me”.
Prospects for the velvet market during the 2018-19 season are expected to be reasonably stable, says Deer Industry NZ (DINZ).
Pāmu’s (formerly Landcorp) deer milk is on the awards stage again the announcement that it is a finalist in two categories in this year’s New Zealand Food Awards.
Deer farmers wanting fewer late-fawning hinds can now buy sires and hinds with breeding values (BVs) for earlier fawning.
“I can absolutely see this going global,” says consultant executive chef Geoff Scott, of the deer milk now being pioneered in NZ.
A popular venison sandwich promotion by an American fast-food restaurant chain is partly why the New Zealand deer industry is in good heart.
Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) says strong sales of sire stags are being reported throughout the country.