The Hound notes that one of the country’s poorest financially performing state-owned enterprises – the Government farming entity Landcorp (or…
Animal-rights organisation Save Animals from Exploitation (SAFE) are calling to ban intensive feedlots, which it termed “the Americanisation” of agriculture.
It may be the 'quiet' time of year for dairy farmers, but clearly most are not sitting relaxing in their armchairs.
Livestock farmers will never be able to satisfy "extremists" such as SAFE because they are opposed completely to animal farming, says NZPork chairman Ian Carter.
Dirty tricks played on the farming sector by an animal rights lobby could cost the group its charitable status.
The 'businessman' who threatened the NZ dairy industry with 1080 contamination in baby formula if use of the pest-killing poison wasn't terminated apparently intended to gain economic advantage for a product of his own.
'Grossly irresponsible' is how New Zealand's special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen has rightly described animal rights group SAFE's placement of an anti-NZ dairy farming ad in a British newspaper.