The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
The Government will not stifle the growth of the dairy industry to limit its impact on the environment, says Deputy Prime Minister Bill English.
Landcorp chief executive Steven Carden says while the company has taken a hit in its profit this year due to the downturn in the dairy industry, it has done a lot to control costs and increase production.
Banks are providing much needed support to New Zealand’s dairy industry during this period of desperately low prices, say Federated Farmers.
Rural News editor David Anderson asks New Zealand’s special agriculture trade envoy Mike Petersen about what happened at the TPP talks, whether a deal is ever likely and what this would mean for NZ.
A lack of leadership within the American dairy industry is one reason why the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks ground to a halt recently in Hawaii.
Farm like dad or the uncles used to farm during a low payout year, advises Chris Kelly, former Landcorp chief executive for 12 years.
One conclusion of the business leaders interviewed for the ‘AgriBusiness Agenda’ was a drop in confidence in the overall primary sector, caused mainly by the current woes of the dairy industry.
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