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Meat plant to receive $2m upgrade

A $2 million upgrade of the Alliance Group's Pukeuri meat plant, just north of Oamaru, will improve both health and safety and efficiency at the plant, the group's chief executive says.In a statement issued yesterday, David Surveyor...

North Otago farmer appointed to LIC board

North Otago farmer Matt Ross has been appointed to the board of LIC (Livestock Improvement Corp).He replaces retiring long-standing director Alvin Reid while board chairman Murray King has also been reappointed.Mr Ross and his...

Rabobank Best of The Country - 27th May 2017

It's The Best of The Country , brought to you by Rabobank. Jamie Mackay picks the cream of the crop for your listening delight.This week's top interviews are: Brian Hanna: The Mayor of Waitomo encourages Kiwis to chip in and help...

Ruataniwha Dam: Accountability is getting it right, says Bruce Bisset

There's a fair chance D (for dam) day is about to be postponed and, whether you're a supporter or decrier of the Ruataniwha water storage scheme, ultimately that's a good thing. Why? Because as much as both sides might want a decision...

Listen: Dr Tim Mackle advises dairy farmers to prepare for the tough times

Good news this week in the world of dairy with the $6.50 Fonterra milk price forecast for next season, not to mention the $6.15 price for this season. The Country 's Dom George asked DairyNZ CEO Dr Tim Mackle for his opinion on a...

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