Davey, Bill
June 2008
Farmers Weekly;6/13/2008, p26
Trade Publication
The article looks at several issues on farming in New Zealand. He says that it's no secret that meat companies take full advantage of the fact that when stock reach their prime they have to go, forcing farmers to become price takers, not price makers. Meanwhile, the author mentions the acquisition of a water right to irrigate 520-acre, currently dry, land block. Also, he says that old fences must be removed and existing stock water races diverted to accommodate two new Valley Lateral irrigators.


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