Archive for July, 2010

Silver Fern Farms putting money where its mouth is

July 28, 2010

For obvious reasons, I had some questions about SFF chairman Eion Garden’s comment on SFF’s proposal for PGP funding to invest $60 million in developing new strategies ‘that will grow the industry’ (Farmers Weekly 21 June). For a start, where on earth would SFF find $60 million and how would they invest twice that amount? (more…)


Get real about where the money comes from

July 9, 2010

There’s a lot of noise around about the lack of equity available to invest in New Zealand agribusiness companies. (more…)