Archive for January, 2014

More than one side to meat industry debate

January 23, 2014

Hearing Tony Egan, MD of Greenlea, on Radio NZ emphasised what I already knew, but may not have commented on sufficiently in my column in Farmers Weekly about the Meat Industry Options paper. (more…)

Meat Options Paper Seeks Farmer Opinions

January 17, 2014

Federated Farmers’ Meat Options discussion paper, written by Sarah Crofoot, does an extremely good job of laying out the alternative market orientations companies can adopt. It presents three different focus options from which farmers are asked to select their set of preferences. (more…)

Comparison of NZ and Australian red meat export markets

January 14, 2014

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A cursory analysis of beef and lamb exports from New Zealand and Australia shows some similarities as well as some significant differences between them. (more…)