Posts Tagged ‘cooperative structure’

Fonterra’s progress on TAF like wading through quicksand

May 3, 2012

 

The process of getting farmer and legislative approval for the introduction of Trading Among Farmers must seem frustratingly slow to Sir Henry van der Heyden, directors and management of Fonterra. They have been working on it for almost two years now and even got just under a 90% vote from shareholders in favour of it when it was last put to the vote in June 2010. (more…)

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Some big issues facing dairy and meat sectors

April 8, 2012

There are some major challenges confronting our agricultural sector at the moment which demand an intelligent response from the participants, whether farmers, processors or industry leaders. (more…)