Posts Tagged ‘Gerry Eckhoff’

Cracks appear between farmer groups

April 17, 2013

It hasn’t taken long for the cracks to appear in the ‘united farmers for change’ movement started by the Meat Industry Excellence group which held its first meeting in Gore a couple of weeks ago with a resoundingly successful response. (more…)

Farmers need to agree what they want

April 3, 2013

The recent meeting in Gore, organised by the Meat Industry Excellence Committee and attended by about 1000 farmers, gave an overwhelming mandate for change to the present condition of the meat industry. (more…)

Red meat farmers call for industry consolidation

March 19, 2013

Not for the first time, sheep and beef farmers have called for a single processing and marketing company representing 80% of the red meat industry. (more…)