Posts Tagged ‘sheep and lambs’

Landcorp a profitable publicly owned asset

November 28, 2012

Landcorp’s net operating profit of $27 million for 2011/12 was down on the previous year, but was still seen as a solid performance. The SOE will pay a $20 million dividend to its shareholder, the NZ Government, in spite of a softening in global commodity prices compared with 2010/11. (more…)

Sheep and beef under threat from too much grass

February 7, 2012

This season’s excessive grass growth throughout the country except for Otago and Southland has generally been a cause for celebration among sheep and beef farmers, happy not to have to worry about drought and ecstatic about livestock prices. (more…)