Plans under way for NZ’s first major solar farms
A new company says it intends to build New Zealand’s first major industrial-scale solar farms at a cost of $300 million.
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ALTERNATIVE VIEW: NZ rejects herd mentality
10 May 2021
PULPIT: Balance the argument
10 May 2021
Fonterra floats deep reform
Fonterra may be reformed with farmer-only shares of lower value and a share standard reduced by one-for-four in the preferred new capital structure.Six months of consultation have begun on options to change the structure to give farmers greater financial flexibility.
Older cow sets sale record
A 10-year-old in-calf Angus cow made what is believed to be a record price of $16,050 at the Meadowslea Angus female sale for the Fairlie-based Giddings family.
Mission accomplished for Bremworth’s top man
Paul Alston’s departure from the job of Cavalier Corporation chief executive should not reflect poorly on the company’s all-in change in strategy to sustainable natural fibres in carpets and rugs. He spoke to Hugh Stringleman.
Golden glow in Zespri licence round
Intending Zespri SunGold kiwifruit growers have proven they are prepared to stump up over half a million dollars a hectare to secure a licence to grow the high-value fruit.
Lack of skill costs contractors
Inexperienced Kiwi farm machinery operators are costing the industry stress, accidents and insurance claims, a new survey of Rural Contractor NZ (RCNZ) members has revealed.