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Business of Agriculture: Off-Farm Experience Can Improve Generational Transfer By Rick Hermonot and Jon Jaffe – Thursday, May 14, 2015 Rick Hermonot and Jon Jaffe are consultants with Farm Credit East, working out of the Dayville office. Rick has been with Farm Credit for 27 years, and Jon has been with the organization for 31 […]

Fresh matters most

When Choosing Your Grocery Shop, Fresh Matters Most! Posted on May 13, 2015 by Prof David Hughes & Miguel Flavián — We note from the Spanish trade press that DIA, a discounter with 7,000 stores in Spain, Portugal, Brazil and Argentina, is yet another major grocery retailer that is embracing the fashion to excel in fresh […]

AgScience

AgScience The NZIAHS blog Home About Contact us 10 May Four more centres of research excellence funded Posted by Bob Edlin in Science funding. Tagged: Centres of excellence, Steven Joyce. Leave a Comment Four more centres of research excellence have been selected by the Tertiary Education Commission at the end of the second round of CoREs […]

The pitchforks are coming

Memo: From Nick Hanauer To: My Fellow Zillionaires You probably don’t know me, but like you I am one of those .01%ers, a proud and unapologetic capitalist. I have founded, co-founded and funded more than 30 companies across a range of industries—from itsy-bitsy ones like the night club I started in my 20s to giant […]

OZ farming’s epic battle

Farming’s epic battle Posted By: Barry O’Sullivan on 1/05/2015 LIKE the myth of Sisyphus – the man cursed to spend eternity pushing a boulder to the top of a rocky hill in hell, only to have it immediately roll back to the bottom – Australian farmers could be forgiven for thinking their blood, sweat and […]