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  • Industry: Agribusiness
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 16/01/2013

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Field notes - Issue 156, 16 January 2013 

A summary of agribusiness sector stories that have been reported in the media over the holiday period.   


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            • Marlborough Sounds fish farms approved
            • Exporters ready to milk Chinese tariff cuts
            • Making most of research advances
            • Livestock Improvement boss retires
            • $4.1 million so far raised for wool capital plan
  • Fairlie farmer re-elected
  • Russia lifts ban on GM corn imports from EU – Onishchenko
  • Red deer fibre socks $1700/pair
  • Chinese dairy firm to build $214m plant in South Canterbury
  • McDonald’s halts from sourcing chicken from China’s problematic Liuhe
  • Kiwi beef cleared in Canadian E.coli investigation
  • Weather sets scene for good crop
  • UK farmers seek to plug GBP1 billion ‘black hole’
  • Global dairy prices bounce back
  • Farmers forced to dump milk
  • FDA proposes sweeping new food safety rules
  • Change in attitude essential to feed the world
  • New man heads Ravensdown
  • .....Many more
Field notes - Weekly news update from KPMG Agribusiness. 
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