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Dairy Merger Should Go Before Watchdog

Posted on 30 Mar 2001
The Dairy Industry's attempt to persuade the Government to allow them avoid the Commerce Commission approval process for the proposed Dairy Company may not be in the best interests of Dairy Farmers, says ACT MP and Dairy Farmer Penny Webster.

Taranaki farmers have Owen Jennings to Thank

Posted on 29 Mar 2001
ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide said that Taranaki farmers had ACT MP Owen Jennings to thank for an unprecedented turnaround in government bill that was to passed under urgency that would see them losing a third of their much deserved compensation.

Don?t Touch the Reserves

Posted on 21 Mar 2001
The Wool Board’s rumoured plan to take up to $60 million of grower’s reserve funds to finance its own version of the McKinsey restructuring is tantamount to theft, ACT Rural Affairs Spokesman Owen Jennings said today.

Dairy Industry Needs to Protect Sharemilkers

Posted on 15 Mar 2001
Dairy industry leaders need to act now to protect sharemilkers? rights, said long-time sharemilker advocate and ACT MP Penny Webster.

Commentary on the Apple Industry Crisis

Posted on 07 Dec 2000
Three major events in the life of the apple industry occurred yesterday: 1. ENZA the statutory marketing monopoly was granted an injunction stopping the Export Permits Committee from granting permits.   It also effectively wipes out the already granted permits for the coming season.

Letter to Pipfruit Growers #2

Posted on 25 Aug 2000
Dear  Fruitgrower, Recently I sent out a letter to all apple growers - a deliberately provocative letter aimed at promoting debate and hard questioning of the continuing ENZA monopoly and its deteriorating performance.  ACT’s concern was, and still is, apple-growers’ declining profitability.

Letter to Pipfruit Growers #1

Posted on 28 Jul 2000
DEAR APPLE GROWER, Changing the industry's structure to improve prices.
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