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FFNZ Meat & Fibre Producers Forums

Federated Farmers Meat and Fibre Producers are hosting a series of forums throughout the South Island for all farmers to meet members of the National Executive and air their concerns about the Meat and Wool industries.

Particular issues of concern for Meat and Fibre Producers include the future of the Wool Board and the Strongwools marketing company, and the use of Meat Board and Wool Board reserves.

Potential issues for discussion include the new Tb Pest Management Strategy and animal identification problems, the Meat Board and Wool Boards' proposals for funding research, including biotechnology, and the adequacy of our biosecurity controls.

All meetings to be held from 1.00pm to 3.30pm at the venues below:

6 August - Winton Winton's Middle Hotel 232 Great North Rd, Winton

7 August - Balclutha Rosebank Lodge Motor Hotel 265 Clyde Street, Balclutha

8 August - Timaru Federated Farmers' Rooms Farming House, 23 Butler St, Timaru

9 August - Nelson Leisure Lodge Motor Inn 40 Waimea Rd, Nelson

ENDS




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