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Dairy Farmers of New Zealand Conference / AGM


11 June 2003

PR 108/2003

Dairy Farmers of New Zealand Conference / AGM

The Fonterra Dairying and Clean Streams Accord will be just one of the topics debated at the Dairy Farmers of New Zealand Conference and Annual General Meeting to be held at the Mercure Hotel, Wellington on 16 -17 June.

Other items on the agenda include Fonterra's capital structure, sharemilking opportunities, Tb funding, Milk Regulations and the impact of reduced payouts.

Guest speakers include Peter Bodeker from Dairy InSight, Dr Bruce Campbell from AgResearch, John Caradus from Dexcel, the Hon Jim Sutton, Minister of Agriculture, and Fiona Young, FFNZ Policy Analyst. Also speaking are Jeff Grant from Meat NZ, Phil Beatson from Ambreed NZ Ltd, David Milne and Selwyn Tisch from Livestock Improvement Corporation and John Wallaart from ACC.

Members of the media wishing to attend should contact Susanne Taylor on 04 472 7369 to register and obtain a copy of the agenda. Please note the meeting will go into committee from 1:35pm - 2.00pm on 16 June and 8.30am - 9am on 17 June.


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