Friday, 16 August 2019 11:34

What ethics?

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Your old mate just about choked on his bone when he read a media release from the multinational, tax dodging, perennially anti farming organisation Greenpeace calling on Feds to stop “kicking farmers”.

This followed the latest anti farming publicity stunt by Greenpeace ‘kicking farmers’ about winter grazing practices in Southland.

Paid mouthpiece Steve Able accused Feds president Katie Milne of being “unethical” and “blaming individual farmers” instead of the “systemic failure of NZ agriculture of cramming the land with too many cows”.

However, what the not-so-ethical Greenpeace’s media release did not mention was that these photos had actually been taken almost two months earlier – after unprecedented flooding in Southland – and since then the region has had one of its driest winters with no mudbound livestock winter grazing issues.

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