The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
People don't appreciate how difficult it is to change farm systems quickly, says Pāmu chief executive Steven Carden.
Politician Shane Jones says his position as Associate Minister of SOEs, including Landcorp (Pāmu), gives him the right to have a crack at the quality of Fonterra’s farmer governance.
How can the state-owned Pamu Farms (formerly Landcorp) justify keeping the loudmouth freshwater ecologist Dr Mike Joy, of Victoria University, on its environment reference group?
State-owned farmer Landcorp – rebranded as Pāmu – refused to release most of the details and costs of a self promotion campaign running on a political and news website.
Government-owned farmer Landcorp (now called Pāmu) is claiming commercial sensitivity as the reason for refusing to reveal the cost of funding a publicity campaign about its operations on the website newsroom.co.nz.
The Hound's not-so favourite government department, the state-run farmer formerly known as Landcorp, has proven that it is not just a poorly-performing entity but that it can’t even pick winners with the current Government policy.