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Silver Fern Farms chief executive Dean Hamilton has been appointed to the Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) board for a three year term.
The mood at the 2015 Deer Industry Conference in Napier from 26-28 May was positive, even though it followed a year in which an extremely weak Euro eroded venison returns and severe drought hit farmers in many regions.
A major focus of conference discussions about venison was the Cervena in Europe pilot, which is exploring the potential for summer sales of BBQ grilling cuts.
Deer Industry NZ is fielding an upsurge in the number of farmers wanting to join an Advance Party (AP).