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Deer farmers are strongly encouraged to keep up with changes in their local regional or unitary council’s water plans.
If the Passion2Profit strategy achieves its Cervena sales targets, it will not only result in higher returns from the new chilled markets, compared with venison frozen down for game season sale.
The United States is the largest year-round market for chilled NZ venison, with 600 tonnes worth $NZ 12 million sold there in the year ended 30 September 2015.
With forecasters predicting the most significant El Niño weather event since the late 1990s, drought conditions are likely this summer in many parts of New Zealand, especially on the east coasts of both islands.