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2008-06-19 03:00:17

By CRONSHAW, Tim Dairy farmers will end up with average profits of $71,000 from a record-breaking season by the time all costs are cleared, says a DairyNZ economist. The after-tax result is less than expected for a dairy boom driven by rising milk commodity prices. DairyNZ development and economics manager David McCall said rising costs had eroded the bottom line for farmers for the season ending July 31. "There is no doubt that farmers are doing better than they have the last few...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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