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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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