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The most striking difference between New Zealand and UK farmers is their idea of what constitutes success. In New Zealand good farmers are determined not by the calibre of stock in the field or the number of rosettes adorning the office wall, but by the profits they make. Indeed, their willingness to talk candidly about profits is refreshing. While many UK farmers would argue they are focused on profits, the presence of subsidies means it is not with the same […]