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Te Awamutu boy wins the Central North Island Budding Young Gardener title.
It was the walnuts - or rather, the lack of - that did started it all.
Homebred angus yearling bulls also a highlight.
Rules that prevent rural production are not acceptable, writes Rhea Dasent.
Farmers can even auction stock while on an overseas holiday.
MPI approved the export of about 3300 cattle to China on Ganado Express.
Comment: Proposals will penalise farming systems with the lightest environmental touch.
The settlement date is November 11.