Young people attracted to booming deer industry

Rural Exchange 13/05/2018

Two hundred deer farmers are descending on Timaru this week in a buoyant mood for their annual deer industry conference.

The conference has a great lineup of speakers with a broader agribusiness theme, as well as sessions on deer research, venison and velvet marketing and prospects.

It has been a pretty stellar year for the deer industry with increasing confidence and investment, especially by younger farmers.

Dan Coup, CEO for Deer Industry New Zealand joined Rural Exchange to discuss the conference and boom in our deer industry.

Watch the full interview with Dan Coup above.

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