CORRECT PGG Wrightson gets government backing in $14.6M seeds research

Wed, 03 Oct 2012

(Fixes govt investment value in 2nd par) By Paul McBeth Oct. 4 (BusinessDesk) - PGG Wrightson, the New Zealand rural services group controlled by China’s Agria, has won government backing for a $14.6 million research programme that aims to improve seed quality and plant species. The government will invest $7.15 Million over six years through its Primary Growth Partnership fund in a Wrightson-led initiative to lift animal productivity and reducing environmental impacts, the Ministry for Primary Industries said in a statement. The balance wil...

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