Rural news

23 Jun 17, 8:44am
Fonterra's Jeremy Hill points out that if the world's dairy producers were as emissions-efficient as New Zealand, the global carbon footprint from dairy would be more than halved
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22 Jun 17, 10:14am
Fonterra confirms overall milk production for the season just concluded was down by nearly 3%, but is forecasting that drop to reverse this year
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21 Jun 17, 2:35pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Milk auction falls for the first time since March but analysts still optimistic about next year
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21 Jun 17, 8:34am
Run of six consecutive gains ended at GlobalDairyTrade auction; Whole Milk Powder prices disappoint with 3.3% fall
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21 Jun 17, 8:08am
Jason Wargent sees crop farming going vertical and joining the urban landscape. A flood of innovation is about to be unleashed
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20 Jun 17, 2:35pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: More big passings at wool sale but South Island local trade beef closes in on $6/kg cwt
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20 Jun 17, 10:56am
Farm prices rise with dairy taking the lead albeit with some 'financier instigated' sales activity, and the lifestyle block market quietens down a bit
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20 Jun 17, 8:52am
Keith Woodford sees a changing future for dairy farmers with the rise of A2 milk, demands for non-seasonal production, and an urgent need for a social license from the wider community
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19 Jun 17, 5:06pm
Both domestic and export markets report steady to strong demand. Prices just shy of all-time record. China shows stability and balance, and India recovering as predicted
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17 Jun 17, 8:19am
Steve Maharey says the time is right to make 'food' our purpose with an industry prepared for permanent innovation operating an economic model of 'flexible specialisation'
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15 Jun 17, 11:47am
Mike Joy says we are on a collision course between the demands of rising populations and the ability of our food resources to sustain themselves - and nitrogen use is the fault line
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15 Jun 17, 8:49am
Allan Barber see some huge improvements in agricultural sector fortunes from the work being done now with the Primary Growth Partnership programmes, but most of the benefits are still some way off
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14 Jun 17, 3:00pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Very cold conditions test feed volumes in the south
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14 Jun 17, 12:42pm
Another very sharp rise in food prices raises further questions about the Reserve Bank's benign inflation forecasts
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13 Jun 17, 1:37pm
The Sheep, Deer and Cattle Report: Hogget competition dominated by the South Island, top flock a line of merino hoggets from Ranfurly
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13 Jun 17, 9:43am
Nick Kim and Matthew Taylor argue that we are the limit of tolerable cadmium contamination and continuing will compound problems quickly - and the use if zinc may not be a real solution, possibly accentuating further issues
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8 Jun 17, 1:44pm
Overseas Investment Office expects ‘complex’ review of Landcorp’s Jericho Farm sale to Chinese bidder due to level of local third party interest
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7 Jun 17, 2:00pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Supplements short up north as pasture growth rates lag behind last year
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7 Jun 17, 8:51am
Keith Woodford says Dutch dairy farms prosper despite modest subsidies, tight regulation, by a focus on science, highly educated farmers and a strong sense of social responsibility
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6 Jun 17, 4:55pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Some areas are now very wet as winter starts as all product prices except wool remain at good rates
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