Rural news

16 Aug 17, 2:58pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Auction prices stuck at present levels as another welfare abuse case taints all in the industry
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16 Aug 17, 10:41am
Overall farm prices are up 9% compared to 12 months ago but dairy farm prices are flat. Air of relief in rural property market: REINZ
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15 Aug 17, 3:04pm
The Sheep, Deer and Cattle Report: Sheep numbers continue to drop but if weather permits more lambs should be born this year
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15 Aug 17, 9:04am
As dairy companies get their processing capacity ahead of expected milk production, farmers may benefit from the increased competition to secure milk supply
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15 Aug 17, 8:32am
Keith Woodford explores the implications if Mycoplasma bovis becomes established in New Zealand
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13 Aug 17, 7:02am
Labour's knee-jerk 'clean our rivers' call needs details so it doesn't look like a rural-to-urban wealth transfer in the sheep's clothing of a freshwater policy; On the principles of royalties; And why aren't we talking nitrates?
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9 Aug 17, 11:31am
The Weekly Dairy Report: The Auction and Oceania prices still strong as spring milk starts to flow into the vat
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9 Aug 17, 10:38am
Labour to impose royalties on all commercial water use, but says rates won't be set until after 'first 100 days' meeting with affected parties after election
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8 Aug 17, 2:45pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: At last a plan to improve coarse wools quality and value, as Japan increases tariffs to make our beef uncompetitive
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2 Aug 17, 3:37pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Calving now in full swing up north and starting in the central south as soil conditions continue to be wetter than normal
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2 Aug 17, 3:09pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: More signs of strain by processors with reduced lamb throughput but prices for saleyard prime lambs reached $184/head
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2 Aug 17, 8:26am
ASB economists see butter prices in particular heading higher this year
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1 Aug 17, 8:02am
PM English shrugs off farmer criticism over National's immigration policy, says work being done on skills lists; Also, we shouldn't forget National's polling is down as well
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30 Jul 17, 10:33am
Keith Woodford argues restating the dairy messages of yesteryear is not the only path to dairy salvation & an open mind is needed on ‘pasture-plus’ opportunities
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27 Jul 17, 9:13am
Fonterra is now forecasting a $6.75 milk price for farmers in the current season, but its earnings forecast of 45c to 55c per share is only the same as that for the previous year
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24 Jul 17, 5:02pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Wet weather causing all sorts of issues for those calving and those about to start
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24 Jul 17, 3:58pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: In lamb ewe demand eases as winter weather tightens feed supplies
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19 Jul 17, 3:08pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: More calls for peak cow numbers as wet spring conditions look to return from last year
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19 Jul 17, 2:19pm
Both domestic and export markets remain strong. NZ exports to China grow +12% but prices seem toppy. India market has low stocks. Domestic market shows no slowdown
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19 Jul 17, 12:16pm
Allan Barber reports on how LIC has shown sizeable gains in productivity and income from targeted AI that can deliver even at peak dairy cow populations
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