Rural

Landcorp optimistic despite low half year profit

SOE's CEO focusing on key initiatives to drive improvements and beat the commodity cycles

Why farmers should oppose dairy conversions

Gareth Morgan gives five reasons why existing farmers should oppose more dairy conversions

Is China’s infant formula market about to see a price crash?

Keith Woodford sees the marketing of New Zealand's food products in China about to get major disruption via online selling, and infant formula will start the trend

The Weekly Dairy Report

Fonterra forecast stable but is it at the expense of the dividend

Optimistic start to year for farmers

Tables turn again in farmer confidence with dairy looking up and sheep and beef dropping, according to Rabobank survey

Farmers 'disappointed' by Fonterra dividend

Updated
Dairy giant has retained its $4.70 milk price forecast but has dropped its projected dividend to a possible low of 20c from 25c after results 'below farmers' expectations'

The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report

Farmers view MIE report positively but urgent action is what they need

Rabobank quarterly profit up 94%

Rabobank NZ profit surges, boosted by loan recoveries and rising net interest income. Bank launches Dutch style client councils

IT-based agriculture changing farming

The next stage of productivity improvement may well come from applying tech and smart IT to farming; Lincoln adds a specialised course

Dairy farm prices keep steaming ahead

The rural property market remains buoyant with dairy farm prices particularly strong