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Susan Kilsby

Westpac economists raise their farmgate milk price forecast to $7.90, while ANZ economists lift their pick to $7.70; both prices are well ahead of Fonterra's own forecast
3rd Mar 21, 12:49pm
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Westpac economists raise their farmgate milk price forecast to $7.90, while ANZ economists lift their pick to $7.70; both prices are well ahead of Fonterra's own forecast
Fonterra may have to look at increasing its milk price forecast for farmers as global dairy prices continue to climb
20th Jan 21, 3:51pm
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Fonterra may have to look at increasing its milk price forecast for farmers as global dairy prices continue to climb
Farmers might have to prepare for a return of under $6 per kilogram of milk solids in the forthcoming season
6th May 20, 3:35pm
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Farmers might have to prepare for a return of under $6 per kilogram of milk solids in the forthcoming season
ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby thinks Fonterra may have to make still further asset write-downs of up to $700 million and may have to withhold some of the milk price payout
5th Sep 19, 10:24am
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ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby thinks Fonterra may have to make still further asset write-downs of up to $700 million and may have to withhold some of the milk price payout
Bank economists say the global dairy prices and outlook are pointing to a farmgate milk price in excess of $7 per kilogram of milk solids in the new season
22nd May 19, 12:50pm
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Bank economists say the global dairy prices and outlook are pointing to a farmgate milk price in excess of $7 per kilogram of milk solids in the new season
ANZ says Fonterra dairy farmers should get $6.30/kg milk solids this season and $7.30/kg milk solids in 2019/20
26th Feb 19, 4:30pm
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ANZ says Fonterra dairy farmers should get $6.30/kg milk solids this season and $7.30/kg milk solids in 2019/20
Economists see results at latest dairy auction as boding well for the milk price to farmers in the upcoming season; overnight overall dairy prices lifted 3.6%, while Whole Milk Powder gained 5.2%
3rd May 17, 8:14am
Economists see results at latest dairy auction as boding well for the milk price to farmers in the upcoming season; overnight overall dairy prices lifted 3.6%, while Whole Milk Powder gained 5.2%
Results at the latest global dairy auction seen as pleasing given the extra milk powder coming on line; overall prices firmed 1.6% and the key Whole Milk Powder rose 2.4%
5th Apr 17, 8:43am
Results at the latest global dairy auction seen as pleasing given the extra milk powder coming on line; overall prices firmed 1.6% and the key Whole Milk Powder rose 2.4%
A 12.4% plunge in the price of Whole Milk Powder leads overall dairy prices down 6.3%; analysts see any recovery in prices as difficult while there is a surplus of supply; economists downgrade milk price forecasts
8th Mar 17, 8:12am
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A 12.4% plunge in the price of Whole Milk Powder leads overall dairy prices down 6.3%; analysts see any recovery in prices as difficult while there is a surplus of supply; economists downgrade milk price forecasts
AgriHQ hails dairy market 'turning a corner'; Westpac increases farm gate milk price forecast to $5; ANZ sees challenges remaining for dairying
17th Aug 16, 11:24am
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AgriHQ hails dairy market 'turning a corner'; Westpac increases farm gate milk price forecast to $5; ANZ sees challenges remaining for dairying
Some long overdue cheer for dairy farmers as dairy auction prices surge to their highest levels so far this year; ASB sticks with $6 milk price pick
3rd Aug 16, 8:17am
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Some long overdue cheer for dairy farmers as dairy auction prices surge to their highest levels so far this year; ASB sticks with $6 milk price pick
Dairy prices were flat at the global auction overnight, though the key Wholemilk Powder price rose by 1.9%
20th Jul 16, 8:47am
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Dairy prices were flat at the global auction overnight, though the key Wholemilk Powder price rose by 1.9%
Another disappointing global dairy auction outcome keeps the pressure on farmers; ANZ economist says dairy prices remain 'precariously placed'
6th Jul 16, 8:55am
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Another disappointing global dairy auction outcome keeps the pressure on farmers; ANZ economist says dairy prices remain 'precariously placed'
Economists see rises in Whole Milk Powder price as something to build on, but believe the July/August rise in production levels will be a crucial time
18th May 16, 8:51am
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Economists see rises in Whole Milk Powder price as something to build on, but believe the July/August rise in production levels will be a crucial time
Global dairy prices rose 2.1% in latest auction, though the gains were eaten up by a stronger Kiwi dollar; key Wholemilk powder prices edge up 1.5%, back up above US$2000 per metric tonne
6th Apr 16, 8:31am
Global dairy prices rose 2.1% in latest auction, though the gains were eaten up by a stronger Kiwi dollar; key Wholemilk powder prices edge up 1.5%, back up above US$2000 per metric tonne
Global dairy prices dipped 2.9% in latest auction to seven-month low; key Wholemilk powder prices down 0.8%; very disappointing result against pre-auction expectations of a reasonable rise
16th Mar 16, 8:23am
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Global dairy prices dipped 2.9% in latest auction to seven-month low; key Wholemilk powder prices down 0.8%; very disappointing result against pre-auction expectations of a reasonable rise
Global dairy prices made a slight gain to end a run of four consecutive auctions worth of losses; Wholemilk powder prices did, however, claim a respectable 5.5% gain
2nd Mar 16, 8:20am
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Global dairy prices made a slight gain to end a run of four consecutive auctions worth of losses; Wholemilk powder prices did, however, claim a respectable 5.5% gain
Global dairy prices fall for the fourth consecutive auction, though not by as much as predicted; Wholemilk powder down 3.7%
17th Feb 16, 8:37am
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Global dairy prices fall for the fourth consecutive auction, though not by as much as predicted; Wholemilk powder down 3.7%
Fonterra's recently revised milk price forecast is under pressure after global dairy prices sank a further 7.4%
3rd Feb 16, 8:22am
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Fonterra's recently revised milk price forecast is under pressure after global dairy prices sank a further 7.4%
A weaker than expected rise in global dairy prices has left big question marks over the attainability of Fonterra's $4.60 milk price forecast
16th Dec 15, 8:29am
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A weaker than expected rise in global dairy prices has left big question marks over the attainability of Fonterra's $4.60 milk price forecast
Fonterra's $4.60 milk price forecast under pressure as Whole Milk Powder prices slide another 11%
18th Nov 15, 8:35am
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Fonterra's $4.60 milk price forecast under pressure as Whole Milk Powder prices slide another 11%
Latest blow to global dairy prices comes amid over supply and expectations that prices will remain subdued
4th Nov 15, 8:24am
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Latest blow to global dairy prices comes amid over supply and expectations that prices will remain subdued
Economists see drop in global dairy prices as underscoring need for caution about assuming further price gains later in the year
21st Oct 15, 8:41am
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Economists see drop in global dairy prices as underscoring need for caution about assuming further price gains later in the year
ANZ economists see 'further impetus' for milk price forecasts to move above $5; less urgency seen for further immediate RBNZ interest rate cuts
7th Oct 15, 8:07am
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ANZ economists see 'further impetus' for milk price forecasts to move above $5; less urgency seen for further immediate RBNZ interest rate cuts
Economists say further dairy supply cutbacks and increased demand from China are needed to pull prices out of the dumps; ASB calls for Fonterra to provide evidence it's cutting production
19th Aug 15, 10:32am
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Economists say further dairy supply cutbacks and increased demand from China are needed to pull prices out of the dumps; ASB calls for Fonterra to provide evidence it's cutting production