5 Jul 18, 2:08pm
While this long-running Rabobank survey found lower confidence among farmers, a record high number assess their business as either 'viable' or 'easily viable'
13 Jun 18, 4:09pm
The ‘First Citizen of the Provinces’ has called for the resignation of another top public-sector figure – Fonterra Chairman John Wilson
7 May 18, 9:35am
The hits the new Government keeps making on farming have the look of scaremongering, ignoring the vast amount of long-term remediation already underway
17 Jan 18, 9:37am
Fonterra partners with Alibaba's Hema Fresh to launch fresh milk product in China utilising the power of mobile data
8 Jan 18, 2:32pm
Have banks signalled they've had enough of funding the dairy industry? If funding is closed off, the new Govt's obligations for the industry are likely to be expensive and even more stressful
2 Jan 18, 3:58pm
Rabobank warns that New Zealand's lower milk volumes may not be offset by higher prices as our rivals are are increasing their production quickly and offering more export competition
6 Dec 17, 2:35pm
Keith Woodford discusses trends in on-farm dairy debt and the challenges it creates
22 Nov 17, 1:39pm
Keith Woodford discusses how new thinking is required to make dairy sustainable
21 Nov 17, 4:28pm
Allan Barber says there is no immediate threat, but that new options are coming for consumers and both the dairy and red meat sectors need to front-foot the challenge
25 Oct 17, 9:00am
Keith Woodford discusses how European and American dairy-production increases are creating pricing downside
5 Oct 17, 8:40am
Keith Woodford discusses Fonterra’s Annual Report, with results driven by commodities and cost savings, and ongoing concerns in China
27 Sep 17, 1:14pm
Keith Woodford discusses agri-food disruption risks from synthetic food, seeing New Zealand product futures based on what high-end consumers want, rather than what we produce
16 Aug 17, 9:56am
Allan Barber sees debt, environmental restraints, land use regulation, and market forces all moving to make growth in our dairy herd unlikely in the future
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
13 Jul 17, 8:57am
Allan Barber says the Japan - EU deal makes Japan the key player in reviving the TPP11 deal, which will always be much better than a series of bilateral agreements
21 Mar 17, 9:19am
Government refuses to consider OECD's recommendation to include agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme despite agriculture making up half of NZ's emissions; OECD suggests Government eases back funding for irrigation
10 Mar 17, 9:59am
Selena Eaqub on the dipping dollar, trade wars, booming stockmarkets, child poverty, Britain's Brexit deals, policy lessons, the not-so-sharing economy and more
2 Mar 17, 1:06pm
Jen​ée Tibshraeny looks at how the tensions between economic growth and protecting the environment are exacerbated in the regions
24 Jan 17, 10:18am
Construction, tourism and the dairy price rebound are seeing the NZ economy 'firing all cylinders again', says HSBC economist Paul Bloxham
4 Jan 17, 2:37pm
Keith Woodford says that Bellamys infant formula woes has lessons both for New Zealand 's organic dairy farmers and the broader New Zealand infant formula trade with China


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