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FMA says no evidence to support regulatory action after inquiries into Fonterra’s 2019 financial statements and complaints about Beingmate & China Farms valuations
9th Jul 21, 9:25am
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FMA says no evidence to support regulatory action after inquiries into Fonterra’s 2019 financial statements and complaints about Beingmate & China Farms valuations
OECD-FAO sees the world dairy herd expanding fast over the next ten years as emerging economies demand more fresh dairy products. But exporters will have less to offer
6th Jul 21, 8:53am
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OECD-FAO sees the world dairy herd expanding fast over the next ten years as emerging economies demand more fresh dairy products. But exporters will have less to offer
Keith Woodford says the Fonterra capital proposals will make the forward journey more difficult, running counter to the intent
19th May 21, 8:33am
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Keith Woodford says the Fonterra capital proposals will make the forward journey more difficult, running counter to the intent
Fonterra’s capital structure proposals are the biggest since its formation in 2001. The devil is in the detail, says Keith Woodford
6th May 21, 3:48pm
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Fonterra’s capital structure proposals are the biggest since its formation in 2001. The devil is in the detail, says Keith Woodford
A senior Waikato farm adviser reports his clients are actively looking for positive leadership and practical ideas from Wellington on the new road to climate sustainability, and notice how lacking it is at present
8th Mar 21, 12:07pm
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A senior Waikato farm adviser reports his clients are actively looking for positive leadership and practical ideas from Wellington on the new road to climate sustainability, and notice how lacking it is at present
Angus Kebbell talks to farmer Roger Lumsden about how deeply technology and the management control it gives are embedded into dairy farming systems, advances that should be recognised as major improvers of environmental outcomes
20th Feb 21, 12:26pm
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Angus Kebbell talks to farmer Roger Lumsden about how deeply technology and the management control it gives are embedded into dairy farming systems, advances that should be recognised as major improvers of environmental outcomes
Global dairy markets continue to grow despite negative sentiment in some quarters. The Climate Change Commission expects less cows to be balanced by more milk per cow
4th Feb 21, 8:00am
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Global dairy markets continue to grow despite negative sentiment in some quarters. The Climate Change Commission expects less cows to be balanced by more milk per cow
The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
4th Dec 20, 10:42am
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The Productivity Commission details ways to improve the performance of New Zealand’s so-called frontier firms, saying doing so would be a key plank in boosting productivity
Fonterra names Peter McBride as new chairman to succeed John Monaghan in November
26th Jun 20, 10:08am
Fonterra names Peter McBride as new chairman to succeed John Monaghan in November
Angus Kebbell discusses the strategic shifts irrigation allows to supply up-market consumers with safe pasture-based food options and how a North Canterbury region is working to target those markets
6th Jun 20, 11:39am
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Angus Kebbell discusses the strategic shifts irrigation allows to supply up-market consumers with safe pasture-based food options and how a North Canterbury region is working to target those markets
Angus Kebbell talks to a Hurunui River dairy farmer and DOC's chief scientist about how land use changes brought by irrigation are changing the river catchment water quality
30th May 20, 10:30am
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Angus Kebbell talks to a Hurunui River dairy farmer and DOC's chief scientist about how land use changes brought by irrigation are changing the river catchment water quality
Havelock North based offshoot of long established StockCo is offering a herd leasing service to Fonterra farmers 'unlocking the capital tied up in their herd'
27th May 20, 5:02am
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Havelock North based offshoot of long established StockCo is offering a herd leasing service to Fonterra farmers 'unlocking the capital tied up in their herd'
John Monaghan to retire from role as Fonterra chairman at November annual meeting after 11 years on the board, 'chair-elect' to be named no later than August
5th Mar 20, 9:35am
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John Monaghan to retire from role as Fonterra chairman at November annual meeting after 11 years on the board, 'chair-elect' to be named no later than August
Keith Woodford says land-use change is no solution for most farms caught in the debt to asset pincer
11th Feb 20, 7:25am
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Keith Woodford says land-use change is no solution for most farms caught in the debt to asset pincer
Declining dairy asset values plus high debt place many dairy farms in a pincer, with increasing numbers going equity negative despite being cash flow positive
30th Jan 20, 10:31am
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Declining dairy asset values plus high debt place many dairy farms in a pincer, with increasing numbers going equity negative despite being cash flow positive
For ten years, banks incentivised staff to 'help farmers grow their business'. That led to over-lending in the dairy sector, and the recent bank pullback means farm prices are in decline and potential sellers face ugly options
6th Jan 20, 10:11am
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For ten years, banks incentivised staff to 'help farmers grow their business'. That led to over-lending in the dairy sector, and the recent bank pullback means farm prices are in decline and potential sellers face ugly options
Fonterra’s purchase of minority assets at Chilean Prolesur is a divorce that had to occur, but it is just the first step in resolving Fonterra’s Chilean situation
21st Dec 19, 9:15am
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Fonterra’s purchase of minority assets at Chilean Prolesur is a divorce that had to occur, but it is just the first step in resolving Fonterra’s Chilean situation
Keith Woodford casts an eye over the latest Mycoplasma bovis report and finds no one is any closer to the specifics of identifying how the disease got to New Zealand
30th Oct 19, 4:23pm
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Keith Woodford casts an eye over the latest Mycoplasma bovis report and finds no one is any closer to the specifics of identifying how the disease got to New Zealand
Chilean dairy has similarities and differences to New Zealand; Fonterra is not liked by Chilean dairy farmers who now prefer other processors
24th Oct 19, 12:17pm
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Chilean dairy has similarities and differences to New Zealand; Fonterra is not liked by Chilean dairy farmers who now prefer other processors
As disappointed farmers deal with Fonterra’s poor performance it emerges a new multi-million dollar cheese plant is hardly being used. The Spinoff's Maria Slade reports
5th Oct 19, 9:10am
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As disappointed farmers deal with Fonterra’s poor performance it emerges a new multi-million dollar cheese plant is hardly being used. The Spinoff's Maria Slade reports
Delayed Fonterra annual results and new business strategy to be released next week on Thursday, September 26
17th Sep 19, 3:16pm
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Delayed Fonterra annual results and new business strategy to be released next week on Thursday, September 26
Alan Bollard argues New Zealand needs to consider whether our economic policies are fit for purpose in a new world, and whether our government should be working in the interest of New Zealand or New Zealanders
11th Sep 19, 11:23am
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Alan Bollard argues New Zealand needs to consider whether our economic policies are fit for purpose in a new world, and whether our government should be working in the interest of New Zealand or New Zealanders
Dairy farming co-operative Fonterra says it needs more time to finalise its annual financial results after significant recent asset write-downs
6th Sep 19, 10:13am
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Dairy farming co-operative Fonterra says it needs more time to finalise its annual financial results after significant recent asset write-downs
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner predicts an OCR of just 0.25% by May next year, arguing it's 'pretty much one-way traffic out there'
6th Sep 19, 9:53am
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ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner predicts an OCR of just 0.25% by May next year, arguing it's 'pretty much one-way traffic out there'
Guy Trafford suggests the Government should focus more on transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rather than agriculture and bring everybody to the table to feel some of the pain
18th Jul 19, 12:01pm
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Guy Trafford suggests the Government should focus more on transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rather than agriculture and bring everybody to the table to feel some of the pain