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Fonterra says it will target a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions per tonne of milk it collects
9th Nov 23, 11:58am
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Fonterra says it will target a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions per tonne of milk it collects
Some farmers will struggle to cover costs this season and could pose a risk to financial stability if loan defaults rise
26th Oct 23, 1:46pm
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Some farmers will struggle to cover costs this season and could pose a risk to financial stability if loan defaults rise
Guy Trafford takes a look at Chinese dairy production and consumption and wonders about the future of exporting dairy products to the Middle Kingdom after 2030
30th Aug 23, 12:59pm
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Guy Trafford takes a look at Chinese dairy production and consumption and wonders about the future of exporting dairy products to the Middle Kingdom after 2030
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With BNZ having a target to reduce its financed dairy farming emissions through membership of the UN-convened Net Zero Banking Alliance, where are other key NZ rural lenders at?
15th Aug 23, 5:00am
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With BNZ having a target to reduce its financed dairy farming emissions through membership of the UN-convened Net Zero Banking Alliance, where are other key NZ rural lenders at?
Chief Sustainability Officer Rebekah Cain explains why BNZ joined the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and what it aims to achieve by being a member
5th Aug 23, 10:45am
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Chief Sustainability Officer Rebekah Cain explains why BNZ joined the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and what it aims to achieve by being a member
Guy Trafford has been down on the farm looking at some of the new technologies available - and is impressed
11th Jul 23, 3:10pm
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Guy Trafford has been down on the farm looking at some of the new technologies available - and is impressed
A submission published by Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade suggests New Zealand's argument is sound regarding dairy access to Canada
10th May 23, 12:45pm
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A submission published by Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade suggests New Zealand's argument is sound regarding dairy access to Canada
New Zealand's CPTPP trade dispute with Canada makes waves as other countries join as third parties
6th May 23, 9:20am
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New Zealand's CPTPP trade dispute with Canada makes waves as other countries join as third parties
The Pastoral Greenhouse Gas Consortium's Mark Aspin on the journey to reduce methane emissions from farm animals
31st Mar 23, 10:30am
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The Pastoral Greenhouse Gas Consortium's Mark Aspin on the journey to reduce methane emissions from farm animals
From farming to fermentation: how New Zealand could ‘brew up’ new foods to reduce agricultural emissions
31st Oct 22, 11:21am
by Guest
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From farming to fermentation: how New Zealand could ‘brew up’ new foods to reduce agricultural emissions
Guy Trafford assesses where dairy companies ended up with their 2021/2022 season milk payout levels, with variations not as wide as previously
5th Oct 22, 10:49am
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Guy Trafford assesses where dairy companies ended up with their 2021/2022 season milk payout levels, with variations not as wide as previously
Keith Woodford says there is need for a much better-informed debate about the future of dairy
31st Aug 22, 8:38am
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Keith Woodford says there is need for a much better-informed debate about the future of dairy
Guy Trafford says if urban NZ wants the lifestyle that export earnings from farming generates but doesn't want the cows that generate it, they are going to have to pay to get what they think they want
12th Aug 22, 7:20am
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Guy Trafford says if urban NZ wants the lifestyle that export earnings from farming generates but doesn't want the cows that generate it, they are going to have to pay to get what they think they want
If society wants lower impacts from livestock on private land, will they achieve it by paying farmers for their loss, or regulate it because they have power to impose costs on landowners?
9th Aug 22, 10:11am
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If society wants lower impacts from livestock on private land, will they achieve it by paying farmers for their loss, or regulate it because they have power to impose costs on landowners?
Tractor sales have a strong year in 2021 as wheels kept turning in essential industries, but supply remains an issue
14th Jan 22, 11:27am
by Toby Allen
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Tractor sales have a strong year in 2021 as wheels kept turning in essential industries, but supply remains an issue
Strong dairy prices sees dairy giant Fonterra raise its forecast 2021/22 milk price payout by 30 cents, but trim its earnings forecast
3rd Dec 21, 9:38am
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Strong dairy prices sees dairy giant Fonterra raise its forecast 2021/22 milk price payout by 30 cents, but trim its earnings forecast
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
by Guest
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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