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Fonterra to retain more profit rather than raise dividend (Update 1)
24th Feb 10, 3:06pm
Fonterra to retain more profit rather than raise dividend (Update 1)
Weekly Agridata report: Currency the key to spring venison prices; beef in demand again
23rd Feb 10, 5:40pm
Weekly Agridata report: Currency the key to spring venison prices; beef in demand again
Farm sales collapse in January to 46, lowest in at least 7 years; Only 7 dairy farms sold (Update 3)
17th Feb 10, 11:34am
by Emma Geraghty
Farm sales collapse in January to 46, lowest in at least 7 years; Only 7 dairy farms sold (Update 3)
Milk powder price down 1.6% in Fonterra's February auction; down 8.5% from December
3rd Feb 10, 7:30am
Milk powder price down 1.6% in Fonterra's February auction; down 8.5% from December
Four Crafar son farms on market in recevership/mortgagee sale (Update 1)
29th Jan 10, 12:59pm
Four Crafar son farms on market in recevership/mortgagee sale (Update 1)
Less than a third of farmers opt to buy Fonterra's 'dry' shares (Update 1)
25th Jan 10, 3:43pm
Less than a third of farmers opt to buy Fonterra's 'dry' shares (Update 1)
Graeme Hart's Carter Holt Harvey puts 29 dairy farms up for sale for NZ$224.5 mln (Update 2)
21st Jan 10, 9:29am
Graeme Hart's Carter Holt Harvey puts 29 dairy farms up for sale for NZ$224.5 mln (Update 2)
Dairy export prices fall back around 6% after strong rise in 2009
8th Jan 10, 12:38pm
Dairy export prices fall back around 6% after strong rise in 2009
Whole milk powder price down 7.1% in latest Fonterra internet auction (Update 2, corrected)
6th Jan 10, 7:11am
Whole milk powder price down 7.1% in latest Fonterra internet auction (Update 2, corrected)
Fonterra 2010/11 fair value share price set at NZ$4.52, same as current season
3rd Dec 09, 11:27am
Fonterra 2010/11 fair value share price set at NZ$4.52, same as current season
Whole milk powder price up 3.6% in Fonterra internet auction (Update 1)
2nd Dec 09, 7:06am
Whole milk powder price up 3.6% in Fonterra internet auction (Update 1)
Fonterra shareholders vote "overwhelmingly" for first two steps of restructure plan
18th Nov 09, 2:49pm
Fonterra shareholders vote "overwhelmingly" for first two steps of restructure plan
Banks hold back dairy farm sales, say REINZ
16th Nov 09, 12:18pm
Banks hold back dairy farm sales, say REINZ
Dairy commodity prices soar again, but still below 07/08 highs
13th Nov 09, 9:22am
Dairy commodity prices soar again, but still below 07/08 highs
Economic weather report: Butter prices surge with other dairy commodities
4th Nov 09, 4:18pm
Economic weather report: Butter prices surge with other dairy commodities
Whole milk powder price up 13.7% at latest Fonterra auction (Update 1)
4th Nov 09, 7:25am
Whole milk powder price up 13.7% at latest Fonterra auction (Update 1)
Fonterra announces changes to capital restructuring proposal
30th Oct 09, 3:37pm
Fonterra announces changes to capital restructuring proposal
"Strong demand" for dairy farms in September, but farmers not putting farms on market, REINZ says
15th Oct 09, 2:23pm
"Strong demand" for dairy farms in September, but farmers not putting farms on market, REINZ says
MAF finds other signficant animal welfare problems at Crafar Farms
9th Oct 09, 5:31pm
MAF finds other signficant animal welfare problems at Crafar Farms
Crafar Farms put into receivership owing NZ$200 mln (Update 3)
5th Oct 09, 4:16pm
Crafar Farms put into receivership owing NZ$200 mln (Update 3)
Opinion: Mounting evidence demands inquiry into large herd dairy farms
4th Oct 09, 7:52pm
Opinion: Mounting evidence demands inquiry into large herd dairy farms
Agriculture minister wants Crafars out of industry; criticises Fonterra
29th Sep 09, 10:23pm
Agriculture minister wants Crafars out of industry; criticises Fonterra
Exclusive: NZ's biggest dairy farmer allows calves to starve to death (Update 6)
28th Sep 09, 3:25pm
Exclusive: NZ's biggest dairy farmer allows calves to starve to death (Update 6)
Fonterra sets 08/09 payout at NZ$5.20/kg; retains 1 cent to repay debt (Update 1)
23rd Sep 09, 1:06pm
Fonterra sets 08/09 payout at NZ$5.20/kg; retains 1 cent to repay debt (Update 1)
Fonterra boosts 2009/10 payout forecast by 55 cents to NZ$5.10/kg
22nd Sep 09, 12:12pm
Fonterra boosts 2009/10 payout forecast by 55 cents to NZ$5.10/kg