Rural News

17th Oct 19, 4:34pm
Guy Trafford looks at what is current in the dairy industry. The stable dairy auction results and Fonterra share price indicate a quiet period, for a while, at least
Guy Trafford looks at what is current in the dairy industry. The stable dairy auction results and Fonterra share price indicate a quiet period, for a while, at least
17th Oct 19, 4:34pm
17th Oct 19, 3:17pm
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NZIER takes issue with Keith Woodford's view that GDP understates the economic contribution of agribusiness to NZ, arguing it's only measuring what GDP is supposed to measure and excludes exports
NZIER takes issue with Keith Woodford's view that GDP understates the economic contribution of agribusiness to NZ, arguing it's only measuring what GDP is supposed to measure and excludes exports
17th Oct 19, 3:17pm
16th Oct 19, 1:34pm
The government brought in the ‘special forestry test’ with little consultation or forethought of the consequences. Do they have the motivation to reverse it equally as fast? Or do they care?
The government brought in the ‘special forestry test’ with little consultation or forethought of the consequences. Do they have the motivation to reverse it equally as fast? Or do they care?
16th Oct 19, 1:34pm
16th Oct 19, 12:51pm
Despite the fairly flat outcome in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, economists are increasingly optimistic of a strong milk price return for farmers this season
Despite the fairly flat outcome in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, economists are increasingly optimistic of a strong milk price return for farmers this season
16th Oct 19, 12:51pm
16th Oct 19, 12:25pm
Dairy farms have suffered the biggest decrease in sales although their prices have improved
Dairy farms have suffered the biggest decrease in sales although their prices have improved
16th Oct 19, 12:25pm
16th Oct 19, 10:46am
The rural sector has enough challenges to face without being kneecapped by a government intent on appealing only to its most vocal supporters, says Allan Barber
The rural sector has enough challenges to face without being kneecapped by a government intent on appealing only to its most vocal supporters, says Allan Barber
16th Oct 19, 10:46am
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14th Oct 19, 12:27pm
Agricultural GDP catches well under one quarter of the agribusiness system. As such it fails to capture the importance of agribusiness to the economy
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Agricultural GDP catches well under one quarter of the agribusiness system. As such it fails to capture the importance of agribusiness to the economy
14th Oct 19, 12:27pm
10th Oct 19, 11:32am
Guy Trafford ponders what the large budget surplus may mean to the rural sector and starts to think he is getting a tad paranoid
Guy Trafford ponders what the large budget surplus may mean to the rural sector and starts to think he is getting a tad paranoid
10th Oct 19, 11:32am
9th Oct 19, 5:29pm
Guy Trafford is trying to avoid an unbalanced battle with MPI over auditing costs. And he takes a look at the honey battle looming between New Zealand and Australia
Guy Trafford is trying to avoid an unbalanced battle with MPI over auditing costs. And he takes a look at the honey battle looming between New Zealand and Australia
9th Oct 19, 5:29pm
9th Oct 19, 10:13am
Unintended consequence: Farmers who have invested in long term fresh water remediation feel thrown under the bus with grandfathering in the Essential Freshwater policies, and now those who didn't are in a easier position to comply
Unintended consequence: Farmers who have invested in long term fresh water remediation feel thrown under the bus with grandfathering in the Essential Freshwater policies, and now those who didn't are in a easier position to comply
9th Oct 19, 10:13am
8th Oct 19, 9:12am
Mercury's Chief Executive Fraser Whineray will join Fonterra in the newly created title of Chief Operating Officer from early next year
Mercury's Chief Executive Fraser Whineray will join Fonterra in the newly created title of Chief Operating Officer from early next year
8th Oct 19, 9:12am
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
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
4th Oct 19, 10:52am
Guy Trafford takes a look at the latest dairy scene, with the latest Tatua result showing up Fonterra
Guy Trafford takes a look at the latest dairy scene, with the latest Tatua result showing up Fonterra
4th Oct 19, 10:52am
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4th Oct 19, 7:14am
Shifting head office to Hamilton from Wellington will take key Rabobank staff closer to their clients, CEO Todd Charteris says
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Shifting head office to Hamilton from Wellington will take key Rabobank staff closer to their clients, CEO Todd Charteris says
4th Oct 19, 7:14am
3rd Oct 19, 2:37pm
Guy Trafford likes what he sees in the new Christchurch Riverside Market where food producers can sell direct to consumers in a modern setting, and consumers show up in meaningful numbers ready to buy
Guy Trafford likes what he sees in the new Christchurch Riverside Market where food producers can sell direct to consumers in a modern setting, and consumers show up in meaningful numbers ready to buy
3rd Oct 19, 2:37pm
29th Sep 19, 6:02am
Fonterra’s new strategy is all about cutting the cloth to suit the purse. The new overarching strategy is just the first step on a long path
Fonterra’s new strategy is all about cutting the cloth to suit the purse. The new overarching strategy is just the first step on a long path
29th Sep 19, 6:02am
27th Sep 19, 11:25am
Guy Trafford predicts some quiet years ahead for Fonterra as it regroups and seeks to regain farmer confidence
Guy Trafford predicts some quiet years ahead for Fonterra as it regroups and seeks to regain farmer confidence
27th Sep 19, 11:25am
26th Sep 19, 8:46am
Fonterra is employing a back to basics strategy that will involve it getting rid of its overseas 'milk pools' over time; is targeting lower dividends in the immediate future and will not borrow to pay for these
Fonterra is employing a back to basics strategy that will involve it getting rid of its overseas 'milk pools' over time; is targeting lower dividends in the immediate future and will not borrow to pay for these
26th Sep 19, 8:46am
26th Sep 19, 6:02am
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Rural confidence has dropped sharply from the previous quarter with farmers across all sectors now less optimistic about the prospects for the agricultural economy in the year ahead: Rabobank survey
Rural confidence has dropped sharply from the previous quarter with farmers across all sectors now less optimistic about the prospects for the agricultural economy in the year ahead: Rabobank survey
26th Sep 19, 6:02am
25th Sep 19, 10:41am
The current onslaught against farming is neither enjoyable to be in or observe. But out of it all perhaps there may be a rosy future
The current onslaught against farming is neither enjoyable to be in or observe. But out of it all perhaps there may be a rosy future
25th Sep 19, 10:41am

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