Rural News

15th May 19, 4:48pm
Guy Trafford muses on the role of foreign ownership in New Zealand, and the offshore market access advantage it has which is vital for how our agricultural commodity exports are sold
Guy Trafford muses on the role of foreign ownership in New Zealand, and the offshore market access advantage it has which is vital for how our agricultural commodity exports are sold
15th May 19, 4:48pm
13th May 19, 11:40am
There is much more work to be done as the Zero Carbon Bill works its way through to enactment, says Keith Woodford
There is much more work to be done as the Zero Carbon Bill works its way through to enactment, says Keith Woodford
13th May 19, 11:40am
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13th May 19, 9:04am
'Bittersweet' moment for Fonterra as it sells iconic NZ brand to global ice cream company Froneri
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'Bittersweet' moment for Fonterra as it sells iconic NZ brand to global ice cream company Froneri
13th May 19, 9:04am
11th May 19, 9:31am
by Guest
The Spinoff's Toby Manhire sits down in a parliamentary corridor with Climate Change Minister James Shaw to discuss the Zero Carbon Bill, and why he’s been bending over backwards to win National’s support
The Spinoff's Toby Manhire sits down in a parliamentary corridor with Climate Change Minister James Shaw to discuss the Zero Carbon Bill, and why he’s been bending over backwards to win National’s support
11th May 19, 9:31am
10th May 19, 4:05pm
Guy Trafford reviews Canterbury land values, what the UN environmental report means for farmers, and changes at the top of Silver Fern Farms
Guy Trafford reviews Canterbury land values, what the UN environmental report means for farmers, and changes at the top of Silver Fern Farms
10th May 19, 4:05pm
9th May 19, 3:52pm
A legal degree may become a necessary skill for farmers as feel-good politicians and inadequate MPI officials move to implement their zero carbon goals, targets farmers would otherwise welcome
A legal degree may become a necessary skill for farmers as feel-good politicians and inadequate MPI officials move to implement their zero carbon goals, targets farmers would otherwise welcome
9th May 19, 3:52pm
7th May 19, 12:18pm
Allan Barber points out supplier owned cooperatives are not the ideal structure for large scale commodity processing and international marketing because of the inherent tension between essential future investment and payments to shareholders
Allan Barber points out supplier owned cooperatives are not the ideal structure for large scale commodity processing and international marketing because of the inherent tension between essential future investment and payments to shareholders
7th May 19, 12:18pm
2nd May 19, 4:31pm
While Wellington policy makers continue to confuse and unsettle farmers on a number of fronts, a regional group takes another tilt at providing some key leadership
While Wellington policy makers continue to confuse and unsettle farmers on a number of fronts, a regional group takes another tilt at providing some key leadership
2nd May 19, 4:31pm
1st May 19, 5:39pm
Guy Trafford lays out a specialist approach that some parts of NZ agriculture are turning to, and notes that Fonterra recently seems to be pulling back from seeking high-end margins
Guy Trafford lays out a specialist approach that some parts of NZ agriculture are turning to, and notes that Fonterra recently seems to be pulling back from seeking high-end margins
1st May 19, 5:39pm
1st May 19, 10:15am
American agriculture is increasingly dominated by large scale corporate operations
American agriculture is increasingly dominated by large scale corporate operations
1st May 19, 10:15am
25th Apr 19, 8:23pm
Guy Trafford says that rather than running a pointless blame-game, we need to discuss the choices we have if we are to leave the country in better environmental shape
Guy Trafford says that rather than running a pointless blame-game, we need to discuss the choices we have if we are to leave the country in better environmental shape
25th Apr 19, 8:23pm
18th Apr 19, 8:53am
More back-to-basics WMP limits dairy auction results. And with no CGT, water or fertiliser taxes ahead, eyes are out for stealthier options that may resurface
More back-to-basics WMP limits dairy auction results. And with no CGT, water or fertiliser taxes ahead, eyes are out for stealthier options that may resurface
18th Apr 19, 8:53am
17th Apr 19, 4:23pm
by Guest
Another good season ahead for NZ dairy farmers, but winter is coming with demand uncertainties rising – new Rabobank dairy industry report
Another good season ahead for NZ dairy farmers, but winter is coming with demand uncertainties rising – new Rabobank dairy industry report
17th Apr 19, 4:23pm
17th Apr 19, 1:49pm
A laser focus on one key test market for an important new meat origin brand has the support of farmers and processors, targeting high income conscious foodies
A laser focus on one key test market for an important new meat origin brand has the support of farmers and processors, targeting high income conscious foodies
17th Apr 19, 1:49pm
16th Apr 19, 10:01am
Guy Trafford looks at how the meat processing industry structures affect what producers receive and what consumers pay
Guy Trafford looks at how the meat processing industry structures affect what producers receive and what consumers pay
16th Apr 19, 10:01am
16th Apr 19, 9:50am
Keith Woodford discusses why China must stay front of mind when considering agrifood developments
Keith Woodford discusses why China must stay front of mind when considering agrifood developments
16th Apr 19, 9:50am
15th Apr 19, 2:30pm
Farm sales are down on a year ago with dairy farms showing the biggest decline, but prices appear to be holding up
Farm sales are down on a year ago with dairy farms showing the biggest decline, but prices appear to be holding up
15th Apr 19, 2:30pm
12th Apr 19, 10:00am
Tom Coupe and Olivier Gergaud on the contribution of wine to the NZ economy, climate change & wine, wine as an investment, wine quality and wine research
Tom Coupe and Olivier Gergaud on the contribution of wine to the NZ economy, climate change & wine, wine as an investment, wine quality and wine research
12th Apr 19, 10:00am
11th Apr 19, 9:53am
The Trump tariff wars may ensnare agriculture in a way to impact dairy products, just as some analysts see upside to farmgate payouts. DairyNZ tries to stay ahead
The Trump tariff wars may ensnare agriculture in a way to impact dairy products, just as some analysts see upside to farmgate payouts. DairyNZ tries to stay ahead
11th Apr 19, 9:53am
10th Apr 19, 11:48am
Export sawlog prices fall as shipping costs rise and China uncertainty builds. Softer prices come despite demand volumes rising. Local market demand remains robust, even with regional variation
Export sawlog prices fall as shipping costs rise and China uncertainty builds. Softer prices come despite demand volumes rising. Local market demand remains robust, even with regional variation
10th Apr 19, 11:48am

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