Rural News

22nd Sep 18, 5:00am
Tax Working Group Chairman Michael Cullen on taxing capital gains, environmental taxes, incentives for retirement savings & applying GST to financial services
Tax Working Group Chairman Michael Cullen on taxing capital gains, environmental taxes, incentives for retirement savings & applying GST to financial services
22nd Sep 18, 5:00am
19th Sep 18, 2:03pm
Further falls in the global price of dairy products indicate its now more when than if Fonterra reduces its forecast milk price below the current $6.75; Westpac has dropped its forecast to $6.25 from $6.50
Further falls in the global price of dairy products indicate its now more when than if Fonterra reduces its forecast milk price below the current $6.75; Westpac has dropped its forecast to $6.25 from $6.50
19th Sep 18, 2:03pm
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19th Sep 18, 11:21am
Keith Woodford analyses the meaning of the numbers that lie deep within Fonterra’s accounts
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Keith Woodford analyses the meaning of the numbers that lie deep within Fonterra’s accounts
19th Sep 18, 11:21am
19th Sep 18, 9:41am
Europeans try to target livestock farming in the name of climate change, but are conflicted with heavy subsidies for their farmers. Depending on how they act, New Zealand could be a winner. Demand keeps local prices high
Europeans try to target livestock farming in the name of climate change, but are conflicted with heavy subsidies for their farmers. Depending on how they act, New Zealand could be a winner. Demand keeps local prices high
19th Sep 18, 9:41am
15th Sep 18, 10:04am
Domestic log demand shows signs of softness, but export volumes hold up. Ironically, lower grades are getting price increases but higher grades not. Probably temporary
Domestic log demand shows signs of softness, but export volumes hold up. Ironically, lower grades are getting price increases but higher grades not. Probably temporary
15th Sep 18, 10:04am
14th Sep 18, 1:43pm
Fonterra's woes seem to boil down to the tension between executing its long term market strategies, and maximising short term farmer returns. Updating governance the new focus
Fonterra's woes seem to boil down to the tension between executing its long term market strategies, and maximising short term farmer returns. Updating governance the new focus
14th Sep 18, 1:43pm
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13th Sep 18, 9:13am
Fonterra holds milk price forecast at $6.75; forecasts earnings per share of 25c-35c this year; to review investments including Beingmate; full year loss of $196 million reported
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Fonterra holds milk price forecast at $6.75; forecasts earnings per share of 25c-35c this year; to review investments including Beingmate; full year loss of $196 million reported
13th Sep 18, 9:13am
10th Sep 18, 11:17am
Keith Woodford explains how the narrative is changing in regard to the need for methane emissions, with less need for drastic reductions
Keith Woodford explains how the narrative is changing in regard to the need for methane emissions, with less need for drastic reductions
10th Sep 18, 11:17am
6th Sep 18, 9:08am
Dairy pices fall on higher WMP offerings, and despite EU production drop. Politics and regulation gnaw at irrigation. Weather change puts back El Nino-effect prediction
Dairy pices fall on higher WMP offerings, and despite EU production drop. Politics and regulation gnaw at irrigation. Weather change puts back El Nino-effect prediction
6th Sep 18, 9:08am
5th Sep 18, 6:23pm
Keith Woodford explains why MPI needs to bring a science-based culture to the fore
Keith Woodford explains why MPI needs to bring a science-based culture to the fore
5th Sep 18, 6:23pm
5th Sep 18, 11:32am
Allan Barber notes that New Zealand agriculture has reached peak production volume. From here out, survival and prosperity will only happen up the value chain
Allan Barber notes that New Zealand agriculture has reached peak production volume. From here out, survival and prosperity will only happen up the value chain
5th Sep 18, 11:32am
5th Sep 18, 8:44am
The necessary detail of what the targets will be for agriculture GHG reductions are getting proper attention finally. Market price signals generally positive
The necessary detail of what the targets will be for agriculture GHG reductions are getting proper attention finally. Market price signals generally positive
5th Sep 18, 8:44am
3rd Sep 18, 4:14pm
by Guest
Treasury says it is watching the rise of artificial meat but it doesn't see a threat to New Zealand's red meat sector at this stage - even as global demand for red meat products has stopped rising
Treasury says it is watching the rise of artificial meat but it doesn't see a threat to New Zealand's red meat sector at this stage - even as global demand for red meat products has stopped rising
3rd Sep 18, 4:14pm
3rd Sep 18, 1:29pm
Rabobank NZ commissions independent report to probe its governance and management frameworks & the extent of its independence from the Rabobank Group
Rabobank NZ commissions independent report to probe its governance and management frameworks & the extent of its independence from the Rabobank Group
3rd Sep 18, 1:29pm
3rd Sep 18, 12:25pm
by Guest
Beef prices have been rising locally as exports to China jump. But it is US market and weather conditions, and US trade policy, that might will set the future direction
Beef prices have been rising locally as exports to China jump. But it is US market and weather conditions, and US trade policy, that might will set the future direction
3rd Sep 18, 12:25pm
31st Aug 18, 8:56am
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Fonterra chops -25c from milk payout on rising global supply. New 2018/19 forecast payout is now $6.75/kgMS
Fonterra chops -25c from milk payout on rising global supply. New 2018/19 forecast payout is now $6.75/kgMS
31st Aug 18, 8:56am
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30th Aug 18, 9:27am
NZ First MP Shane Jones unhappy with banks' reduced regional services at a time when they’re making ‘stupendous profits.' To meet RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr to plead his case
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NZ First MP Shane Jones unhappy with banks' reduced regional services at a time when they’re making ‘stupendous profits.' To meet RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr to plead his case
30th Aug 18, 9:27am
30th Aug 18, 8:47am
Guy Trafford confronts the challenges of extensive milk regulations, and relates that to the incidence of Listeriosis and its fatal outcomes
Guy Trafford confronts the challenges of extensive milk regulations, and relates that to the incidence of Listeriosis and its fatal outcomes
30th Aug 18, 8:47am
23rd Aug 18, 8:31am
Farm gate milk price now under pressure. US and EU market price influencers. Another Chinese milk processor. Science vs urban politics
Farm gate milk price now under pressure. US and EU market price influencers. Another Chinese milk processor. Science vs urban politics
23rd Aug 18, 8:31am
22nd Aug 18, 4:42pm
Allan Barber reviews the soap opera that is NAIT and finds little has changed despite reviews and clear indications the program is not delivering what it promised
Allan Barber reviews the soap opera that is NAIT and finds little has changed despite reviews and clear indications the program is not delivering what it promised
22nd Aug 18, 4:42pm

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