Rural News

13th Mar 19, 8:41am
Despite rising prices, farmers are feeling oppressed from all sides and confidence is low. Fickle urban voters are driving a flood of rules and imposing costs that make little sense to the business of farming
Despite rising prices, farmers are feeling oppressed from all sides and confidence is low. Fickle urban voters are driving a flood of rules and imposing costs that make little sense to the business of farming
13th Mar 19, 8:41am
12th Mar 19, 5:01pm
Higher freight costs take the shine of export log prices. Domestic supply is abundant, China demand stable, India prices under pressure
Higher freight costs take the shine of export log prices. Domestic supply is abundant, China demand stable, India prices under pressure
12th Mar 19, 5:01pm
8th Mar 19, 12:21pm
Guy Trafford wraps up some topical issues for dairy darmers, including the chance prices will stay high, and the work being done using a seaweed diet to control methane
Guy Trafford wraps up some topical issues for dairy darmers, including the chance prices will stay high, and the work being done using a seaweed diet to control methane
8th Mar 19, 12:21pm
6th Mar 19, 4:41pm
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Rabobank says the sudden serious pork supply problem in China will raise demand for other meats through the whole Asian region, likely benefiting New Zealand beef suppliers
Rabobank says the sudden serious pork supply problem in China will raise demand for other meats through the whole Asian region, likely benefiting New Zealand beef suppliers
6th Mar 19, 4:41pm
6th Mar 19, 10:19am
Guy Trafford calls on the sheep and beef industry to hire more qualified local women rather than call for more immigrants. The WRA drives for innovative water solutions
Guy Trafford calls on the sheep and beef industry to hire more qualified local women rather than call for more immigrants. The WRA drives for innovative water solutions
6th Mar 19, 10:19am
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5th Mar 19, 10:09am
Ratings agency Fitch says Fonterra has structural issues it needs to address; expects Fonterra to prioritise the strength of its balance sheet over payments to farmer shareholders; Hurrell gets Fonterra CEO job permanently
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Ratings agency Fitch says Fonterra has structural issues it needs to address; expects Fonterra to prioritise the strength of its balance sheet over payments to farmer shareholders; Hurrell gets Fonterra CEO job permanently
5th Mar 19, 10:09am
4th Mar 19, 8:34am
Keith Woodford explains how MPI continues to withhold key information about the Mycoplasma bovis eradication program
Keith Woodford explains how MPI continues to withhold key information about the Mycoplasma bovis eradication program
4th Mar 19, 8:34am
28th Feb 19, 5:37pm
Guy Trafford indulges in a bit of therapy, recording a day's frustration with modern-world services that never seem to work right in the country when you need them
Guy Trafford indulges in a bit of therapy, recording a day's frustration with modern-world services that never seem to work right in the country when you need them
28th Feb 19, 5:37pm
28th Feb 19, 10:04am
Almost half of all farms are in the Farm Assurance Programme, with early signs both farmers and processors are pleased with the rollout. The project is an essential tool in support of Taste Pure Nature
Almost half of all farms are in the Farm Assurance Programme, with early signs both farmers and processors are pleased with the rollout. The project is an essential tool in support of Taste Pure Nature
28th Feb 19, 10:04am
28th Feb 19, 9:09am
Very mixed news for farmers as Fonterra increases the milk price forecast by possibly as much as 60c, but slashes the earnings forecast possibly more than in half; no interim dividend
Very mixed news for farmers as Fonterra increases the milk price forecast by possibly as much as 60c, but slashes the earnings forecast possibly more than in half; no interim dividend
28th Feb 19, 9:09am
27th Feb 19, 4:59pm
Guy Trafford looks at the various ways to monitor the current farm sales market. And he finds issues in both the honey and kiwifruit industries
Guy Trafford looks at the various ways to monitor the current farm sales market. And he finds issues in both the honey and kiwifruit industries
27th Feb 19, 4:59pm
26th Feb 19, 4:30pm
ANZ says Fonterra dairy farmers should get $6.30/kg milk solids this season and $7.30/kg milk solids in 2019/20
ANZ says Fonterra dairy farmers should get $6.30/kg milk solids this season and $7.30/kg milk solids in 2019/20
26th Feb 19, 4:30pm
25th Feb 19, 11:49am
Farm sales and prices have been up over summer but the lifestyle block market is cooling, particularly in Auckland and the Waikato
Farm sales and prices have been up over summer but the lifestyle block market is cooling, particularly in Auckland and the Waikato
25th Feb 19, 11:49am
22nd Feb 19, 11:02am
CEO Steve Jurkovich says Kiwibank's in no hurry to enter the rural or corporate banking markets, focusing instead on the 'big opportunity' with SMEs
CEO Steve Jurkovich says Kiwibank's in no hurry to enter the rural or corporate banking markets, focusing instead on the 'big opportunity' with SMEs
22nd Feb 19, 11:02am
21st Feb 19, 3:14pm
Guy Trafford assesses how the Tax Working Group report would change signals to farmers, and how they are likely to respond
Guy Trafford assesses how the Tax Working Group report would change signals to farmers, and how they are likely to respond
21st Feb 19, 3:14pm
21st Feb 19, 11:34am
Tax Working Group recommends government includes agriculture sector in a reformed Emissions Trading Scheme
Tax Working Group recommends government includes agriculture sector in a reformed Emissions Trading Scheme
21st Feb 19, 11:34am
21st Feb 19, 11:17am
Guy Trafford reviews the big issues in the dairy industry, where the pressures are both here and internationally, and how prices are moving
Guy Trafford reviews the big issues in the dairy industry, where the pressures are both here and internationally, and how prices are moving
21st Feb 19, 11:17am
20th Feb 19, 11:05am
Guy Trafford points out good farmland is increasingly threatened by cities moving inland as climate change sees coastal zones encroached by the ocean
Guy Trafford points out good farmland is increasingly threatened by cities moving inland as climate change sees coastal zones encroached by the ocean
20th Feb 19, 11:05am
19th Feb 19, 7:43am
Treasury warns scrapping tenure review could cost the Government more; Minister says there are alternatives to conserving pastoral land without the the Crown fully buying it back
Treasury warns scrapping tenure review could cost the Government more; Minister says there are alternatives to conserving pastoral land without the the Crown fully buying it back
19th Feb 19, 7:43am
18th Feb 19, 8:38am
Keith Woodford describes how anger is mounting again amongst Mycoplasma bovis farmers and how some are in dire trouble. The official information flow lacks transparency as to what is really happening
Keith Woodford describes how anger is mounting again amongst Mycoplasma bovis farmers and how some are in dire trouble. The official information flow lacks transparency as to what is really happening
18th Feb 19, 8:38am

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