Days to the General Election: 17
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Sheep

6th Aug 14, 11:45am
Allan Barber reports on the recent Red Meat Sector Conference, highlighting the key sessions and speakers
Allan Barber reports on the recent Red Meat Sector Conference, highlighting the key sessions and speakers
6th Aug 14, 11:45am
25th Jul 14, 11:11am
Allan Barber finds some strong green shoots in the sheep and beef farming sector; half-full or half-empty?
Allan Barber finds some strong green shoots in the sheep and beef farming sector; half-full or half-empty?
25th Jul 14, 11:11am
20th Jun 14, 11:13am
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Jeanette Maxwell likes Doug Avery's advice: nothing good has been ever been invented by negative people. They do not innovate, create or inspire
Jeanette Maxwell likes Doug Avery's advice: nothing good has been ever been invented by negative people. They do not innovate, create or inspire
20th Jun 14, 11:13am
17th Jun 14, 1:28pm
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With New Zealand's biggest corporate farmer eyeing the opportunities, dairy sheep may revitalise one aspect of the industry Fed Farmers say
With New Zealand's biggest corporate farmer eyeing the opportunities, dairy sheep may revitalise one aspect of the industry Fed Farmers say
17th Jun 14, 1:28pm
10th Jun 14, 10:04am
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"The dairy boom is impacting the sheep and beef sector in ways that could never have been envisaged, but most significantly, it is destroying farmers’ self esteem"
"The dairy boom is impacting the sheep and beef sector in ways that could never have been envisaged, but most significantly, it is destroying farmers’ self esteem"
10th Jun 14, 10:04am
19th May 14, 11:55am
164 farms were sold in April; prices per hectare rose for all types of farms except forestry units
164 farms were sold in April; prices per hectare rose for all types of farms except forestry units
19th May 14, 11:55am
19th Feb 14, 5:04pm
MPI lifts primary industries earnings forecast by 15.6% to NZ$36.5 bln for 2013/14 season; More than half of gains come from dairy
MPI lifts primary industries earnings forecast by 15.6% to NZ$36.5 bln for 2013/14 season; More than half of gains come from dairy
19th Feb 14, 5:04pm
16th Dec 13, 2:37pm
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Livestock populations changing fast, following pricing incentives; cropping yields rising
Livestock populations changing fast, following pricing incentives; cropping yields rising
16th Dec 13, 2:37pm
28th Oct 13, 9:52am
Risks rise of banks getting access to NAIT-type data when stock is sold at saleyards or to processors; Aussie farmers furious at proposal
Risks rise of banks getting access to NAIT-type data when stock is sold at saleyards or to processors; Aussie farmers furious at proposal
28th Oct 13, 9:52am
25th Oct 13, 2:07pm
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Pita Alexander tells dairy farmers to 'make financial hay' before milk prices fall; sheep farmers turn to shine is coming
Pita Alexander tells dairy farmers to 'make financial hay' before milk prices fall; sheep farmers turn to shine is coming
25th Oct 13, 2:07pm
17th Oct 13, 3:59pm
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy admits ministry understaffed on China issues after Trade Minister complains publicly
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy admits ministry understaffed on China issues after Trade Minister complains publicly
17th Oct 13, 3:59pm
5th Oct 13, 9:05am
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Does irrigation pay? - Part 2 of the ANZ review focusing on sheep, beef, and dairy support farms
Does irrigation pay? - Part 2 of the ANZ review focusing on sheep, beef, and dairy support farms
5th Oct 13, 9:05am
20th Sep 13, 10:10am
Allan Barber says MPI must get balance right between regulatory function and growth; he calls for seriously senior leadership
Allan Barber says MPI must get balance right between regulatory function and growth; he calls for seriously senior leadership
20th Sep 13, 10:10am
15th Sep 13, 1:25pm
Allan Barber says higher stock prices this year foreshadow major survivability problems for the processors
Allan Barber says higher stock prices this year foreshadow major survivability problems for the processors
15th Sep 13, 1:25pm
6th Sep 13, 10:14am
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Drought responsible for 2 million fewer lambs this spring, says B+LNZ
Drought responsible for 2 million fewer lambs this spring, says B+LNZ
6th Sep 13, 10:14am
28th Aug 13, 10:38am
Trade Minister Groser suggests smaller dairy exporters hit by food safety scares may get Govt help; First MPI report due
Trade Minister Groser suggests smaller dairy exporters hit by food safety scares may get Govt help; First MPI report due
28th Aug 13, 10:38am
31st Jul 13, 11:12am
The Weekly Livestock Report: Optimism abounds in dairy as new season starts
The Weekly Livestock Report: Optimism abounds in dairy as new season starts
31st Jul 13, 11:12am
29th Jul 13, 4:52pm
Allan Barber thinks the delays in announcing an industry-wide restructuring means the entrenched difficulties are not being overcome
Allan Barber thinks the delays in announcing an industry-wide restructuring means the entrenched difficulties are not being overcome
29th Jul 13, 4:52pm
23rd Jul 13, 7:28pm
Allan Barber wonders when a decision is due on meat industry 'reform' and what form it might take
Allan Barber wonders when a decision is due on meat industry 'reform' and what form it might take
23rd Jul 13, 7:28pm
15th Jul 13, 8:48pm
Allan Barber is not sure it’s realistic for farmers to own the meat industry; a viable solution is simpler than that he suggests
Allan Barber is not sure it’s realistic for farmers to own the meat industry; a viable solution is simpler than that he suggests
15th Jul 13, 8:48pm
9th Jul 13, 7:00pm
Allan Barber reports on the latest Red Meat Sector conference, but struggles to find any transforming solutions proposed
Allan Barber reports on the latest Red Meat Sector conference, but struggles to find any transforming solutions proposed
9th Jul 13, 7:00pm
13th Jun 13, 11:55am
Allan Barber visits Turkey and finds a unique agricultural sector that includes a large sheep flock, and a desire to enter the EU
Allan Barber visits Turkey and finds a unique agricultural sector that includes a large sheep flock, and a desire to enter the EU
13th Jun 13, 11:55am
20th May 13, 4:47pm
PM Key downbeat on Solid Energy's future after Korda Mentha report arrives; says it probably has no equity and he expects banks will have to take haircuts on debt
PM Key downbeat on Solid Energy's future after Korda Mentha report arrives; says it probably has no equity and he expects banks will have to take haircuts on debt
20th May 13, 4:47pm
26th Apr 13, 12:05pm
Readers of our Rural news and data can now get a free weekly email with comprehensive coverage of farming issues and farm-gate prices
Readers of our Rural news and data can now get a free weekly email with comprehensive coverage of farming issues and farm-gate prices
26th Apr 13, 12:05pm
22nd Apr 13, 5:31pm
Allan Barber is puzzled by the bad rap the meat industry gets when it has done a good job producing products for which the market pays a premium price
Allan Barber is puzzled by the bad rap the meat industry gets when it has done a good job producing products for which the market pays a premium price
22nd Apr 13, 5:31pm

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Days to the General Election: 17
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.