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18th Nov 20, 1:37pm
Westpac economists have had their first go at picking the milk price for farmers in 2022 and they are picking exactly the same price as for this year
Westpac economists have had their first go at picking the milk price for farmers in 2022 and they are picking exactly the same price as for this year
18th Nov 20, 1:37pm
15th Oct 20, 8:53am
Fonterra's now picking a milk price for the current season in a higher range of $6.30 to $7.30 per kilogram of milk solids, giving a 'midpoint' forecast of $6.80
Fonterra's now picking a milk price for the current season in a higher range of $6.30 to $7.30 per kilogram of milk solids, giving a 'midpoint' forecast of $6.80
15th Oct 20, 8:53am
5th Oct 20, 9:15am
Fonterra says sale of the China farm interests will allow the co-op to 'prioritise the areas of its business where it has competitive advantages'
Fonterra says sale of the China farm interests will allow the co-op to 'prioritise the areas of its business where it has competitive advantages'
5th Oct 20, 9:15am
16th Sep 20, 10:20am
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says latest dairy auction results are consistent with a milk price of $6.50 for the current season, though he cautions that it is still early days yet
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says latest dairy auction results are consistent with a milk price of $6.50 for the current season, though he cautions that it is still early days yet
16th Sep 20, 10:20am
2nd Sep 20, 11:57am
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says Covid has been the 'key driver' in the reduction in the price premium of milk fat over protein
Westpac's senior agri economist Nathan Penny says Covid has been the 'key driver' in the reduction in the price premium of milk fat over protein
2nd Sep 20, 11:57am
22nd Jul 20, 2:42pm
Recent global auction results are offering economists encouragement that Fonterra will be able to achieve a return to farmers in the 2020/21 season at the upper end of the co-operative's forecast
Recent global auction results are offering economists encouragement that Fonterra will be able to achieve a return to farmers in the 2020/21 season at the upper end of the co-operative's forecast
22nd Jul 20, 2:42pm
8th Jul 20, 9:33am
A big surprise rise in dairy prices, driven by whole milk powder prices, affirms new season farm gate forecasts. But can they hold up at this new level?
A big surprise rise in dairy prices, driven by whole milk powder prices, affirms new season farm gate forecasts. But can they hold up at this new level?
8th Jul 20, 9:33am
23rd Jun 20, 11:45am
Fonterra says it is changing the way it will reward farmers for sustainable practices and now intends to offer an extra cash payment of up to 10c per kilogram of milk solids
Fonterra says it is changing the way it will reward farmers for sustainable practices and now intends to offer an extra cash payment of up to 10c per kilogram of milk solids
23rd Jun 20, 11:45am
21st May 20, 8:53am
Fonterra says wide ranging milk price forecast for new season reflects global uncertainty; mid price for current season now set at $7.20; earnings for current year still picked to be between 15c-25c a share
Fonterra says wide ranging milk price forecast for new season reflects global uncertainty; mid price for current season now set at $7.20; earnings for current year still picked to be between 15c-25c a share
21st May 20, 8:53am
6th May 20, 3:35pm
Farmers might have to prepare for a return of under $6 per kilogram of milk solids in the forthcoming season
Farmers might have to prepare for a return of under $6 per kilogram of milk solids in the forthcoming season
6th May 20, 3:35pm
20th Apr 20, 2:46pm
Chairman of Fonterra John Monaghan advises farmer caution around significant on-farm decisions due to current levels of global uncertainty
Chairman of Fonterra John Monaghan advises farmer caution around significant on-farm decisions due to current levels of global uncertainty
20th Apr 20, 2:46pm
20th Feb 20, 11:15am
The twin threats of coronavirus and drought are putting different kinds of pressure on dairy prices
The twin threats of coronavirus and drought are putting different kinds of pressure on dairy prices
20th Feb 20, 11:15am
18th Dec 19, 10:43am
A price of around $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids is still seen as likely for Fonterra farmers, with the sharp falls in auction prices seen as being a glitch
A price of around $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids is still seen as likely for Fonterra farmers, with the sharp falls in auction prices seen as being a glitch
18th Dec 19, 10:43am
27th Nov 19, 11:54am
Guy Trafford wonders whether the SMP price will top WMP at some point; it has done in the past. And he reviews the Report into winter grazing practices
Guy Trafford wonders whether the SMP price will top WMP at some point; it has done in the past. And he reviews the Report into winter grazing practices
27th Nov 19, 11:54am
20th Nov 19, 2:02pm
Further gains in global dairy prices are prompting economists to push up their milk price forecasts higher and higher - with a $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids price now looking eminently achievable
Further gains in global dairy prices are prompting economists to push up their milk price forecasts higher and higher - with a $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids price now looking eminently achievable
20th Nov 19, 2:02pm
6th Nov 19, 2:34pm
Further gains in global dairy prices are increasing the chances of a Fonterra milk price of over $7 per kilogram of milk solids this season
Further gains in global dairy prices are increasing the chances of a Fonterra milk price of over $7 per kilogram of milk solids this season
6th Nov 19, 2:34pm
29th Oct 19, 1:57pm
Dairy co-operative Fonterra has confirmed it intends to shift 160 staff to its milk plant in Takanini, south Auckland
Dairy co-operative Fonterra has confirmed it intends to shift 160 staff to its milk plant in Takanini, south Auckland
29th Oct 19, 1:57pm
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22nd Oct 19, 9:00am
Fonterra gives new milk price range for the season of $6.55-$7.55 per kilogram of milk solids; says it has been achieving 'good prices' for its milk so far
[Updated]
Fonterra gives new milk price range for the season of $6.55-$7.55 per kilogram of milk solids; says it has been achieving 'good prices' for its milk so far
22nd Oct 19, 9:00am
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
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
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
25th Sep 19, 8:47am
Fonterra says it has $1 billion available for debt reduction after completing its latest asset sale
Fonterra says it has $1 billion available for debt reduction after completing its latest asset sale
25th Sep 19, 8:47am
12th Sep 19, 1:53pm
S&P Global Ratings sees Fonterra's flexibility over setting the milk price paid to farmers as giving the dairy co-operative a higher debt capacity
S&P Global Ratings sees Fonterra's flexibility over setting the milk price paid to farmers as giving the dairy co-operative a higher debt capacity
12th Sep 19, 1:53pm
11th Sep 19, 3:09pm
David Hargreaves continues crunching the numbers on Fonterra and points to 2015 as the year it all went terribly wrong
David Hargreaves continues crunching the numbers on Fonterra and points to 2015 as the year it all went terribly wrong
11th Sep 19, 3:09pm
10th Sep 19, 9:26am
David Hargreaves crunches some numbers around Fonterra and does little to soothe his own anxiety about the future of New Zealand's dairy giant and our dairy industry
David Hargreaves crunches some numbers around Fonterra and does little to soothe his own anxiety about the future of New Zealand's dairy giant and our dairy industry
10th Sep 19, 9:26am

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