Rural news

27th May 20, 5:02am
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Havelock North based offshoot of long established StockCo is offering a herd leasing service to Fonterra farmers 'unlocking the capital tied up in their herd'
Havelock North based offshoot of long established StockCo is offering a herd leasing service to Fonterra farmers 'unlocking the capital tied up in their herd'
27th May 20, 5:02am
25th May 20, 4:35pm
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Farmers and forest owners bristle at politicians screwing the scrum so that forest owners subsidise the domestic wood processing industry, potentially resulting in trade retaliation from export markets
Farmers and forest owners bristle at politicians screwing the scrum so that forest owners subsidise the domestic wood processing industry, potentially resulting in trade retaliation from export markets
25th May 20, 4:35pm
22nd May 20, 9:22am
Wool suffers a grim price future. Dairy prices are also uncertain, but at least there is some upside potential
Wool suffers a grim price future. Dairy prices are also uncertain, but at least there is some upside potential
22nd May 20, 9:22am
21st May 20, 9:37am
If New Zealand wants to diversify it trade away from China then the ten ASEAN countries will be important markets. However, the commercial realities, particularly for value-add products, will be challenging
If New Zealand wants to diversify it trade away from China then the ten ASEAN countries will be important markets. However, the commercial realities, particularly for value-add products, will be challenging
21st May 20, 9:37am
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
20th May 20, 11:44am
Farm sales numbers savaged during the April lockdown but prices not so badly affected
Farm sales numbers savaged during the April lockdown but prices not so badly affected
20th May 20, 11:44am
20th May 20, 11:00am
The markets for venison are in turmoil ending a long run of rising demand and rising prices. The reversal has been hard and fast and it will take a long time for these markets to recover
The markets for venison are in turmoil ending a long run of rising demand and rising prices. The reversal has been hard and fast and it will take a long time for these markets to recover
20th May 20, 11:00am
20th May 20, 10:29am
by Guest
The latest dairy auction brought a realignment in category pricing and revealed important changes in regional demand. Although overall prices were flat, global pricing volatility hasn't gone away says Rabobank
The latest dairy auction brought a realignment in category pricing and revealed important changes in regional demand. Although overall prices were flat, global pricing volatility hasn't gone away says Rabobank
20th May 20, 10:29am
20th May 20, 10:12am
The pandemic shock to consumers is changing their meat buying habits very quickly and our processors are moving rapidly to respond to a significantly different 'new normal', reports Allan Barber
The pandemic shock to consumers is changing their meat buying habits very quickly and our processors are moving rapidly to respond to a significantly different 'new normal', reports Allan Barber
20th May 20, 10:12am
15th May 20, 10:52am
Guy Trafford reviews the Budget 2020 outcomes for the rural economy, comparing what was delivered to the expectations of the main rural lobby group
Guy Trafford reviews the Budget 2020 outcomes for the rural economy, comparing what was delivered to the expectations of the main rural lobby group
15th May 20, 10:52am
13th May 20, 9:48am
What will farmers find when we move out of lockdown? Guy Trafford reviews the moving landscape for saleyards, prices and markets. And the Courts insulate the Government from any duty of care to its citizens
What will farmers find when we move out of lockdown? Guy Trafford reviews the moving landscape for saleyards, prices and markets. And the Courts insulate the Government from any duty of care to its citizens
13th May 20, 9:48am
8th May 20, 10:06am
Guy Trafford says that although farmers tolerated plenty of roughshod Government decisions in Lockdown, MPI needs to be ready to do a much better job if there is a next time
Guy Trafford says that although farmers tolerated plenty of roughshod Government decisions in Lockdown, MPI needs to be ready to do a much better job if there is a next time
8th May 20, 10:06am
7th May 20, 9:57am
Low North-East Asian birth rates are leading to population declines that create market development challenges for New Zealand, as it seeks alternative to China
Low North-East Asian birth rates are leading to population declines that create market development challenges for New Zealand, as it seeks alternative to China
7th May 20, 9:57am
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
6th May 20, 10:30am
There seems to be reasons to be optimistic about where agriculture is heading, says Guy Trafford. Except for a tone-deaf MPI. The next focus will be the election campaigns
There seems to be reasons to be optimistic about where agriculture is heading, says Guy Trafford. Except for a tone-deaf MPI. The next focus will be the election campaigns
6th May 20, 10:30am
6th May 20, 9:04am
Allan Barber sees a clear divide between meat processors who have and haven't taken the COVID-19 wage subsidy, one that comes down to philosophy as much as economics
Allan Barber sees a clear divide between meat processors who have and haven't taken the COVID-19 wage subsidy, one that comes down to philosophy as much as economics
6th May 20, 9:04am
30th Apr 20, 11:33am
From mammoth investments in China, to tiny reductions in New Zealand, Guy Trafford updates some important key rural industry events, and is pleased to see renewed resilience investment in irrigation projects
From mammoth investments in China, to tiny reductions in New Zealand, Guy Trafford updates some important key rural industry events, and is pleased to see renewed resilience investment in irrigation projects
30th Apr 20, 11:33am
30th Apr 20, 10:19am
The traffic lights are changing in the world's major meat markets, some have turned green, notably China, others amber, while others, notably the USA, are turning red. Overall however, our redmeat sector can still sell what it produces
The traffic lights are changing in the world's major meat markets, some have turned green, notably China, others amber, while others, notably the USA, are turning red. Overall however, our redmeat sector can still sell what it produces
30th Apr 20, 10:19am
29th Apr 20, 9:17am
Lockdown issues building for farmers who face feed, cost and animal welfare issues as the seasonal pressures build, while the Government and MPI blithely assume these issues are not serious
Lockdown issues building for farmers who face feed, cost and animal welfare issues as the seasonal pressures build, while the Government and MPI blithely assume these issues are not serious
29th Apr 20, 9:17am
29th Apr 20, 9:16am
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Nationwide feed shortages are prompting DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand to encourage farmers to act now to secure next season’s performance
Nationwide feed shortages are prompting DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand to encourage farmers to act now to secure next season’s performance
29th Apr 20, 9:16am

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