Rural news

24 Jan 18, 12:15pm
There is a danger that the supply of farms coming on to the market could outstrip demand - REINZ
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24 Jan 18, 9:14am
Wool in doldrums - "don't bother producing it". Lamb prices hold up well. Deer prices strong. Cattle prices hit by weaker US dollar although store prices holding on assumption US shenanigans are temporary
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22 Jan 18, 2:56pm
Fonterra says its Beingmate associate may lose over NZ$200 million for 2017; directors questioning Beingmate's financial management and reporting; Fonterra will 'consider financial implications' in its own forthcoming interim result
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17 Jan 18, 4:57pm
After the uncertainty of Mycoplasma bovis and widespread drought, the latest dairy auction has brought a more positive tone to the industry
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17 Jan 18, 12:41pm
What a difference a day makes. Days of rain have underpinned the store market
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17 Jan 18, 11:34am
Keith Woodford discusses outcomes and strategies for controlling Mycoplasma bovis
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17 Jan 18, 9:37am
Fonterra partners with Alibaba's Hema Fresh to launch fresh milk product in China utilising the power of mobile data
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16 Jan 18, 4:38pm
Allan Barber sees ongoing trade access challenges, irrigation, and the growth of China as a food customer all among what will be the key issues in 2018
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10 Jan 18, 10:00am
High China log demand and rising export prices are putting the squeeze on supply for domestic use. Log price index reaches a new all-time high
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8 Jan 18, 2:32pm
Have banks signalled they've had enough of funding the dairy industry? If funding is closed off, the new Govt's obligations for the industry are likely to be expensive and even more stressful
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2 Jan 18, 3:58pm
Rabobank warns that New Zealand's lower milk volumes may not be offset by higher prices as our rivals are are increasing their production quickly and offering more export competition
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29 Dec 17, 5:49pm
Extended dry weather takes its toll on Fonterra's volumes. Auction offers have been reduced
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24 Dec 17, 3:03pm
MPI declares a 'medium-scale adverse event' in lower North Island. Banks roll out farm drought assistance packages
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20 Dec 17, 11:48am
The Weekly Dairy Report: November milk production holds up well but auction prices fall again and mycoplasma bovis spreads across both islands
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20 Dec 17, 10:08am
Farm sales volumes well down as bad weather and lower dairy prices start to bite, REINZ says, but prices holding up
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19 Dec 17, 8:01pm
Allan Barber says the investment in the New Zealand red meat sector by Itoham Yonekyu is the 'right kind', linking our products to markets we otherwise wouldn't get access to
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19 Dec 17, 4:43pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Velvet competition shows excellence but wool auction again fails to ignite a very weak crossbred market
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18 Dec 17, 11:26am
Rabobank NZ names Todd Charteris as new CEO
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14 Dec 17, 10:45am
Rabobank's Wes Lefroy explains how blockchain technology can enhance trade, provenance and transparency, and eliminate payment risk, in agricultural markets
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13 Dec 17, 11:18am
The Weekly Dairy Report: Large areas of the country are very dry, as auction prices recognise production may fall unless rain comes soon
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