Rural news

26 Apr 18, 9:26am
Dairy Report: MPB a big new issue for Moving Day, Bayne's eye-popping calf price, HVM looks to ASX backdoor
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25 Apr 18, 7:53pm
Given the authority handed MPI to implement the NAIT system, which only works with full enforcement, eliminating biosecurity exposures relies on them policing compliance
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24 Apr 18, 2:26pm
Keith Woodford explains how peak cows, peak milk and lack of capital has left Fonterra caught between a rock and a hard place
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23 Apr 18, 12:49pm
Sales of most types of rural property are down compared to a year ago, but finishing farm sales are up substantially
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21 Apr 18, 9:57am
Out of date report on the state of our soils raises important issues says Guy Trafford, even if it is seriously deficient in a range of practical matters
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21 Apr 18, 9:57am
Out of date report on the state of our soils raises important issues says Guy Trafford, even if it is seriously deficient in a range of practical matters
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20 Apr 18, 11:40am
When it’s natural, real and as nature intended we have a real competitive advantage so long as we have our story straight, says St John Craner
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19 Apr 18, 8:33am
Farmers have to think more like marketers and less like farmers to remain relevant and profitable because relying on their processors alone won't make this happen, says St John Craner
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18 Apr 18, 11:45am
ASB economists see soaring butter prices as possibly giving more upside to the milk price for farmers
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18 Apr 18, 11:30am
A more activist approach to climate change drawing in agriculture will produce some winners in the sector, but as the only country proposing GHG liabilities for livestock, change is coming
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18 Apr 18, 9:36am
Allan Barber says patience and a long term focus is bringing Shanghai Maling a source of high quality red meat products to their extensive distribution chain and a competitive advantage
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17 Apr 18, 8:13am
Fonterra reintroduces faster payment terms for its smaller suppliers
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12 Apr 18, 4:56pm
Dairy Report: Fonterra not gun-shy in South America. Mingling with Ministers. Exploring artisan cheesemaking. Opportunites to buy low
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12 Apr 18, 10:56am
Some local mills turning away orders due to lack of capacity. Stable China sales undermined by high stocks. India sales struggle with liquidity. Rising ocean freight costs biting into returns
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11 Apr 18, 7:45pm
Lamb and mutton schedules hold as processors forced to use saleyards to get the volumes they need as farmers appear to value building flocks. Deer weaner sales positive
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11 Apr 18, 1:24pm
Opinion: Positive reaction to Jericho Station sale collapse reflects New Zealanders preoccupation with land ownership
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10 Apr 18, 4:51pm
Guy Trafford sorts through the downstream effects of a US vs China trade war to see how that may affect New Zealand farmers and finds we won't emerge unscathed
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9 Apr 18, 4:26pm
Keith Woodford describes the A2 global shift from brand to category, and the consequent competition for A2 milk supply
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7 Apr 18, 11:10am
Allan Barber sees a good result for the new SFF, one that justifies joining up with Shanghai Maling. But with a very low ROI, it is one that cannot rest on its laurels
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4 Apr 18, 5:14pm
Dairy Report: Competition ramps up for A2 milk and infant formula products, all for China markets. MPB focus changes with eradication still a goal, GDT auction shows little change
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