Rural News

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14th Oct 19, 12:27pm
Agricultural GDP catches well under one quarter of the agribusiness system. As such it fails to capture the importance of agribusiness to the economy
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Agricultural GDP catches well under one quarter of the agribusiness system. As such it fails to capture the importance of agribusiness to the economy
14th Oct 19, 12:27pm
10th Oct 19, 11:32am
Guy Trafford ponders what the large budget surplus may mean to the rural sector and starts to think he is getting a tad paranoid
Guy Trafford ponders what the large budget surplus may mean to the rural sector and starts to think he is getting a tad paranoid
10th Oct 19, 11:32am
9th Oct 19, 5:29pm
Guy Trafford is trying to avoid an unbalanced battle with MPI over auditing costs. And he takes a look at the honey battle looming between New Zealand and Australia
Guy Trafford is trying to avoid an unbalanced battle with MPI over auditing costs. And he takes a look at the honey battle looming between New Zealand and Australia
9th Oct 19, 5:29pm
9th Oct 19, 10:13am
Unintended consequence: Farmers who have invested in long term fresh water remediation feel thrown under the bus with grandfathering in the Essential Freshwater policies, and now those who didn't are in a easier position to comply
Unintended consequence: Farmers who have invested in long term fresh water remediation feel thrown under the bus with grandfathering in the Essential Freshwater policies, and now those who didn't are in a easier position to comply
9th Oct 19, 10:13am
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
5th Oct 19, 9:10am
by Guest
As disappointed farmers deal with Fonterra’s poor performance it emerges a new multi-million dollar cheese plant is hardly being used. The Spinoff's Maria Slade reports
As disappointed farmers deal with Fonterra’s poor performance it emerges a new multi-million dollar cheese plant is hardly being used. The Spinoff's Maria Slade reports
5th Oct 19, 9:10am
4th Oct 19, 10:52am
Guy Trafford takes a look at the latest dairy scene, with the latest Tatua result showing up Fonterra
Guy Trafford takes a look at the latest dairy scene, with the latest Tatua result showing up Fonterra
4th Oct 19, 10:52am
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4th Oct 19, 7:14am
Shifting head office to Hamilton from Wellington will take key Rabobank staff closer to their clients, CEO Todd Charteris says
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Shifting head office to Hamilton from Wellington will take key Rabobank staff closer to their clients, CEO Todd Charteris says
4th Oct 19, 7:14am
3rd Oct 19, 2:37pm
Guy Trafford likes what he sees in the new Christchurch Riverside Market where food producers can sell direct to consumers in a modern setting, and consumers show up in meaningful numbers ready to buy
Guy Trafford likes what he sees in the new Christchurch Riverside Market where food producers can sell direct to consumers in a modern setting, and consumers show up in meaningful numbers ready to buy
3rd Oct 19, 2:37pm
29th Sep 19, 6:02am
Fonterra’s new strategy is all about cutting the cloth to suit the purse. The new overarching strategy is just the first step on a long path
Fonterra’s new strategy is all about cutting the cloth to suit the purse. The new overarching strategy is just the first step on a long path
29th Sep 19, 6:02am
27th Sep 19, 11:25am
Guy Trafford predicts some quiet years ahead for Fonterra as it regroups and seeks to regain farmer confidence
Guy Trafford predicts some quiet years ahead for Fonterra as it regroups and seeks to regain farmer confidence
27th Sep 19, 11:25am
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
26th Sep 19, 6:02am
by Guest
Rural confidence has dropped sharply from the previous quarter with farmers across all sectors now less optimistic about the prospects for the agricultural economy in the year ahead: Rabobank survey
Rural confidence has dropped sharply from the previous quarter with farmers across all sectors now less optimistic about the prospects for the agricultural economy in the year ahead: Rabobank survey
26th Sep 19, 6:02am
25th Sep 19, 10:41am
The current onslaught against farming is neither enjoyable to be in or observe. But out of it all perhaps there may be a rosy future
The current onslaught against farming is neither enjoyable to be in or observe. But out of it all perhaps there may be a rosy future
25th Sep 19, 10:41am
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
23rd Sep 19, 12:03pm
Keith Woodford sets out how the seeds of Fonterra’s current situation were sown a long time ago, driven by over-confidence and arrogance in the overarching company culture
Keith Woodford sets out how the seeds of Fonterra’s current situation were sown a long time ago, driven by over-confidence and arrogance in the overarching company culture
23rd Sep 19, 12:03pm
20th Sep 19, 10:09am
ANZ NZ says it was cold called by more than 10 overseas hedge funds about its rural loan portfolio within 6 months, 3 of 4 other major rural lenders say they haven't been approached
ANZ NZ says it was cold called by more than 10 overseas hedge funds about its rural loan portfolio within 6 months, 3 of 4 other major rural lenders say they haven't been approached
20th Sep 19, 10:09am
19th Sep 19, 1:04pm
The Global Dairy Trade auction prices have a welcome lift and just shows how reliant New Zealand is on the Chinese market, which, while profitable, is not without risks
The Global Dairy Trade auction prices have a welcome lift and just shows how reliant New Zealand is on the Chinese market, which, while profitable, is not without risks
19th Sep 19, 1:04pm
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19th Sep 19, 10:38am
ANZ NZ approached by hedge funds interested in buying its rural debt portfolio but turned them down, RNZ reports
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ANZ NZ approached by hedge funds interested in buying its rural debt portfolio but turned them down, RNZ reports
19th Sep 19, 10:38am
19th Sep 19, 8:51am
Allan Barber assesses the long and short term risk factors for New Zealand from Brexit for meat exporters who must get on with winning orders and satisfying customer demand in Europe. China is the relief valve
Allan Barber assesses the long and short term risk factors for New Zealand from Brexit for meat exporters who must get on with winning orders and satisfying customer demand in Europe. China is the relief valve
19th Sep 19, 8:51am

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