Rural news

17th Apr 19, 4:23pm
by Guest
Another good season ahead for NZ dairy farmers, but winter is coming with demand uncertainties rising – new Rabobank dairy industry report
Another good season ahead for NZ dairy farmers, but winter is coming with demand uncertainties rising – new Rabobank dairy industry report
17th Apr 19, 4:23pm
17th Apr 19, 1:49pm
A laser focus on one key test market for an important new meat origin brand has the support of farmers and processors, targeting high income conscious foodies
A laser focus on one key test market for an important new meat origin brand has the support of farmers and processors, targeting high income conscious foodies
17th Apr 19, 1:49pm
16th Apr 19, 10:01am
Guy Trafford looks at how the meat processing industry structures affect what producers receive and what consumers pay
Guy Trafford looks at how the meat processing industry structures affect what producers receive and what consumers pay
16th Apr 19, 10:01am
16th Apr 19, 9:50am
Keith Woodford discusses why China must stay front of mind when considering agrifood developments
Keith Woodford discusses why China must stay front of mind when considering agrifood developments
16th Apr 19, 9:50am
15th Apr 19, 2:30pm
Farm sales are down on a year ago with dairy farms showing the biggest decline, but prices appear to be holding up
Farm sales are down on a year ago with dairy farms showing the biggest decline, but prices appear to be holding up
15th Apr 19, 2:30pm
12th Apr 19, 10:00am
Tom Coupe and Olivier Gergaud on the contribution of wine to the NZ economy, climate change & wine, wine as an investment, wine quality and wine research
Tom Coupe and Olivier Gergaud on the contribution of wine to the NZ economy, climate change & wine, wine as an investment, wine quality and wine research
12th Apr 19, 10:00am
11th Apr 19, 9:53am
The Trump tariff wars may ensnare agriculture in a way to impact dairy products, just as some analysts see upside to farmgate payouts. DairyNZ tries to stay ahead
The Trump tariff wars may ensnare agriculture in a way to impact dairy products, just as some analysts see upside to farmgate payouts. DairyNZ tries to stay ahead
11th Apr 19, 9:53am
10th Apr 19, 11:48am
Export sawlog prices fall as shipping costs rise and China uncertainty builds. Softer prices come despite demand volumes rising. Local market demand remains robust, even with regional variation
Export sawlog prices fall as shipping costs rise and China uncertainty builds. Softer prices come despite demand volumes rising. Local market demand remains robust, even with regional variation
10th Apr 19, 11:48am
10th Apr 19, 11:00am
Guy Trafford looks at two current on-farm issues, pointing to some recent relevant history for controlling feral goats, and to the battle of the science over glyphosate
Guy Trafford looks at two current on-farm issues, pointing to some recent relevant history for controlling feral goats, and to the battle of the science over glyphosate
10th Apr 19, 11:00am
9th Apr 19, 1:53pm
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Farmers say they are being loaded with more responsibility to look after the native biodiversity on their properties than ever before, and at the same time the Government is taking away one of the tools necessary to do so
Farmers say they are being loaded with more responsibility to look after the native biodiversity on their properties than ever before, and at the same time the Government is taking away one of the tools necessary to do so
9th Apr 19, 1:53pm
4th Apr 19, 11:53am
Guy Trafford looks at the latest dairy auction prices in light of Fonterra's changing direction, the China risks, and the extended milk supply logistics
Guy Trafford looks at the latest dairy auction prices in light of Fonterra's changing direction, the China risks, and the extended milk supply logistics
4th Apr 19, 11:53am
3rd Apr 19, 12:41pm
by Guest
The latest Rabobank rural confidence survey shows most farmers still with downbeat outlooks, but a few more see green shoots than at the end of 2018
The latest Rabobank rural confidence survey shows most farmers still with downbeat outlooks, but a few more see green shoots than at the end of 2018
3rd Apr 19, 12:41pm
3rd Apr 19, 10:24am
Guy Trafford also assesses the SFF result in light of industry volumes processes for sheep, beef and venison and the seasonal impacts
Guy Trafford also assesses the SFF result in light of industry volumes processes for sheep, beef and venison and the seasonal impacts
3rd Apr 19, 10:24am
1st Apr 19, 5:45pm
Keith Woodford explains how the Westland dairy co-operative created its own demise, with sale to Chinese company Yili now the best and only realistic strategy
Keith Woodford explains how the Westland dairy co-operative created its own demise, with sale to Chinese company Yili now the best and only realistic strategy
1st Apr 19, 5:45pm
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1st Apr 19, 9:54am
Strongly capitalised rural processing businesses prove to be much more resilient than cooperatives who struggle to balance supplier payouts with building retained earnings
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Strongly capitalised rural processing businesses prove to be much more resilient than cooperatives who struggle to balance supplier payouts with building retained earnings
1st Apr 19, 9:54am
28th Mar 19, 9:16am
There have been plenty of bumps in the road for the dairy industry this week with the latest being the payout cut from Westland milk
There have been plenty of bumps in the road for the dairy industry this week with the latest being the payout cut from Westland milk
28th Mar 19, 9:16am
27th Mar 19, 9:27am
New Zealand's unique agriculture and energy profile get a unique assessment from a Parliamentary commissioner who has options that will change future land use significantly
New Zealand's unique agriculture and energy profile get a unique assessment from a Parliamentary commissioner who has options that will change future land use significantly
27th Mar 19, 9:27am
22nd Mar 19, 2:49pm
Farm sales volumes down 3.6% and median price per hectare down 18.4% year-on-year, REINZ's figures for the 3 months to February show
Farm sales volumes down 3.6% and median price per hectare down 18.4% year-on-year, REINZ's figures for the 3 months to February show
22nd Mar 19, 2:49pm
20th Mar 19, 5:33pm
It has been a big week for the dairy industry, Fonterra especially. Guy Trafford surveys the signals coming from management and what they might mean for the future
It has been a big week for the dairy industry, Fonterra especially. Guy Trafford surveys the signals coming from management and what they might mean for the future
20th Mar 19, 5:33pm
20th Mar 19, 3:50pm
Rising global dairy prices are increasing Fonterra's chances of being able to pay a farmgate milk price at the top end of its current forecast range
Rising global dairy prices are increasing Fonterra's chances of being able to pay a farmgate milk price at the top end of its current forecast range
20th Mar 19, 3:50pm

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