Rural news

6 Dec 17, 2:35pm
Keith Woodford discusses trends in on-farm dairy debt and the challenges it creates
More...
6 Dec 17, 11:39am
The Weekly Dairy Report: A small lift in the milk auction welcome, but the dry and lower production could influence the year's profits more significantly
More...
6 Dec 17, 10:04am
Signaled public policy changes have farmers much more cautious for 2018, although most still expect their business performance stay the same or improve and farm investment to stay the same or increase
More...
6 Dec 17, 8:37am
Farmer survey reports that only a small minority farmers feel that they have come under undue pressure from bankers over the past six months as rural sector heads into a drier-than-normal period
More...
5 Dec 17, 3:38pm
The Sheep, Deer and Cattle Report: Weaning and drafting in the heat, as dryland areas quit animals at good prices before feed runs out
More...
1 Dec 17, 10:53am
Fonterra hit with $183m damages bill over precautionary infant formula recall; Danone sees decision as 'guarantee that the lessons from the crisis will not be forgotten'
More...
29 Nov 17, 11:12am
The Weekly Dairy Report: The global dairy market weakens further but dry conditions may trim milk flows to tighten future supply
More...
29 Nov 17, 9:39am
All purchases of rural land over 5ha (except forestry blocks) will be subject to Overseas Investment Office assessment
More...
28 Nov 17, 4:10pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Lamb prices appear to have peaked as impending dry brings out more early animals to harvest
More...
23 Nov 17, 5:15pm
Price volatility in log market now a distant memory. Domestic demand stable. Key export markets still in basic health. Index price equals record high
More...
23 Nov 17, 4:21pm
Allan Barber looks at the new opportunities that open up in big multilateral trade agreements now that the US is not part of them. The dynamics have changed
More...
22 Nov 17, 1:50pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Forecast at risk after another weak auction, as production figures lift for October
More...
22 Nov 17, 1:39pm
Keith Woodford discusses how new thinking is required to make dairy sustainable
More...
22 Nov 17, 8:29am
ANZ economists expecting Fonterra to drop milk forecast next month from the current $6.75 to possibly as low as $6.25
More...
21 Nov 17, 8:15pm
Low volumes of farm sales but prices holding up, spurt in dairy farm listings expected
More...
21 Nov 17, 4:29pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Lamb over $7/kg cwt, mutton at $5 and Chinese return to lift demand for crossbred wool
More...
21 Nov 17, 4:28pm
Allan Barber says there is no immediate threat, but that new options are coming for consumers and both the dairy and red meat sectors need to front-foot the challenge
More...
20 Nov 17, 4:11pm
Rabobank says red meat farmers need to understand what is driving these substitutes, and do what they can to tap into the desire for healthy, sustainable and novel products delivered through a supply chain that consumers trust
More...
15 Nov 17, 2:41pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: A falling currency fails to stop a slide in milk prices and the disease outbreak continues to spread
More...
14 Nov 17, 4:53pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Early lambs earn good money, and combined with record mutton prices, sheep farmers can survive with poor wool prices
More...

Pages