Rural news

7th Aug 19, 10:26am
Fonterra is now planning to sell part of its ill-starred investment in China's Beingmate on-market having failed to find a buyer for the whole 18.8% stake
Fonterra is now planning to sell part of its ill-starred investment in China's Beingmate on-market having failed to find a buyer for the whole 18.8% stake
7th Aug 19, 10:26am
5th Aug 19, 4:49pm
Allan Barber reports on the red meat sector's views of the future, and their place in the food chain - including being "really bold to get ahead of the game on climate and environmental change" - while staying science-based
Allan Barber reports on the red meat sector's views of the future, and their place in the food chain - including being "really bold to get ahead of the game on climate and environmental change" - while staying science-based
5th Aug 19, 4:49pm
5th Aug 19, 1:53pm
Keith Woodford calls on the Government to rethink its forestry policies so as to favour all New Zealanders of present and future generations, and to constrain the narrow-based behaviours of international investors
Keith Woodford calls on the Government to rethink its forestry policies so as to favour all New Zealanders of present and future generations, and to constrain the narrow-based behaviours of international investors
5th Aug 19, 1:53pm
1st Aug 19, 10:40am
Guy Trafford looks at the Indian dairy industry. Fonterra has their eye there too. Even though many aspects are unexpected, he concludes a venture there is unlikely to be Fonterra's Eldorado
Guy Trafford looks at the Indian dairy industry. Fonterra has their eye there too. Even though many aspects are unexpected, he concludes a venture there is unlikely to be Fonterra's Eldorado
1st Aug 19, 10:40am
1st Aug 19, 10:34am
Allan Barber challenges Shane Jones to consider the unintended consequences of his headlong rush into forestry, as well as to disclose where all these logs or added value timber will be sold
Allan Barber challenges Shane Jones to consider the unintended consequences of his headlong rush into forestry, as well as to disclose where all these logs or added value timber will be sold
1st Aug 19, 10:34am
31st Jul 19, 12:05pm
Guy Trafford looks at the debate over wintering systems and wonders if anything farmers do will satisfy some of the critics. And what’s happening with venison?
Guy Trafford looks at the debate over wintering systems and wonders if anything farmers do will satisfy some of the critics. And what’s happening with venison?
31st Jul 19, 12:05pm
30th Jul 19, 5:00am
Rural lender Rabobank New Zealand consulting with about 40 Wellington-based head office staff about a move to Hamilton
Rural lender Rabobank New Zealand consulting with about 40 Wellington-based head office staff about a move to Hamilton
30th Jul 19, 5:00am
29th Jul 19, 11:16am
Chemical use and safety needs full transparency for users as well as food consumers and meat producers may not need to worry too much about the influx of other protein sources
Chemical use and safety needs full transparency for users as well as food consumers and meat producers may not need to worry too much about the influx of other protein sources
29th Jul 19, 11:16am
25th Jul 19, 9:36am
Guy Trafford tries to unpick the practical cost impact on livestock farmers from the new agricultural emissions plan, revealing significant disparities. An RMA review is announced
Guy Trafford tries to unpick the practical cost impact on livestock farmers from the new agricultural emissions plan, revealing significant disparities. An RMA review is announced
25th Jul 19, 9:36am
24th Jul 19, 4:46pm
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Following strong market fundamentals and healthy returns in the current season, Rabobank analysts still see a very positive outlook and upside for sheepmeats, despite the usual caveats
Following strong market fundamentals and healthy returns in the current season, Rabobank analysts still see a very positive outlook and upside for sheepmeats, despite the usual caveats
24th Jul 19, 4:46pm
20th Jul 19, 2:33pm
New A2 milk clinical trial with children has big implications both for child nutrition and also for the dairy industry
New A2 milk clinical trial with children has big implications both for child nutrition and also for the dairy industry
20th Jul 19, 2:33pm
18th Jul 19, 12:01pm
Guy Trafford suggests the Government should focus more on transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rather than agriculture and bring everybody to the table to feel some of the pain
Guy Trafford suggests the Government should focus more on transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rather than agriculture and bring everybody to the table to feel some of the pain
18th Jul 19, 12:01pm
17th Jul 19, 2:39pm
Farm sales down by 25% on a year ago but prices are up - REINZ says the drop in log prices highlights the risks of becoming too dependent on China
Farm sales down by 25% on a year ago but prices are up - REINZ says the drop in log prices highlights the risks of becoming too dependent on China
17th Jul 19, 2:39pm
17th Jul 19, 9:48am
Guy Trafford on the downturn in forestry, Australia's struggles in the Murray/Darling basin, and New Zealand's water storage opportunities hampered by bureaucrats
Guy Trafford on the downturn in forestry, Australia's struggles in the Murray/Darling basin, and New Zealand's water storage opportunities hampered by bureaucrats
17th Jul 19, 9:48am
17th Jul 19, 9:39am
Government's industry-average rural climate change plans will mean gains innovative farmers make through adopting new technologies and management won't be recognised
Government's industry-average rural climate change plans will mean gains innovative farmers make through adopting new technologies and management won't be recognised
17th Jul 19, 9:39am
16th Jul 19, 3:43pm
Dairy farmers to pay 1 cent per kilo of milk solids for carbon emissions under proposal to include agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme by 2025
Dairy farmers to pay 1 cent per kilo of milk solids for carbon emissions under proposal to include agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme by 2025
16th Jul 19, 3:43pm
10th Jul 19, 2:53pm
Spreading the weight of the GHG reduction load into transport will please some land owners but it doesn’t come without fish hooks
Spreading the weight of the GHG reduction load into transport will please some land owners but it doesn’t come without fish hooks
10th Jul 19, 2:53pm
10th Jul 19, 9:40am
Former ANZ chief economist Cameron Bagrie says too much blame is being put on the Reserve Bank for issues the dairy sector was always going to face regardless of whether bank capital rules were reviewed 
Former ANZ chief economist Cameron Bagrie says too much blame is being put on the Reserve Bank for issues the dairy sector was always going to face regardless of whether bank capital rules were reviewed 
10th Jul 19, 9:40am
9th Jul 19, 5:10pm
The key to preventing another loss at ANZCO is facing up to some hard choices, especially around overpaying for livestock, and keeping their unique distribution channels supplied with chilled and value-added product
The key to preventing another loss at ANZCO is facing up to some hard choices, especially around overpaying for livestock, and keeping their unique distribution channels supplied with chilled and value-added product
9th Jul 19, 5:10pm
9th Jul 19, 9:01am
With confirmed infected properties doubling in the last six months and MPI apologising for unacceptable delays in tracing, the big question is whether eradication is still feasible
With confirmed infected properties doubling in the last six months and MPI apologising for unacceptable delays in tracing, the big question is whether eradication is still feasible
9th Jul 19, 9:01am

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