Rural news

11th Nov 18, 6:30am
Shane Jones accuses the FMA of being 'chummy' with banks, the RBNZ of being too independent and the Super Fund of using the wrong investment strategy 
Shane Jones accuses the FMA of being 'chummy' with banks, the RBNZ of being too independent and the Super Fund of using the wrong investment strategy 
11th Nov 18, 6:30am
10th Nov 18, 9:57am
Allan Barber reports the 'Taste Pure Nature' brand is almost ready to roll out in two key California cities, and Shanghai. The target is the conscious foodie consumer group; the goal is sustained up-sized returns
Allan Barber reports the 'Taste Pure Nature' brand is almost ready to roll out in two key California cities, and Shanghai. The target is the conscious foodie consumer group; the goal is sustained up-sized returns
10th Nov 18, 9:57am
8th Nov 18, 12:08pm
An independent report prepared for farmer shareholders shows a $2 billion 'opportunity cost' in foregone earnings during Fonterra's 17 years of existence; 'value-added' business returns 'significantly below' what is needed
An independent report prepared for farmer shareholders shows a $2 billion 'opportunity cost' in foregone earnings during Fonterra's 17 years of existence; 'value-added' business returns 'significantly below' what is needed
8th Nov 18, 12:08pm
8th Nov 18, 9:03am
Fonterra is under attack from all sides, and now from within, as it grapples with issues that date back to 2001. These restraints allow its competitors to pick away at its good bits. China holds a tariff lever over NZ policymakers
Fonterra is under attack from all sides, and now from within, as it grapples with issues that date back to 2001. These restraints allow its competitors to pick away at its good bits. China holds a tariff lever over NZ policymakers
8th Nov 18, 9:03am
7th Nov 18, 9:06am
The push is on to adopt rules for a maximum residual level for a range of benign compounds in food products. That progress will open up new ways to control greenhouse gasses from agriculture
The push is on to adopt rules for a maximum residual level for a range of benign compounds in food products. That progress will open up new ways to control greenhouse gasses from agriculture
7th Nov 18, 9:06am
6th Nov 18, 8:20pm
Shareholders make choices somewhat different to the candidates put forward by the Fonterra Board, and a further election will be needed for the final position
Shareholders make choices somewhat different to the candidates put forward by the Fonterra Board, and a further election will be needed for the final position
6th Nov 18, 8:20pm
1st Nov 18, 4:09pm
a2 Milk faces US challenges on claimed benefits, CPTPP benefits to start soon, huge new Canterbury dairy expansion
a2 Milk faces US challenges on claimed benefits, CPTPP benefits to start soon, huge new Canterbury dairy expansion
1st Nov 18, 4:09pm
31st Oct 18, 1:43pm
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Global dairy commodities market forces reduction of payout prediction at Westland Milk despite strong milk flows, as they move to access new capital and reduce debt
Global dairy commodities market forces reduction of payout prediction at Westland Milk despite strong milk flows, as they move to access new capital and reduce debt
31st Oct 18, 1:43pm
31st Oct 18, 9:06am
Keith Woodford discusses the importance of agriculture to an export led economy and the need to keep an eye on the ball
Keith Woodford discusses the importance of agriculture to an export led economy and the need to keep an eye on the ball
31st Oct 18, 9:06am
31st Oct 18, 8:43am
Guy Trafford summarises the debate around how we should deal with methane emissions, and introduces you to the global regulation of SLCPs
Guy Trafford summarises the debate around how we should deal with methane emissions, and introduces you to the global regulation of SLCPs
31st Oct 18, 8:43am
27th Oct 18, 10:16am
Allan Barber sees silly procurement competition as the bane of the meat industry, distorting signals to producers, and roiling industry sustainability
Allan Barber sees silly procurement competition as the bane of the meat industry, distorting signals to producers, and roiling industry sustainability
27th Oct 18, 10:16am
25th Oct 18, 10:54am
Guy Trafford assesses the mess the US dairy industry is in from the recent unintended consequences of bad trade policies. He also reviews Canterbury dairy farm sales activity
Guy Trafford assesses the mess the US dairy industry is in from the recent unintended consequences of bad trade policies. He also reviews Canterbury dairy farm sales activity
25th Oct 18, 10:54am
24th Oct 18, 11:22am
Farms and lifestyle block sales volumes drop but prices are holding up reasonably well, although dairy farm prices have taken a hit REINZ says
Farms and lifestyle block sales volumes drop but prices are holding up reasonably well, although dairy farm prices have taken a hit REINZ says
24th Oct 18, 11:22am
24th Oct 18, 10:34am
Guy Trafford looks at our current struggle with mycoplasma bovis and compares that with how others have tackled other major animal disease outbreaks
Guy Trafford looks at our current struggle with mycoplasma bovis and compares that with how others have tackled other major animal disease outbreaks
24th Oct 18, 10:34am
24th Oct 18, 8:43am
Keith Woodford describes how the major global dairy companies are now reacting to the A2 milk phenomenon by climbing aboard with their own A2 products
Keith Woodford describes how the major global dairy companies are now reacting to the A2 milk phenomenon by climbing aboard with their own A2 products
24th Oct 18, 8:43am
18th Oct 18, 8:43am
Guy Trafford reviews the latest dairy price signals and updates the mycoplasma bovis situation
Guy Trafford reviews the latest dairy price signals and updates the mycoplasma bovis situation
18th Oct 18, 8:43am
17th Oct 18, 2:48pm
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The trade wars have focused China's policy makers on fast changes in their agricultural sector to catch up on productivity and food security
The trade wars have focused China's policy makers on fast changes in their agricultural sector to catch up on productivity and food security
17th Oct 18, 2:48pm
17th Oct 18, 2:10pm
ASB economists now see a milk price for this season of $6.25 per kilogram of milk solids, down from a previous forecast of $6.50; see farmer net earnings as about $240 million lower
ASB economists now see a milk price for this season of $6.25 per kilogram of milk solids, down from a previous forecast of $6.50; see farmer net earnings as about $240 million lower
17th Oct 18, 2:10pm
17th Oct 18, 11:41am
Politicised fads don't sway EPA's science. Consumer localism fads don't support real farmers. Prices retreat for livestock although to still-healthy levels
Politicised fads don't sway EPA's science. Consumer localism fads don't support real farmers. Prices retreat for livestock although to still-healthy levels
17th Oct 18, 11:41am
15th Oct 18, 10:37am
Keith Woodford discusses Mycoplasma bovis compensation and the uncertainties of eradication as MPI manages the information flow
Keith Woodford discusses Mycoplasma bovis compensation and the uncertainties of eradication as MPI manages the information flow
15th Oct 18, 10:37am

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