Rural news

7th May 19, 12:18pm
Allan Barber points out supplier owned cooperatives are not the ideal structure for large scale commodity processing and international marketing because of the inherent tension between essential future investment and payments to shareholders
Allan Barber points out supplier owned cooperatives are not the ideal structure for large scale commodity processing and international marketing because of the inherent tension between essential future investment and payments to shareholders
7th May 19, 12:18pm
2nd May 19, 4:31pm
While Wellington policy makers continue to confuse and unsettle farmers on a number of fronts, a regional group takes another tilt at providing some key leadership
While Wellington policy makers continue to confuse and unsettle farmers on a number of fronts, a regional group takes another tilt at providing some key leadership
2nd May 19, 4:31pm
1st May 19, 5:39pm
Guy Trafford lays out a specialist approach that some parts of NZ agriculture are turning to, and notes that Fonterra recently seems to be pulling back from seeking high-end margins
Guy Trafford lays out a specialist approach that some parts of NZ agriculture are turning to, and notes that Fonterra recently seems to be pulling back from seeking high-end margins
1st May 19, 5:39pm
1st May 19, 10:15am
American agriculture is increasingly dominated by large scale corporate operations
American agriculture is increasingly dominated by large scale corporate operations
1st May 19, 10:15am
25th Apr 19, 8:23pm
Guy Trafford says that rather than running a pointless blame-game, we need to discuss the choices we have if we are to leave the country in better environmental shape
Guy Trafford says that rather than running a pointless blame-game, we need to discuss the choices we have if we are to leave the country in better environmental shape
25th Apr 19, 8:23pm
18th Apr 19, 8:53am
More back-to-basics WMP limits dairy auction results. And with no CGT, water or fertiliser taxes ahead, eyes are out for stealthier options that may resurface
More back-to-basics WMP limits dairy auction results. And with no CGT, water or fertiliser taxes ahead, eyes are out for stealthier options that may resurface
18th Apr 19, 8:53am
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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