Rural news

10th Oct 18, 10:32am
Shifting from commodity production styles to meeting targeted consumer demand will require big shifts and a wider view of what the market really is, says Guy Trafford
Shifting from commodity production styles to meeting targeted consumer demand will require big shifts and a wider view of what the market really is, says Guy Trafford
10th Oct 18, 10:32am
10th Oct 18, 10:11am
Guy Trafford reviews and updates a series of changes affecting the dairy industry and how they will impact those affected
Guy Trafford reviews and updates a series of changes affecting the dairy industry and how they will impact those affected
10th Oct 18, 10:11am
10th Oct 18, 8:57am
Fonterra says it's now forecasting a milk price for farmers this season of between $6.25 and $6.50 per kilogram of milk solids, down from its previous forecast of $6.75
Fonterra says it's now forecasting a milk price for farmers this season of between $6.25 and $6.50 per kilogram of milk solids, down from its previous forecast of $6.75
10th Oct 18, 8:57am
9th Oct 18, 4:53pm
by Guest
With new rules and restrictions coming for red meat farmers, producers have little choice but to 'invest' in the hope consumers will start paying extra for sustainability - something they haven't shown they will do so far
With new rules and restrictions coming for red meat farmers, producers have little choice but to 'invest' in the hope consumers will start paying extra for sustainability - something they haven't shown they will do so far
9th Oct 18, 4:53pm
9th Oct 18, 10:16am
Export log prices rise with gains boosted by falling Kiwi dollar. But sawn timber demand isn't following yet. China paying more for logs. India still difficult despite opportunity
Export log prices rise with gains boosted by falling Kiwi dollar. But sawn timber demand isn't following yet. China paying more for logs. India still difficult despite opportunity
9th Oct 18, 10:16am
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8th Oct 18, 9:41am
RMA changes, new ways of allocating discharge and water use rights, a Freshwater Standard - all part of Govt's plan to see cleaner waterways in five years
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RMA changes, new ways of allocating discharge and water use rights, a Freshwater Standard - all part of Govt's plan to see cleaner waterways in five years
8th Oct 18, 9:41am
8th Oct 18, 8:21am
Keith Woodford explains why all options for Fonterra’s China Farms are unattractive
Keith Woodford explains why all options for Fonterra’s China Farms are unattractive
8th Oct 18, 8:21am
4th Oct 18, 11:01am
Dairy eyes are on the weather, especially in Australia where stress is building fast. NZ in good shape so far. Prices subject to international milk flow changes
Dairy eyes are on the weather, especially in Australia where stress is building fast. NZ in good shape so far. Prices subject to international milk flow changes
4th Oct 18, 11:01am
4th Oct 18, 10:58am
by Guest
Rabobank trims its dairy payout forecast even though world supply growth will only be modest because the fast rising US dollar and potential trade war consequences will limit what export customers can afford to pay
Rabobank trims its dairy payout forecast even though world supply growth will only be modest because the fast rising US dollar and potential trade war consequences will limit what export customers can afford to pay
4th Oct 18, 10:58am
3rd Oct 18, 5:39pm
Guy Trafford updates the latest on irrigation, dog safety, sheep dairy, dryland feed, and wraps up what is happening with market prices
Guy Trafford updates the latest on irrigation, dog safety, sheep dairy, dryland feed, and wraps up what is happening with market prices
3rd Oct 18, 5:39pm
3rd Oct 18, 4:40pm
Economists say milk production levels this season will be crucial, with the strong start already putting pressure on prices
Economists say milk production levels this season will be crucial, with the strong start already putting pressure on prices
3rd Oct 18, 4:40pm
1st Oct 18, 9:31am
Keith Woodford describes how Fonterra entrapped itself into factory farming in China
Keith Woodford describes how Fonterra entrapped itself into factory farming in China
1st Oct 18, 9:31am
28th Sep 18, 11:47am
Allan Barber reviews how sheep and beef farmers can meet their industry environmental targets, through individual and group actions, responsive to key data
Allan Barber reviews how sheep and beef farmers can meet their industry environmental targets, through individual and group actions, responsive to key data
28th Sep 18, 11:47am
27th Sep 18, 4:16pm
BNZ senior economist Doug Steel sees Fonterra's $6.75 milk price forecast as difficult to achieve without an improvement in international product prices
BNZ senior economist Doug Steel sees Fonterra's $6.75 milk price forecast as difficult to achieve without an improvement in international product prices
27th Sep 18, 4:16pm
27th Sep 18, 4:08pm
by Guest
Wobbly dairy prospects hit overall farm confidence, and investment intentions slip. But some sectors remain positive, and many farmers see their own situation better than others
Wobbly dairy prospects hit overall farm confidence, and investment intentions slip. But some sectors remain positive, and many farmers see their own situation better than others
27th Sep 18, 4:08pm
27th Sep 18, 9:44am
Westland Milk turnaround begins. Fonterra board elections get interesting. Canterbury sheep milk industry gets started
Westland Milk turnaround begins. Fonterra board elections get interesting. Canterbury sheep milk industry gets started
27th Sep 18, 9:44am
26th Sep 18, 9:37am
Guy Trafford looks at the implications for farmers on the changes possible from the Tax Working Group. He also updates recent market prices
Guy Trafford looks at the implications for farmers on the changes possible from the Tax Working Group. He also updates recent market prices
26th Sep 18, 9:37am
24th Sep 18, 11:19am
Keith Woodford explains why lack of retained earnings combined with flawed investment strategies is at the heart of both the Fonterra and Westland Dairy capital constraints
Keith Woodford explains why lack of retained earnings combined with flawed investment strategies is at the heart of both the Fonterra and Westland Dairy capital constraints
24th Sep 18, 11:19am
24th Sep 18, 10:28am
Farm sales prices are up 4% on last year but dairy farm prices are down 13.2% with Fonterra 'volatility' taking a toll
Farm sales prices are up 4% on last year but dairy farm prices are down 13.2% with Fonterra 'volatility' taking a toll
24th Sep 18, 10:28am
22nd Sep 18, 5:00am
Tax Working Group Chairman Michael Cullen on taxing capital gains, environmental taxes, incentives for retirement savings & applying GST to financial services
Tax Working Group Chairman Michael Cullen on taxing capital gains, environmental taxes, incentives for retirement savings & applying GST to financial services
22nd Sep 18, 5:00am

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