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Articles by Tony Chaston

15th Jul 20, 11:20am
North Canterbury farmers cope well with drought but challenges remain for the new season
North Canterbury farmers cope well with drought but challenges remain for the new season
15th Jul 20, 11:20am
20th Dec 17, 11:48am
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The Weekly Dairy Report: November milk production holds up well but auction prices fall again and mycoplasma bovis spreads across both islands
The Weekly Dairy Report: November milk production holds up well but auction prices fall again and mycoplasma bovis spreads across both islands
20th Dec 17, 11:48am
19th Dec 17, 4:43pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Velvet competition shows excellence but wool auction again fails to ignite a very weak crossbred market
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Velvet competition shows excellence but wool auction again fails to ignite a very weak crossbred market
19th Dec 17, 4:43pm
13th Dec 17, 11:18am
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The Weekly Dairy Report: Large areas of the country are very dry, as auction prices recognise production may fall unless rain comes soon
The Weekly Dairy Report: Large areas of the country are very dry, as auction prices recognise production may fall unless rain comes soon
13th Dec 17, 11:18am
12th Dec 17, 4:02pm
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The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Killing space now hard to get and numbers of stock at saleyards lifts as farmers destock for the dry
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Killing space now hard to get and numbers of stock at saleyards lifts as farmers destock for the dry
12th Dec 17, 4:02pm
6th Dec 17, 11:39am
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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
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
6th Dec 17, 11:39am
5th 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
The Sheep, Deer and Cattle Report: Weaning and drafting in the heat, as dryland areas quit animals at good prices before feed runs out
5th Dec 17, 3:38pm
29th Nov 17, 11:12am
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The Weekly Dairy Report: The global dairy market weakens further but dry conditions may trim milk flows to tighten future supply
The Weekly Dairy Report: The global dairy market weakens further but dry conditions may trim milk flows to tighten future supply
29th Nov 17, 11:12am
28th Nov 17, 4:10pm
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The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Lamb prices appear to have peaked as impending dry brings out more early animals to harvest
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Lamb prices appear to have peaked as impending dry brings out more early animals to harvest
28th Nov 17, 4:10pm
22nd Nov 17, 1:50pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Forecast at risk after another weak auction, as production figures lift for October
The Weekly Dairy Report: Forecast at risk after another weak auction, as production figures lift for October
22nd Nov 17, 1:50pm
21st Nov 17, 4:29pm
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The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Lamb over $7/kg cwt, mutton at $5 and Chinese return to lift demand for crossbred wool
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Lamb over $7/kg cwt, mutton at $5 and Chinese return to lift demand for crossbred wool
21st Nov 17, 4:29pm
15th Nov 17, 2:41pm
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The Weekly Dairy Report: A falling currency fails to stop a slide in milk prices and the disease outbreak continues to spread
The Weekly Dairy Report: A falling currency fails to stop a slide in milk prices and the disease outbreak continues to spread
15th Nov 17, 2:41pm
14th 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
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
14th Nov 17, 4:53pm
8th Nov 17, 1:52pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Another fall in dairy prices at auction puts in question this years milk forecast levels
The Weekly Dairy Report: Another fall in dairy prices at auction puts in question this years milk forecast levels
8th Nov 17, 1:52pm
7th Nov 17, 4:55pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: The sale of the Icebreaker brand should ensure demand for merino wool continues
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: The sale of the Icebreaker brand should ensure demand for merino wool continues
7th Nov 17, 4:55pm
1st Nov 17, 3:10pm
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The Weekly Dairy Report: Harvesting of surplus grass starts as farmers look to rebuild feed reserves depleted over the last year
The Weekly Dairy Report: Harvesting of surplus grass starts as farmers look to rebuild feed reserves depleted over the last year
1st Nov 17, 3:10pm
31st Oct 17, 5:05pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Early velvet prices lift and growth prospects look exciting in the Healthy Functional Food market in China
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Early velvet prices lift and growth prospects look exciting in the Healthy Functional Food market in China
31st Oct 17, 5:05pm
25th Oct 17, 1:36pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Feed supply is improving but the milk market still uncertain as global supplies grow in the US and Europe
The Weekly Dairy Report: Feed supply is improving but the milk market still uncertain as global supplies grow in the US and Europe
25th Oct 17, 1:36pm
24th Oct 17, 3:38pm
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The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Soils slowly dry out as farmers look for fine dry weather to encourage lamb growth
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Soils slowly dry out as farmers look for fine dry weather to encourage lamb growth
24th Oct 17, 3:38pm
18th Oct 17, 3:04pm
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The Weekly Dairy Report: Production forecasts fall on a very wet spring but so do prices at auction
The Weekly Dairy Report: Production forecasts fall on a very wet spring but so do prices at auction
18th Oct 17, 3:04pm
17th Oct 17, 2:25pm
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The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: The first spring lambs hit the market and the insulation qualities of crossbred wool allows for an alternative use
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: The first spring lambs hit the market and the insulation qualities of crossbred wool allows for an alternative use
17th Oct 17, 2:25pm
11th Oct 17, 2:26pm
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The Weekly Dairy Report: Mating started in the north with some cows behind in condition, as milk price trends are volatile amid uncertain production levels
The Weekly Dairy Report: Mating started in the north with some cows behind in condition, as milk price trends are volatile amid uncertain production levels
11th Oct 17, 2:26pm
10th Oct 17, 5:10pm
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The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Concerns at the proposed meat access deal between the UK and Europe but early prospects for velvet look sound
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Concerns at the proposed meat access deal between the UK and Europe but early prospects for velvet look sound
10th Oct 17, 5:10pm
4th Oct 17, 2:23pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Drier and warmer forecast for October will help grass growth and milk flows
The Weekly Dairy Report: Drier and warmer forecast for October will help grass growth and milk flows
4th Oct 17, 2:23pm
3rd Oct 17, 2:52pm
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The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Grass about to explode as temperatures lift and wet areas start to dry up
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Grass about to explode as temperatures lift and wet areas start to dry up
3rd Oct 17, 2:52pm
27th Sep 17, 1:33pm
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The Weekly Dairy Report: Synlaits result good, Fonterra's average, but the weak milk supply from the wet spring is everyone's concern
The Weekly Dairy Report: Synlaits result good, Fonterra's average, but the weak milk supply from the wet spring is everyone's concern
27th Sep 17, 1:33pm
26th Sep 17, 2:13pm
The Sheep, Deer and Cattle Report: Positive vibes echoed for sheep meats but processors urge caution for beef
The Sheep, Deer and Cattle Report: Positive vibes echoed for sheep meats but processors urge caution for beef
26th Sep 17, 2:13pm
20th Sep 17, 10:19am
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The Weekly Dairy Report: Wet conditions keep soil temperatures cold in the south and slow feed surpluses being made into silage in the north
The Weekly Dairy Report: Wet conditions keep soil temperatures cold in the south and slow feed surpluses being made into silage in the north
20th Sep 17, 10:19am
19th Sep 17, 2:28pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Still wet, wet, wet everywhere, product prospects look good, and even wool has lifted off the bottom
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Still wet, wet, wet everywhere, product prospects look good, and even wool has lifted off the bottom
19th Sep 17, 2:28pm
13th Sep 17, 12:00pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: North Island farmers still waiting for spring pasture flush as calving is now well through and focus readjusts to mating
The Weekly Dairy Report: North Island farmers still waiting for spring pasture flush as calving is now well through and focus readjusts to mating
13th Sep 17, 12:00pm
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