After 2019’s record highs, farmers should expect less spectacular NZ commodity prices this year, says ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny.
After a sharp decline last month, dairy prices rose 2.8% overall in the first auction of 2020.
Fonterra says its factories and farmers remain largely unaffected by devastating fires affecting Victoria and New South Wales.
DairyNZ will hold a series of farmer meetings over the next two months to help participants better understand what is driving changes in the sector and how to respond.
The New Zealand order of merit awarded to Tirau farmer Tony Wilding in the New Years Honours List has been hailed by sharemilkers.
Fonterra has appointed Teh-Han Chow as its interim chief executive officer for Greater China.
Fonterra has paid $30 million to boost its stake in struggling Chilean milk processor Prolesur.
Rabobank has lifted its forecast milk price for this season by 45c to $7.60/kgMS.
Global dairy prices have recorded one of their biggest drops on the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) platform.
Dairy farmers are venting their frustration at national museum Te Papa for its “anti-farming narrative”.
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Outgoing Fonterra executive Robert Spurway has been appointed as managing director of listed Australian company GrainCorp.
Global nutrition and animal health company DSM has opened its refurbished plant in Auckland.
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AgriSea NZ feels lucky to be able to work with the country’s most innovative farmers, says Clare Bradley, business and development manager.
Fonterra is hoping to build a NZ$1 billion joint venture dairy business in India within seven to 10 years.
It's time to give complying raw milk suppliers a break by easing the regulations on distribution, says a supplier.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has cracked down on unlicensed raw milk suppliers.
Flood-affected farmers are being reminded to reach out for help if they need it.
News that farmers are feeling the pressure from banks is unsurprising.
Farmers are feeling the pressure from banks.
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Animal breeding company LIC has made sure semen straws were delivered on time to flood-stricken farmers in the South Island.
The Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme is closing in on another milestone as 2019 draws to an end.