A visit to a huge family-run dairy operation in the American Midwest has been “an eye-opener” for Kiwis on a recent farm tour, says leader Ross Macmillan.
Kiwi farmers are not the only ones nervous about their future as a result of politicians throwing them under the harvester.
The escalating trade war between the US and China will impact NZ trade, warns special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen.
The largest milk powder producer in the US, DairyAmerica is coming back to Global Dairy Trade (GDT), re-launching skim milk powder on July 16.
Jim Mulhern, chief executive of National Milk Producers Federation in the US, on the crucial trade agreements shaping the future of dairy.
The dairy outlook is more rosy and positive than New Zealand producers may have been feeling about it, says US Rabobank global dairy strategist Mary Ledman.
The potential for organics in New Zealand is being viewed as huge because of dairy farmer competence and excellent growing and market conditions.