Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:14

Dairy prices tumble

Global dairy prices have tumbled in the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) event.
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Fonterra’s first fixed milk price event attracted 215 farms, offering over 11 million kgMS to the co-op for $6.75/kgMS.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 08:34

GDT price fall signals another revision

Fonterra’s farm gate milk price faces another revision following the Global dairy Trade (GDT) auction overnight.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 08:51

Dairy prices up 2.6% in GDT

The Global Dairy Trade lift overnight of 2.6% is broadly in line with expectations, says ASB rural economist Nathan Guy.

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Fonterra has confirmed it will pay part of its forecast final dividend earlier, to support farmers during a time of extremely tight on-farm cash flows.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 12:51

Put him out to

With the payout down and dry conditions looming, what's the last thing dairy farmers need now? An ageing political mouth with an overactive media secretary using the industry to try to make political capital.

Published in Milking It
Sunday, 11 October 2015 07:00

Banks raise dairy forecasts

Farmgate milk price forecasts by at least two banks, ASB and BNZ, have now been hiked upwards to $5/kgMS for the 2015-16 season.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 September 2015 08:41

Fonterra raises payout to $5/kgMS

Fonterra has lifted its 2015-16 forecast payout by 75 cents to $5.00 to $5.10/kgMS.

The farmgate milk price increases to $4.60 and the dividend payment remains at 40 to 50c/share.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:59

Open country boss picks a price recovery

New Zealand's second largest dairy company is reporting increased activity from the market following the August 19 GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 14:45

No pay, but sharemilkers battle on regardless

Who would work for three months without pay? And who would keep getting up at 5am every day to milk cows despite knowing there will be no milk cheque arriving this month?

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