Wednesday, 17 February 2016 15:55

Low payout erodes LIC’s profit

The low milk payout has dented farmer co-op LIC's half-year results.

Published in General News
Saturday, 13 February 2016 17:55

Strong year for all but dairy

While dairy faces another tough year, Rabobank foresees a generally strong year ahead for most other agricultural sectors.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:25

Sit up, your dinner’s printed

Another fortnight passes and we have another lacklustre Global Dairy Trade result and Fonterra confirming it has revised its milk price for the current season (2015-16).

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 11 February 2016 10:20

Dare we think afresh? - Editorial

Analysts are now picking a dairy price recovery by the end of the year. Haven't they said that for the last three years?

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 13:00

2016 shapes up as tough year

Farmgate and commodity prices are weighing heavily on farmers' minds.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 12:35

Synlait drops forecast by 80c

Synlait Milk has dropped forecast milk price for the 2015 -16 season from $5/kgMS to $4.20/kgMS.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 11:55

Sector outlooks: some good, some not

Ian Proudfoot, head of agribusiness at KPMG, gives his predictions for 2016.

Published in General News
Friday, 29 January 2016 11:17

Another tough season ahead for farmers

The drop in the forecast farmgate milk price from Fonterra will reduce overall dairy revenues by a further $800 million, says DairyNZ.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 09:00

Optimism as banks cut forecast payout

Banks have cut their farmgate milk price forecast after another drop in the GDT price index last week, albeit minor at an overall 1.4%.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 10:19

Another poor GDT result

Farmers are concerned Fonterra's forecast farmgate payout of $4.60/kgMS may be under threat.

Published in General News
 

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