PM Jacinda Ardern may have many talents, but an understanding of business is clearly not one of them.
Dairy farmers are being urged to attend next month's profitable dairy farming conference in Ashburton.
Rural trader PGG Wrightson has reported a half-year gross profit of $33.6 million, its best result in seven years. Group revenue was up 3% and net profit after tax increased to $19.7 million, up from $13.4 million for the same period last year.
RECORD DAIRY prices contributed to Landcorp's net operating profit of $30 million for the year ending June 30, 2014, up from $13 million from the previous year.
NEW ZEALAND dairy farmers are more efficient and produce at least twice as much milk per hectare compared to 50 years ago, says the latest DairyNZ Economic Survey.
While I hear all the talk regarding foreign investment in New Zealand farming, I would like to focus on farming investment for locals.
A more subdued season for pastoral farm business in 2012/13 is predicted by the Ministry for Primary Industries with typical farms models showing dairy profit after tax down 57%, sheep and beef down 15%, but deer getting a boost.