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Rabobank forecasts New Zealand's beef prices to firm next quarter, as supplies tighten after the higher, drought-induced slaughter volumes, and forecasts of a wetter-than-average winter also encourage producers to retain stock.
New Zealand's dairy producers are gearing up for a better season on the back of higher commodity prices, according to a visiting dairy analyst.
The New Zealand sheepmeat industry has been riding a 'rollercoaster of returns' in recent years, according to agribusiness banking specialist, Rabobank.
Half of New Zealand's sheep and beef farmers are worried about their on-going viability, the latest quarterly 'Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey' has shown.
Federated Farmers/Rabobank Farm Employee Remuneration Survey 2013 shows pay levels for most pastoral farm positions have continued to increase. The average farm worker is now earning $5500 more than the New Zealand average annual wage and salary.
Applications close at the end of this month for this year's Rabobank Farm Managers Program, a leading agricultural business management course for the next generation of farm leaders.
Agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank has moved to reassure clients impacted by drought conditions in the North Island that it will work to support them.
A new animal proteins analyst for New Zealand, Matt Costello, has been appointed to Rabobank's Food and Agribusiness Research & Advisory division.
The world's focus on food security and safety – along with New Zealand's strong trade links with major importing markets – will be key factors supporting the international competitiveness of New Zealand's agricultural sector in 2013, says Rabobank.