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The back-to-fat story was reinforced at the latest GDT event with butter up 3.3% to a fresh auction record high of US$5631/t, says ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny.
Recently there has been considerable media coverage of the news that New Zealand wine has become the number three imported wine into the US, with only France and Italy ahead of us.
The outlook for the coming dairy season is positive with prices stable and lifting slightly, several economists say.
New Zealand dairy farmers can look forward to a good season in 2017-18, after having enjoyed the fruits of improved commodity prices much earlier than their global counterparts.
There's scope for a small lift this season in Fonterra’s farmgate milk price after the GDT Event price index rose 3.1% last week, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.
The rise of fats continues to play out as the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction saw its second consecutive rise last week, says Rabobank dairy analyst, Emma Higgins.
2017 has begun on a positive note for the country’s farmers with rural confidence levels edging up, primarily driven by signs of renewed optimism among horticulturalists and sheep and beef producers.