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Monday, 17 July 2017 12:35

Global demand for fruits, veges up

There is significant potential for New Zealand to export more fruit and vegetables, says a visiting US fruit and vegetable expert.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 08:55

Maintain, build on NZ image in China

Never take your eye off the food safety ‘ball’, and maintain and build on the New Zealand image, a Shanghai dairy analyst advises.

Published in General News
Saturday, 08 July 2017 07:55

Farmers buoyant

New Zealand farmer confidence and spending intentions jumped to record levels in the second quarter of this year, buoyed by improved commodity prices.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 09:34

Farmer confidence at record high

Confidence in the New Zealand agricultural sector has lifted dramatically over the past quarter.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 13:08

Fat prices continue record run on GDT

Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins says the overnight dairy auction delivered good and bad news.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 09:55

More weight to fat story

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 12:34

Mixed bag result at dairy auction

The first Global Dairy Trade (GDT) of the new season has delivered a mixed bag of results.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 08:38

The stars and stripes are in our future

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.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:55

Prices stable, even rising

The outlook for the coming dairy season is positive with prices stable and lifting slightly, several economists say.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 April 2017 09:55

Bank sees early breather for Kiwi farmers

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.

Published in Agribusiness

Editorial

Perfect pivots — Editorial

Perfect pivots — Editorial

Misha Wilkinson’s description of “pirouetting” through Covid-19 seems apt, given the industry’s need to stay on its toes throughout this…

Save our soils — Editorial

Save our soils — Editorial

There’s been something of a makeover in New Zealand vineyards in recent years, as the clean-cut look of sprayed rows…

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