The Hound, like everyone else in New Zealand, was shocked and stunned by the senseless shootings in Christchurch last month.
Lamb prices have held up at much stronger levels than expected, says ANZ’s agricultural economist Susan Kilsby.
Dairy farmers can be “cautiously optimistic” that current forecasts will hold, but it will depend on the global economy, says ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby.
A big reduction in European stocks of skim milk powder (SMP) was behind its whopping 10.3% rise in price at last week’s auction, economists concur.
The US trade war with China poses a risk for New Zealand, says ANZ’s chief economist, Sharon Zollner.
A quality environmental plan will soon be a prerequisite to buying or selling a farm, says ANZ Bank’s head of commercial and agri.