Tuesday, 13 February 2018 14:55

Farmers smile, stock brokers feel the heat

Dairy farmers would have woken up to better news than equity fund managers last Wednesday says ANZ’s agri economist Con Williams.

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Friday, 02 February 2018 09:23

Kiwifruit sector set for growth — report

The New Zealand kiwifruit sector is set for growth following 2017’s record season and new development opportunities across the country, according to the ANZ Kiwifruit Insights paper.

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Tuesday, 28 November 2017 08:55

Fonterra tipped to revise forecast

A fall of 3.4% in the overall GDT Event price index last week was the fourth consecutive fall and prices are now at eight-month lows.

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Tuesday, 10 October 2017 14:55

Prices could soften if rain persists

Three bank economists see a risk of downside to farmgate prices from last week’s GDT auction where the overall price index dropped 2.4%.

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Tuesday, 11 July 2017 07:55

WMP stands out in auction

Although last week’s GDT price index eased 0.4%, the dairy auction was generally positive, especially the 2.6% lift for whole milk powder (WMP), says ANZ rural economist Con Williams.

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Higher dairy payouts have put dairy farmers in a good position to take advantage of new technologies, says ANZ’s managing director commercial & agri, Mark Hiddleston.

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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.

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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.

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Tuesday, 25 April 2017 09:55

Thousands of cows shifted, dried off

At least 7000 dairy livestock have been affected in the recent storms in Waikato and Bay of Plenty alone and hundreds of hectares of pasture and maize crops have been damaged, DairyNZ reports.

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ANZ has announced an assistance package to help the farming community affected by North Island flooding to get their farms and businesses back to full production.

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