Tuesday, 14 February 2017 08:55

Banks supporting drought-hit farmers

Most major banks are offering some assistance for drought stricken farmers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 08:55

$6/kgMs or better

Dairy markets remain finely balanced but with most of the season’s product sold, farmgate milk price is expected to hold above $6/kgMS.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 06:55

More rural bank closures

A dairy farmer and mayor of a town hit by a double whammy of bank branch closures says the loss of a bank can change the perception of vibrancy and wealth in a rural town.

Published in General News

KPMG's Ian Proudfoot says significant change is coming to New Zealand's primary sector and "farmers that ignore it do it at their peril".

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 07:55

Bankers’ warning for kiwifruit

Major farming sector lender ANZ is closely watching the rising price of farmland.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 16:20

‘Unprecedented’ opportunity for agri

New Zealand agriculture faces a period of unprecedented opportunity and change," says Mark Hiddleston, managing director ANZ Commercial & Agri.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 April 2016 15:05

Gut feel not enough

Dairy farmers with a detailed understanding of their businesses are in the best position to reduce costs, improve efficiency and ride out the dairy downturn.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 09:44

Good weather casts shadow over 2016-17

Golbal milk price recovery could be "slow and painful", with doubts now cast over when the turnaround may come in the next season.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 10:55

Banks extend a helping hand

'Talk to your banks' is the message to South Island farmers facing continued drought conditions from the New Zealand Bankers' Association (NZBA).

Published in General News

Renewing 10% of New Zealand farm pasture annually would ensure productivity and performance gains achieved via new species do not dwindle over a 10-year cycle.

Published in Management
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