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Dairy markets remain finely balanced but with most of the season’s product sold, farmgate milk price is expected to hold above $6/kgMS.
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.
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".
New Zealand agriculture faces a period of unprecedented opportunity and change," says Mark Hiddleston, managing director ANZ Commercial & Agri.
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.
Golbal milk price recovery could be "slow and painful", with doubts now cast over when the turnaround may come in the next season.
'Talk to your banks' is the message to South Island farmers facing continued drought conditions from the New Zealand Bankers' Association (NZBA).