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.

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
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
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.

Published in General News
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.

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