New Zealand commodity prices are likely to feel downward pressure over the year, says ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018 08:55

GDT rise unexciting – economists

Economists aren't too excited about last week’s 2.2% overall lift in the Global Dairy Trade price index.

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Tuesday, 27 November 2018 11:03

Milk price cut ‘will not surprise’

With production up 6.5% on last year for the peak of the season, a downward adjustment in Fonterra’s milk price will not be surprising, says BNZ senior economic Doug Steel.

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Friday, 16 November 2018 12:20

Lamb prices off the boil

Lamb prices have moved from a boil to a simmer, according to ASB Commodities Weekly report.

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Tuesday, 18 September 2018 07:55

$9/kg on the cards for lamb?

There's a chance that the lamb price could hit $9/kg next month.

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ASB economist Nathan Penny says New Zealand agriculture hasn’t backed great science with great stories.

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A weaker New Zealand dollar may help offset the decline in Global Dairy Trade prices, but the reasons behind the lower dollar are more significant to dairy, says Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins.  

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Tuesday, 24 April 2018 14:55

Small rise in payout on the cards

Economists are optimistic of a small rise in this season’s farmgate milk price.

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Tuesday, 24 April 2018 07:55

Strong price run by butter, SMP

Butter prices look like making another strong run, says ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny.

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Taupo dairy farmer Kylie Leonard has scooped the 2018 Dairy Community Leadership Award.

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