Displaying items by tag: Andrew Burtt

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 10:55

Meat outlook good, but...

A rosy outlook on sheepmeat needs to be slightly tempered by market realities, one meat company suggests.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 October 2018 15:39

Red meat exports surge

New Zealand’s red meat exports reached $6.7 billion in 2017-18.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 11:55

Rosy outlook for lamb

Lamb prices are likely to flatten off a little, but stay pretty much towards current levels, says Beef+Lamb chief economist Andrew Burtt.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 07:55

Beef herd up, sheep flock flat

Beef + Lamb New Zealand says that during the past year the country’s beef herd increased by 2.8% to 3.6 million head.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 10:55

Farm inputs down, fert prices fall

Sheep and beef farm inputs were down 2.2% in the past year according to the latest onfarm inflation report, and last week two key fertiliser companies announced price drops.

Published in General News
Sunday, 12 June 2016 16:25

Farm input prices down

Prices for inputs used on New Zealand sheep and beef farms decreased 2.1% in the year to March 2016.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 08:24

Productivity increases limit lamb crop fall

White the lamb crop is the lowest since 1953, sheep farmers have become much more productive, says Beef + Lamb NZ chief economist Andrew Burtt.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 11:47

Lamb crop at 60-year low

Beef + Lamb NZ estimates 23.9 million lambs were tailed this spring – the smallest lamb crop since 1953.

Published in General News
Saturday, 24 October 2015 07:35

El-Nino may be different

The effects of an El Nino this summer – if it hits – will not necessarily be the same as during the last one in the late 1990s because of changes to farming practices, says Beef + Lamb NZ chief economist Andrew Burtt.

Published in General News
Sunday, 13 September 2015 15:00

Season outlook predicts increased profits

Beef + Lamb NZ has released its New Season Outlook 2015-16, which predicts a lift in before-tax profits for the average New Zealand sheep and beef farm.

Published in Agribusiness
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