Now that the circus surrounding the Budget’s release has subsided, Milking It makes the following observations about some of its…
A member poll by Federated Farmers shows 11.1% of dairy farmers are now under pressure by banks over their mortgages.
Subsidies handed to European farmers are partly responsible for the dip in global dairy prices, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard.
Another fortnight passes and we have another lacklustre Global Dairy Trade result and Fonterra confirming it has revised its milk price for the current season (2015-16).
Dairy farmers are being urged to make their businesses resilient around a $5/kgMS payout for the next few years.
Banks have cut their farmgate milk price forecast after another drop in the GDT price index last week, albeit minor at an overall 1.4%.
The advent of closed circuit television is now making it easier for farmers to protect themselves from 'industrial sabotage', according to an industry leader.
The global climate change conference in Paris drew a record number of world leaders to the opening last week. Federated Farmers dairy industry group chair Andrew Hoggard looks at the debate.
Federated Farmers is disappointed to see that SAFE has embarked on an advertising campaign in the UK.