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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Wednesday, 07 March 2018 11:55

Riding the pink cloud

Agriculture is in a sweet spot, says ASB rural economist Nathan Penny.

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:55

Key trading markets under a cloud

Westpac senior analyst Anne Boniface says fears of tighter international supplies, particularly for whole milk powder, helped dairy prices squeeze higher in the first few Global Dairy Trade auctions of 2018. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 08:55

Positive year ahead

‘A season to remember’ and ‘a profitable year for all sectors’: economic forecasters have a rosy outlook for the year.

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