PM Jacinda Ardern may have many talents, but an understanding of business is clearly not one of them.
ASB economist Nathan Penny says New Zealand agriculture hasn’t backed great science with great stories.
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.
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.
‘A season to remember’ and ‘a profitable year for all sectors’: economic forecasters have a rosy outlook for the year.
The country's second-largest milk processor has revised its forecast milk payout for the season as dairy prices soften.