Monday, 21 March 2016 13:55

Keeping ourselves well in tough times

It is easy to talk ourselves into doom and gloom nowadays, given a push by ill-informed media reporting and commentary on the agricultural sector.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 08:54

GDT down 2.9% against expectations

The GlobalDairyTrade price index was down 2.9% overnight, despite expectations of a small rise.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 15:25

Help near at hand as pressure grows on farm

Onfarm cash income of farmers from all milk production this season will be under $4/kgMS, according to DairyNZ.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 09:44

Good weather casts shadow over 2016-17

Golbal milk price recovery could be "slow and painful", with doubts now cast over when the turnaround may come in the next season.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 06:56

$5 payout the new ‘norm’

Dairy farmers are being urged to make their businesses resilient around a $5/kgMS payout for the next few years.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 09:20

GDT lift below expectations

The GlobalDairyTrade price index lifted by 1.9% at the auction held overnight.

Published in General News

Opportunistic buyers taking advantage of low prices were probably behind last week's 3.6% overall rise in the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT), says Rabobank research analyst Emma Higgins.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 09:30

Optimism despite 7.4% fall in GDT

ASB still expects dairy auction prices to rise over the season despite the GlobalDairyTrade price index falling 7.4% at the auction overnight.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 07:00

Less milk expected now

Most of the major banks are predicting a drop between 4% and 8% – much higher than Fonterra's current forecast of a 2-3% fall.

Published in General News
Sunday, 11 October 2015 07:00

Banks raise dairy forecasts

Farmgate milk price forecasts by at least two banks, ASB and BNZ, have now been hiked upwards to $5/kgMS for the 2015-16 season.

Published in General News
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