Tuesday, 14 July 2015 06:00

Stock firms under fire

LIvestock firms PGG Wrightson, Elders New Zealand (Carrfields) and Rural Livestock are facing claims of price fixing by Commerce Commission. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 08:50

Weaners are faring well at fairs

Prices have been up at weaner fairs around the country, reflecting the buoyancy of the beef market and the need for many hill country farmers to reduce stock numbers ahead of winter, comments PGG Wrightson.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 16 May 2015 14:52

Limited stock for sale

Stock agents are reporting that it is only recently that herd prices have come back because of Fonterra’s lower forecast payout for the 2015-16 season and following seasons.

Published in Agribusiness

PGG Wrightson trade account holders can now pay for broadband via their PGG monthly trade account. This is one effect of a deal between PGG and internet service provider Wireless Nation.

Published in Machinery & Products
Saturday, 07 March 2015 00:00

Rural trader shrugs off head winds

Rural trader PGG Wrightson has reported a half-year gross profit of $33.6 million, its best result in seven years. Group revenue was up 3% and net profit after tax increased to $19.7 million, up from $13.4 million for the same period last year.

Published in General News

An East Coast kiwifruit orchard has won the PGG Wrightson Land and Life Award for commitment to people, community, and passion for sustainable practice.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 February 2015 00:00

Store market subdued

Early arrival of the dry period in the lower North Island has ‘subdued’ sales of store lambs in the past week or so.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00

Calf donations reap $28m for charity

FARMERS HAVE this year donated 130,000 calves to be sold as fundraisers for people with intellectual disabilities.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 15:31

Livestock business fundamentals remain the same

MEET PETER Moore, newly appointed general manager PGG Wrightson Livestock.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 08:35

Herefords add value for dairy farmers

HEREFORD FRIESIAN cross calves are fetching astounding premium prices in parts of New Zealand as the annual round of calf sales gets into full swing.

Published in General News
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