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Thursday, 10 December 2015 11:27

Fatter and fatter

US ranchers are letting cows gorge in feedlots for up to 60 days longer than usual.

Published in Milking It
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Thursday, 26 November 2015 13:00

Better bottles weigh less

US company, Milacron Holdings Corp, says its Uniloy business and Consolidated Container have together developed a lightweight range of retail milk packs in gallon, half-gallon and other sizes – called Dura-Lite.

Published in Milking It
Thursday, 19 November 2015 11:45

OIO needs more funds – PM

The Overseas Investment Office needs more resources, but a reform of legislation is not on the cards because of lack of political support, Prime Minister John Key says.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 November 2015 10:17

Fonterra exits US joint venture

Fonterra will sell its 50% interest in DairiConcepts, the co-op's US joint venture with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA).

Published in General News
Friday, 13 November 2015 12:08

Buyers in no hurry to commit further

Global dairy commodity prices have risen sharply in recent months, as indicated by GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction results and European spot pricing.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 12 November 2015 08:33

Ben & Jerry’s ice cream comes to NZ

Fonterra's grip on the New Zealand ice cream market is facing a new test.

Published in General News
Sunday, 08 November 2015 10:23

What a twit

The Republican presidential front-runner who appears to wear a dead possum on his head – Donald Trump – has finally managed to get agriculture into the US political debate, but not in a good way.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 17:00

Wrong message and wrong messengers

The message intended to attract young people into the agri sector is unappealing and the wrong people are involved in that messaging.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 October 2015 09:07

Top US newspaper talks up dairy

Millions of people would have been healthier if they had consumed milk rather than used milk substitutes, according to an article in The Washington Post.

Published in World News
Thursday, 22 October 2015 07:00

Actually it’s the Yanks!

Contrary to popular belief it's United States investors, not Chinese, who were the biggest buyers of our dairy land during 2013-2014.

Published in General News
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