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
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 10:57

Could ag come later in climate change action?

Diplomatic representatives speaking yesterday in Auckland believe there is a strong chance of global agreement in the upcoming climate negotiations in Paris in December.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 07:00

Yet another underarm

Even with the ANZAC relationship dating back 100 years, it seems the lack of commitment by our Australian cousins cost New Zealand's dairy sector more meaningful gains from the recently concluded TPP negotiations.

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

Dairy tariffs ‘will be back on table’

The US dairy interests will realise within five to 10 years they got it wrong by opposing dairy tariff removal in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, says Fonterra chairman John Wilson.

Published in General News
Monday, 12 October 2015 07:00

Skellerup’s international sales up

Agriculture product sales growth in US, China and South America enabled Skellerup to increase its agri division earnings despite the slightly softer New Zealand market, says chair Sir Selwyn Cushing.

Published in General News
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