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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
Friday, 30 January 2015 14:25

Lamb group targets US menus

BEEF + LAMB New Zealand (B+LNZ) is working together with its sheep farming counterparts from the US and Australia to get Americans eating more lamb.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 October 2013 16:11

Massive cattle losses in US

 THE LIVESTOCK death toll from a blizzard in the American west is put at more than 20,000 head, but the disaster has gone barely noticed in a country focused on the government shutdown and the debt ceiling threat to its financial reputation.

Published in World News
Friday, 20 September 2013 15:51

US to become dairy exporter?

The United States dairy industry is turning its attention outside its own borders and could emerge as a significant competitor to NZ and Australia in international export markets, a visiting global dairy expert has cautioned.

Published in World News
Thursday, 04 July 2013 15:33

US co-op ‘misdirecting’ levies: Feds

News reports that the United States' Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) is to increase export subsidy support to US$60 million, is a misdirection of voluntary farmer levies in the eyes of Federated Farmers of New Zealand.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 October 2012 15:56

US role for Rabobank rural head

Rabobank Australia and New Zealand country banking division head Neil Dobbin has been appointed to run Rabobank's US agri banking business, Rabo Agri Finance (RAF).

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 August 2012 15:50

Breed to beat barber’s pole

US SHEEP farmers enjoying all-time high lamb and wool prices face a devastating threat from increasingly unstoppable barber’s pole worms.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 14 March 2012 08:36

Outlook strong but volatile

DAIRY FARMERS around the globe will ride a wave of strong but volatile prices for the next five years with markets driven by steady annual growth in demand around 2.5%.

Published in World News
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