Displaying items by tag: dairy industry

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 08:36

No handbrake on dairy

The Government will not stifle the growth of the dairy industry to limit its impact on the environment, says Deputy Prime Minister Bill English.

Published in General News
Sunday, 13 September 2015 14:00

State farmer controls cost as profits slump

Landcorp chief executive Steven Carden says while the company has taken a hit in its profit this year due to the downturn in the dairy industry, it has done a lot to control costs and increase production.

Published in General News
Sunday, 06 September 2015 10:00

Banks lend a helping hand

Banks are providing much needed support to New Zealand’s dairy industry during this period of desperately low prices, say Federated Farmers.

Published in Agribusiness

Rural News editor David Anderson asks New Zealand’s special agriculture trade envoy Mike Petersen about what happened at the TPP talks, whether a deal is ever likely and what this would mean for NZ.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 06:55

US leadership blamed for TPP roadblock

A lack of leadership within the American dairy industry is one reason why the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks ground to a halt recently in Hawaii.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 July 2015 06:00

Farm like dad – Kelly

Farm like dad or the uncles used to farm during a low payout year, advises Chris Kelly, former Landcorp chief executive for 12 years.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 July 2015 06:27

Beware of ‘dog kickers’

Feds' dairy chair says farmers must be on the lookout for upcoming issues. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 June 2015 11:51

Dairy sector comes under the spotlight

One conclusion of the business leaders interviewed for the ‘AgriBusiness Agenda’ was a drop in confidence in the overall primary sector, caused mainly by the current woes of the dairy industry. 

Published in General News
Monday, 08 June 2015 16:25

Be more than just average statistics

Averages are a great mathematical tool and brilliant for hiding poorer performing results because they get dragged up by higher results. 

Published in Special Events
Monday, 25 May 2015 12:13

Innovators will face storm and win

The dairy industry is facing a “perfect storm” but innovative business people on farms will carry New Zealand through the cycle, the NZ Dairy Industry Awards final was told.

Published in General News
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