Wednesday, 07 October 2015 08:42

Feds back TPP deal

Feds president William Rolleston says the TPP Agreement appears to be beneficial for agriculture and New Zealand.

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Saturday, 26 September 2015 16:00

Beef exports top $3 billion

Beef exports are up 46%($61 million) in August 2015 compared with August 2014, says Statistics New Zealand.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 09:14

Not yet time for champagne

The latest GlobalDairyTrade results showed another move in the right direction and cause for cautious optimism, but “not time to pop the champagne yet”.

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Sunday, 06 September 2015 14:36

Lamb steady, beef booming

Beef and lamb exports paint two different pictures, according to the ASB’s Farmshed Economics report for August.

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Zespri is doing more business with Japan this season than ever before, says Dave Courtney, general manager, grower and external relations.

Published in General News
Friday, 04 September 2015 07:43

The value add move

Lancorp chief Steven Carden says NZ has a limited capacity to just keep producing more product; only added value will increase the revenue from primary exports. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 09:17

USA laps up NZ wine

The USA has overtaken Australia to become New Zealand wine’s largest export market by value says the New Zealand Winegrowers annual report.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 09:50

New Zealand potatoes bound for Vietnam

Fresh potatoes from New Zealand have been approved for export to Vietnam, providing a new export opportunity for growers.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 August 2015 10:50

Don’t put all eggs in Chinese basket

Meat exporters are being urged to maintain a diversified portfolio of overseas trading partners.

Published in General News
Monday, 27 July 2015 12:50

One million cases in Canada

New Zealand wine exports to Canada have just exceeded 1 million cases as of February 2015.

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Quota watch

The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.

What a jerk

Your old mate notes that serial whinger Mike Joy continues to put the boot into the farming sector.

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