Displaying items by tag: finance

Thursday, 30 January 2020 13:53

Applications to open for debt mediation scheme

The new Farm Debt Mediation Scheme will soon be open for business.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 10:55

Bank loans are falling

There have been some encouraging signs for dairy farmers recently, says Rabobank national manager for food and agribusiness banking, Hamish Midgley.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 09:55

Dairy debt – the perfect storm?

Federated Farmers vice president, Andrew Hoggard says some dairy farmers are trapped with debt.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 13:19

Cloud in sector’s silver lining — Editorial

OPINION: High farm debt levels have cast a shadow over the Ministry for Primary Industry's positive predictions for agriculture in 2020.

Published in Opinion

The Minister of Agriculture has entered the debate on the actions of the banks labelling them as fair-weather friends.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 09:10

Warnings on dairy sector debt

More than a quarter of NZ’s dairy farmers have debt to equity ratios of more than 70%.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 09:23

The good, the bank and the ugly

OPINION: The news that most banks are pulling back or taking a more cautious approach to lending to the rural sector should come as no surprise.

Published in Opinion

The Farm Debt Mediation Bill will go far in helping farmers deal with farm debt, claims Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News
Saturday, 31 October 2015 16:00

Keep constant watch on finances: specialist

Craig Sanders, agribusiness and cloud accounting specialist at Crowe Horwath, says farmers need to look at their financial information more often.

Published in Management
Friday, 04 September 2015 14:16

Farm debt bill is well-timed

Farm debt mediation is back in the national spotlight, and not a moment too soon.

Published in Opinion
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