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There have been some encouraging signs for dairy farmers recently, says Rabobank national manager for food and agribusiness banking, Hamish Midgley.
OPINION: High farm debt levels have cast a shadow over the Ministry for Primary Industry's positive predictions for agriculture in 2020.
The Minister of Agriculture has entered the debate on the actions of the banks labelling them as fair-weather friends.
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.
The Farm Debt Mediation Bill will go far in helping farmers deal with farm debt, claims Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.
Craig Sanders, agribusiness and cloud accounting specialist at Crowe Horwath, says farmers need to look at their financial information more often.