Wednesday, 10 July 2019 10:55

Forecasts steady as demand holds

Banks are mainly holding firm on their forecasts of $7/kgMS despite last week’s flat Global Dairy Trade result – a small decline of 0.4% in the overall price index.

Published in General News
Saturday, 29 June 2019 14:07

Farmer confidence rising - survey

New Zealand farmer confidence has lifted for the second quarter in a row, the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey has found.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 11:55

No surprise in softer WMP price

Softer whole milk powder (WMP) prices are not surprising given China’s strong import activity recently and the steadily increasing WMP pricing, says Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins.

Published in General News

Farmers are the world’s real superheroes, says Rabobank executive Marc Oostdijk.

Published in General News

Many very large food companies, particularly in the US, are struggling to adjust to the changing tastes of consumers, says Nick Fereday, RaboResearch senior analyst consumer foods.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 09:49

Fourth bumper dairy season looming?

Rural banker Rabobank is forecasting a milk price of $7.15/kgMS for the new season.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 April 2019 08:55

NZ cashing in on boutique foods

New Zealand has been better than Australia at capitalising on the market for boutique foods, according to a top Australian scientist.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 April 2019 07:55

Farmers want clarity – Guy

Farmers want policy certainty and are petrified about “kneejerk popular politics” similar to what the Government did with the oil and gas industry, says National agriculture spokesman Nathan Guy.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 April 2019 09:55

Journey to sustainability will pay off

Changing to a more sustainable method of farming will be “in the money” in the long term, but the transition years are uncertain for a traditional farmer, says Weibe Draijer, chairman of Rabobank’s managing board.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 April 2019 09:49

Premium must cover rising farming costs

Obtaining premium prices to pay for higher costs of production is the next challenge for farmers, says Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins.

Published in Agribusiness
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