Thursday, 01 December 2016 16:32

Nothing magical in healthy happy cows

NEW ZEALAND farmer Rex Butterworth follows a simple philosophy: keeping his cows happy and healthy.

Published in Management

VICTORIAN dairy farmer Ian Goodin spent more than 10 hours preparing a 100-page application for the Australian Government’s Farm Household Allowance (FHA) only to be told he is not eligible. 

Published in General News
Saturday, 23 July 2016 18:26

NZ dairy farms shedding value

INDICATIONS are that dairy farms values in most regions of New Zealand are down 8-18% in value, says the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ).

Published in Agribusiness

The New Zealand dairy industry has been told it is not cashing in on global demand for organic milk products.

Published in Agribusiness

MOVING from the corridors of powers in Australia to the hill country of northern Waikato can be daunting for anyone.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 17:05

Mixed messages on dairy price recovery

Conflicting messages from Fonterra and market analysts is causing grief to dairy farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 19:54

Optimism despite 7.4% in GDT

NEW ZEALAND bank ASB still expects dairy auction prices to rise over the season despite the GlobalDairyTrade price index falling 7.4% at the auction overnight.

Published in General News

FONTERRA’S New Zealand suppliers want the NZ co-op to spell out the impact of its struggling Australian business on shareholder returns.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 13:40

World price decline exposes Kiwis

Dairy commodity prices have been tracking downwards since mid-February, when the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction weighted average price peaked at US$5042/t, writes Dairy Australia's John Droppert.

Published in Agribusiness

A New Zealand economist believes there is at least a “two or three year window” before global production catches up with demand sufficiently to bring prices down substantially, writes Andrew Swallow.

Published in General News
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TWO New Zealand companies Lewis Road Creamery and Whittakers have teamed up to deliver what must be every dairy lover’s dream: chocolate butter.

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