Farmer confidence has plunged to its lowest level in nearly a
decade, driven by the slump in global dairy markets.
Heriot farmer Allan Richardson has been ''overwhelmed'' by
support from Silver Fern Farms suppliers wanting a full
analysis of the potential benefits and risks of a merger with
Any sustained upturn in the dairy market is unlikely to be
seen until the first half of next year, Rabobank's latest
dairy quarterly report says.
Shaun Snoxell loves the land and food production.
A gathering of rural professionals is being held in Oamaru
next week to highlight the support networks available to
When Mike Elliot was presented with life membership of Otago
Federated Farmers, he said it took him by complete surprise.
It is safe to say that Rachael Morrison is probably the only
person ever to have had the Eiffel Tower stuck to her finger.
Meat processors have scuppered Beef and Lamb New Zealand's
plans to create a collaborative marketing entity for
sheepmeat and beef.
The latest GlobalDairyTrade auction results offers ''the
mildest of encouragements'' that global dairy prices might be
bottoming out, economists say.
They say one man's trash is another man's treasure.
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