Sheepdog Gemma has done it again.
Dairy prices have reached their lowest point since 2009 with
yet another fall in GlobalDairyTrade auction prices.
Farm employee pay is increasing despite tough industry
conditions, Federated Farmers and Rabobank's latest
remuneration report shows.
DairyNZ research and the latest economic outlook for dairy
farming was outlined at a Farmers Forum, organised by
DairyNZ, in Balclutha last weekend. Agribusiness reporter
Sally Rae went along.
DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle always wanted to be a
A decision on whether the Southern Dairy Hub will proceed
could be made by the end of the month after farmer
contributions failed to meet the $2 million target.
A further 20-cent cut in Fonterra's milk price forecast has
been described as a ''difficult pill for farmers to
swallow'', stripping about $370 million from farm incomes
Prudent farm purchasers have ''carefully assessed'' the
reduced milk price forecast and the high New Zealand dollar,
Real Estate Institute of New Zealand rural spokesman Brian
Lesley Keen's latest business venture has the golden touch,
for goldmining is a pursuit embedded on both sides of her
family and has inspired the name of her perfumery business,
It's ladies only in Middlemarch next week.
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