This week’s GlobalDairyTrade auction prices increased 0.6%, in a lacklustre start to the year.
Blue Sky Meats shareholders will meet in Invercargill tomorrow to discuss the takeover bid by Chinese-backed NZ Binxi (Oamaru) Ltd.
Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Ltd shareholders will receive a $34.5million special dividend on February 14 - the first dividend since 2008.
Silver Fern Farms chairman Rob Hewett has described the company's financial results as ``particularly disappointing'' after it posted a $30.6million after-tax loss.
Strengthening dairy global prices have underpinned a gain of almost 20% in the overall ANZ commodity price index.
After a lengthy suspension from trading, Bellamy’s Australia has finally released a market update, announcing the departure of its chief executive, and earnings downgrade and a manufacturing...
The global downturn in milk production bodes well for New Zealand's dairy farmers for much of 2017 and is increasing the likelihood of a boost in estimated payouts.
Chinese-backed NZ Binxi (Oamaru) Ltd has gained approval to increase its footprint in Oamaru, with plans for a new headquarters and staff accommodation.
Dairy farmers did not get the start to the new year they were hoping for after product prices fell at yesterday's GlobalDairyTrade auction.
Dairy product prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction, sliding for a second consecutive auction, as whole milk powder prices unexpectedly sank amid increased volume on offer.
A Whanganui farmer has lost 1400 lambs to rustlers in what might be the largest stock heist in the country.
From a precarious looking start, the New Zealand economy has come through 2016 with a rising confidence as revenue and indicators picked up, PaulMcBeth, of BusinessDesk, observes.
Farming in the Omarama area these days is very much like farming in the proverbial fish-bowl.
Incumbent directors Dan Jex-Blake and Richard Young have been reappointed to the Silver Fern Farms co-operative board.
The lowest farmer confidence in the sheep and beef sector has been recorded in the southern South Island.
A World Trade Organisation dispute panel has ruled against Indonesia in twin cases brought by NZ and the US against import restrictions on food and animal products.
Breeding flies to act as pollinators, fitting queen bumblebees with radio transmitters, and preloading honeybees with pollen. These are all methods being trialled to increase the range of crop pollinators.
Falling beef and lamb exports - including a 50% decline in US beef exports - undermined New Zealand's trade balance, resulting in an unexpected $705million deficit for November.
Dairy farmers can look forward to better times in 2017 as global production is expected to ''get worse before it gets better''.
Dairy product prices eased at the Global Dairy Trade auction, halting four straight increases, as whole milk powder declined.