Thursday, May 19, 2022

International


Instant WMP stirs up GDT prices

Instant WMP stirs up GDT prices

ByHugh StringlemanMay 19, 2022
Prices dropped for the fifth consecutive Global Dairy Trade auction this week, by 2.9% in aggregate but with widely differing components. Prices for grades of whole milk powder (WMP) both rose and fell while products with different contract periods (CP),…

Processing season drags on

ByNeal WallaceMay 19, 2022
Covid-19, dry weather and shipping and labour issues have pushed the meat processing season out by up to three months longer than usual. The beef season looks most prolonged, with…

Reset leaves same labour issues

ByGerald PiddockMay 18, 2022
The Government’s immigration reset will have minimal impact on the labour-short primary sector, observers say. Vets are the only primary sector jobs included in the newly-created green list of 85…

Farming with passion and precision

ByAnnette ScottMay 18, 2022
The Mackenzie family farm, Greenvale Pastures, could easily be called the home of precision agriculture. Craige and Roz Mackenzie took over the Mid Canterbury farm from Craige’s parents Alastair and…


Live export run abandoned

Live export run abandoned

ByAnnette ScottMay 13, 2022
Hundreds of farmers and livestock companies are making plans to recover thousands of cattle from a pre-export isolation (PIE) farm…
Trade challenge launched over Canada dairy access

Trade challenge launched over Canada dairy access

ByNigel StirlingMay 13, 2022
New Zealand has finally pulled the trigger on a legal challenge against Canada’s failure to uphold its end of the…
Fieldays reopens exhibitor applications

Fieldays reopens exhibitor applications

ByStaff reporterMay 12, 2022
Exhibitor applications have reopened for this year’s Fieldays at Mystery Creek after the event was shifted to late November because…
NZ dairy farmer looks to head up world body

NZ dairy farmer looks to head up world body

ByBusinessDeskMay 12, 2022
West Coast dairy farmer and former Federated Farmers president Katie Milne is making a bid to head up the World…
Lamb exports outpace averages

Lamb exports outpace averages

ByAnnette ScottMay 11, 2022
Despite supply chain challenges and processing delays lamb export prices have soared to an unseasonal all-time high. Continuing the run…
Tight global dairy production should keep prices high over next year

Tight global dairy production should keep prices high over next year

ByGerald PiddockMay 10, 2022
Stagnant global dairy production should keep prices high for New Zealand farmers over the next 12 months, Westpac senior agri…
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