Thursday, May 19, 2022

Trends


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),…

Jersey heifer sets record $23,600

ByHugh StringlemanMay 19, 2022
In-calf heifer Glanton Punch Bria ET has set a heifer price record for the Jersey breed of $23,600. The heifer bred by Rob and Alison Thwaites, Taranaki, from their prolific…

NZD weakness lifts prices tide

ByHugh StringlemanMay 18, 2022
New Zealand commodity prices in United States dollars have fallen 10% since their peak in March but in NZD terms the fall has only been 4%, ASB economist Nat Keall…

New season’s milk price forecast expected to begin with $9

ByHugh StringlemanMay 18, 2022
Dairy farmers will be very keen to see the first Fonterra forecast of the farm gate milk price for the 2023 season, due to be published on Thursday, May 26.…


Strong wool shows some life

Strong wool shows some life

ByAnnette ScottMay 12, 2022
Crossbred wool is showing a little more spring in the market with stronger buying power finding buyers eager to get…
Good prospects for beef bull sales

Good prospects for beef bull sales

ByHugh StringlemanMay 12, 2022
Breeders and vendors of two-year-old beef bulls and their livestock agents will be full of optimism for the sales season…
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…
SunGold tender delivers debatable results

SunGold tender delivers debatable results

ByHugh StringlemanMay 11, 2022
The 2022 licence release for SunGold and RubyRed kiwifruit produced some variable results that may make Zespri change the closed…
Investors cut primary sector stocks

Investors cut primary sector stocks

ByHugh StringlemanMay 10, 2022
The S&P/NZX Primary Sector Equity Index has fallen by 13% since the beginning of the year as nervous investors sell…
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…
Load More