Google+

Milk doubt moves market

GlobalDairyTrade prices have sunk back to the bottom, having lost all but 10% of the promising rally since December.

Read more…

  • NZFW Online 06.04.15

    View publication here.

    Read more…

  • Editorial – A clear message from Northland

    “Boo.” That was the first word uttered by Northland MP-elect Winston Peters in Parliament last week, just a few days after stunning the National Party with his resounding victory. It was an apt statement that said, “Surprise, I’ve snuck up on you here”. And he had.

    Read more…

  • Glammies a 'no-contest'

    Earlier this week Hamish Buchanan started to question the data from which he was made a finalist and eventual winner of this year’s Glammies prime lamb competition.

    Read more…

  • NZ lamb wool prices fall

    New Zealand lamb wool prices fell as Chinese buyers of the fibre favoured the Australian market as a decline in the Aussie dollar made that country's prices more competitive.

    Read more…

Just the ticket

In part two of a series looking at different pathways to farm ownership Anne Calcinai looks at the leasing and contracting routes. Pathway to farm ownership

Read more…

  • Going FAR for farmers

    It is 20 years this week since formal practical research was initiated for the New Zealand arable industry.

    Read more…

  • April 2015

    Winners - Lucy and Rob Thorneycroft's Award Winning Farm Business in Northern Wairarapa

    Read more…

  • Flock functionality

    Commercial farmers believe breeding ewes need to be functionally sound if they’re to maintain their profitability in New Zealand’s mainly hill-country environments.

    Read more…

  • Stacking the numbers up

    The beef market has been fascinating over the past six months. This time last year New Zealand farmers thought their dreams would come true if the beef schedule reached $5.00/kg, never thinking it would exceed $6.00/kg. 

    Read more…

Capturing the image of farming

Animal rights groups often use emotive images that are outdated or factually incorrect when they try to drum up anti-farming support from the public, like the recent PETA campaign.

Read more…

Paparoa pastures of plenty

A 202-hectare farm at Paparoa in Northland has a full complement of modern infrastructure from its conversion a few years ago and a price tag of $3.595 million that makes it affordable as well.

Read more…