Scales Corp chief executive Andy Borland

Scales on acquisition hunt, developing new apple varieties

Fri 27 Feb 15

Scales is on the hunt for acquisitions this year, with a strong balance sheet after beating prospectus forecasts.

Irrigation NZ chief executive Andrew Curtis

Irrigators step up calls for taxpayer support

Thu 26 Feb 15 7

Irrigation NZ says “we are facing huge affordability issues”

AgriHQ agriculture analyst Ivan Luketina

Export log prices rise to 9-month high

Tue 24 Feb 15

The average wharf gate price for New Zealand A-grade logs rose to $110 a tonne, from $103 a tonne in January.

LIC chairman Murray King

LIC’s half-year revenue up 18%

Thu 12 Feb 15

Since 2003/04, LIC has recorded 10% annual growth and seen its share price surge 500%.

Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings

AgriFocus forecasts farm gate milk price of $4.50-to-$4.70 kg/MS with tide turned on dairy prices

Thu 5 Feb 15

The bank still expects the recovery from here to be modest due to weaker demand and European competition.

AgriHQ agriculture analyst Ivan Luketina

Lamb wool prices close to 4-year high on increased demand from China

Thu 5 Feb 15

Lamb wool rose 3% to an average $6.55 per kilogram from last week's auction.


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