PGG Wrightson chief executive Mark Dewdney

PGG Wrightson upgrades its profit forecast despite more challenging conditions

Mon 15 Jun

Chief executive Mark Dewdney says his company’s own efforts to “stick to our knitting.”

Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings (Tinaz Karbhari for NBR)

Fixed income investors brush off Fonterra debt woes


Fonterra will swallow the oversubscriptions as expected.

AgriHQ agriculture analyst Ivan Luketina

Lamb wool prices fall as lower Aussie dollar lures Chinese buyers

Thu 2 Apr

The price for clean lamb wool slipped 1.6 percent to $6.35 per kilogram at auction in the North Island yesterday from the previous week's South Island auction.

Rabobank New Zealand chief executive Ben Russell

Farmer confidence rebounds in first quarter, led by dairy farmer optimism

Wed 25 Mar

A net 13% of farmers were confident in the outlook for the agricultural economy in the first quarter according to Rabobank's latest rural confidence survey.

AgriHQ agriculture analyst Ivan Luketina

Lamb wool prices jump to 4-year high, aided by Chinese demand

Fri 13 Mar 7

Lamb wool rose 3.9 percent to an average $6.65 per kilogram from last week's auction.

MYOB New Zealand general manager James Scollay

Small business economy fallen from mid-2014 highs

Thu 5 Mar 1

SME business growth has pulled back from highs seen in the middle of last year, but the brakes have not been slammed on just yet.


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