Silver Fern's Fairton plant to close as sheep numbers fall

Wed 17 May 21

Silver Fern Farms told some 370 workers affected by the closure today but rumours had already been swirling.

Lamb export prices increase to multi-year high on soft supply, solid demand

Mon 8 May

Lamb flap prices are up from US$3.90/kg a year ago and remain at the highest level since September 2014.

NZ Super Fund eyes Aussie rural land and diversification away from dairy

Tue 2 May 3

The fund is in talks with industry players to see if there are opportunities for it to invest in permanent crops.

NZ King Salmon to get $1.8m earnings boost from supplier settlement

Mon 1 May 1

The Nelson-based company will get a cash payment this month which will give a one-off lift to profit.

Dr Rosie Bosworth

ROSIE BOSWORTH on why New Zealand is becoming the Detroit of agriculture


Agritech futurist Dr Rosie Bosworth joins Andrew Patterson on this week’s episode of Sunday Business.

NZ exports rise 11% to 2-year high in March as dairy values increase

Fri 28 Apr 3

Global dairy prices have started to pick up this season as demand and supply come back into balance after record high prices.


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