Agriculture

Scales Corp managing director Andy Borland is hunting for suitable acquisitions

Scales' boss remains optimistic after first-half profit drops

Thu 24 Aug

The team did well to salvage the crop after bad weather, managing director says.

PGG Wrightson chief executive Mark Dewdney says it had much to contend with during the year

PGG Wrightson looks forward to better weather

Tue 8 Aug

Some of last year’s head winds will turn into tail winds.

Chalice Consulting director Warwick Murray says Tauranga is not in too bad a shape. But the warning signs are there."

Quiet alarm bells ringing for Tauranga’s water supply

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 14 Jul 2

As small cities grow, they attract large city problems. Water management is one of those issues and it will require careful calibration.

Competitive pressures drove up lamb slaughter prices up in June

NZ lamb exports fall in May as Chinese demand dwindles

Mon 10 Jul 1

Chinese buyers were well stocked heading into their summer and now have limited appetite to purchase as inventories are building.

China, NZ's main fibre buyer, now prefers fine wool rather than strong wool

NZ closes door on worst wool season since the GFC

Wed 5 Jul 3

Chinese demand for New Zealand strong wool has decreased this season.

Rabobank New Zealand country banking general manager Hayley Moynihan said the buoyancy is "underpinned by strengthened farmgate returns"

NZ farmer confidence jumps to a record high on improved commodity prices

Tue 27 Jun

Farmers across all agricultural sectors were more positive about the outlook for the agricultural economy.

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