Livestock Exports

It seems the government  is close to making a decision on the future of livestock exports. It’s nearly two years since a review of the trade was launched and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says now that the MPI has provided its final advice to him, a...

Fonterra Lifted Forecast Farm Gate Milk Price

Fonterra has lifted its forecast farm gate milk price for the year to May 31, 2021 from $7.30 to $7.90 a kilogram of milk solids – up from $6.90 to $7.50. The midpoint range, which farmers are paid off, increased to $7.60. Chief executive Miles Hurrell says it...

Dairy Company Synlait Milk

Dairy company Synlait Milk has withdrawn the earnings guidance it made two months ago as it continues to experience significant uncertainty and volatility within its business. The company’s share price dropped nearly 12% to $3.40 in early trading on the NZX...

Freight Industry

The road freight industry wants to know when truck drivers will receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett has wrote to Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins in January to enquire about vaccination prioritisation which...