SOPI report: Sector rides storm, growth forecast
Food and fibre export earnings for the past 12 months are forecast to be slightly down on the year before, but are predicted to rebound and set a new record during the next year.
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Milk powder, butter prices ease
Milk powder and butter prices fell by similar amounts in the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction, and the price index made its largest move in the past three months.
High country Angus bull fetches $88k
The first on-farm bull auction for Mt Possession Angus recorded an amazing price of $88,000 for lot 3, bull Q53, paid by Max Tweedie of Hallmark Angus, Tutira, Hawke’s Bay.
Wool campaign pays off
An additional $78,500 has been raised for the Southland Charity Hospital after 64,000kg of donated wool was processed free of charge for sale by wool scour WoolWorks.
Hort hit by ongoing shipping delays
Shipping issues that plagued exporters over summer appear to have worsened for the horticulture season.Port congestion, vessels bypassing New Zealand ports or NZ all together as they try to recover schedules, and a shortage of containers, especially reefer, are now creating difficulties for fruit and vegetable exporters.
Hemp industry told to build partnerships
Find trusted partners through the supply chain and put the customer at the core of everything.That is the advice New Zealand Merino (NZM) marketing and development manager Hadleigh Smith has for the hemp industry as it looks to capitalise on the worldwide megatrends around heath and sustainability.In many ways, the industry is at the same point the fine wool industry was 20 years ago, before it embarked on its own and partnered with companies such as Icebreaker and Swanndri.