With harvest approaching, questions on whether crop insurance will make payments this year are beginning to arise, particularly for corn where the prospects are for the harvest price to be below the projected price.
New Zealand will roll out a nationwide program to test dairy farms for the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis as the number of affected properties steadily grows, the Ministry for Primary Industries said on Friday.
Strong profit results from Australian and New Zealand dairy processors on Wednesday fanned hopes of a market revival as farmers globally curb milk production after a glut that pushed prices to multi-year lows.
University of Wisconsin Extension have been working on improving the software system developed last summer where producers can use farm-specific estimated regression models to forecast their own mailbox price for 12 mon
Global dairy prices leapt in a fortnightly auction on Wednesday, marking their fourth straight jump, helping to boost New Zealand's terms of trade, prop up economic growth and bolster payouts to farmers.
New Zealand, the world’s biggest dairy exporter, will spend more than NZ$880 million ($610 million) in a bid to eradicate the mycoplasma bovis cattle disease, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.