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Rabobank opens afresh in central Christchurch

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 11:07 am | Rabobank

Continued strong growth in New Zealand has seen specialist agribusiness lender Rabobank relocate to state-of-the-art premises in the new ‘Rabobank Building’ in central Christchurch. More >>

Call for applications for farm business management program

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 12:33 pm | Rabobank

Applications are to close at the end of this month for this year’s Rabobank Farm Managers Program, Australasia’s leading agricultural business management course for the next generation of farm leaders. More >>

NZ risks ‘missing golden opportunity in agriculture’

Monday, 7 April 2014, 12:16 pm | Rabobank

New Zealand risks missing ’a golden opportunity’ to grow its agricultural sector, and addressing this will require a coordinated, joint approach from across the sector, a new report on the competitiveness of New Zealand agribusiness has warned. More >>

New Zealand risks missing golden opportunity in agriculture

Monday, 7 April 2014, 12:07 pm | Rabobank

New Zealand risks missing ’a golden opportunity’ to grow its agricultural sector, and addressing this will require a coordinated, joint approach from across the sector, a new report on the competitiveness of New Zealand agribusiness has warned. More >>

Farmer confidence slips, but horticulture remains buoyant

Monday, 24 March 2014, 2:19 pm | Rabobank

New Zealand farmer sentiment has eased from last year’s highs, though remains at robust levels, the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey has shown. Sentiment among horticulture producers is stronger than in the broader farming community likely due ... More >>

Rabobank sponsors TVNZ’s Rural Delivery programme

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 4:42 pm | Rabobank

Agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank has been named as the exclusive 2014 sponsor of TVNZ’s Rural Delivery programme. More >>

Succession a key focus of young farmers’ business management

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 2:44 pm | Rabobank

With 2014 the International Year of the Family Farm, the pressing issue of farm succession will be a key focus of this year’s Rabobank Farm Managers Program. The program – which is designed to strengthen the operational and strategic skills of tomorrow’s ... More >>

Farm business management program calls for 2014 applications

Monday, 24 February 2014, 1:20 pm | Rabobank

Applications for this year’s Rabobank’s prestigious Executive Development Program are officially open. The program – which gives leading farmers from across Australia and New Zealand the opportunity to enhance their business management skills and take ... More >>

Feb 2014 Rabobank Agribusiness & Rural Economic Monthly

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 4:05 pm | Rabobank

The Rabobank Agribusiness Monthly provides timely information and analysis on agricultural conditions, commodity price updates and commentary on the latest sectoral trends and developments. In conjunction, the Rural Economics Monthly provides a useful overview ... More >>

Rabobank Wine Quarterly Q4: Challenges for global industry

Friday, 7 February 2014, 1:46 pm | Rabobank

New Zealand harvest yet to commence, but favourable growing conditions indicate positive signs for the coming vintage. New Zealand wine exports are firmly back in growth given the higher supply available from the record 2013 vintage, and the share of ... More >>

NZ farmers expecting ‘happy new year’: confidence marches up

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 2:29 pm | Rabobank

New Zealand farmer confidence has continued to edge higher, with the latest quarterly Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey showing more than half of the country’s farmers are looking forward to a ‘happy new year’ in 2014. More >>

Beef in 2014: Demand bright, local supply tight

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 11:36 am | Rabobank

New Zealand’s beef industry faces brighter prospects in 2014 with strong international demand, combined with tight local supply, according to a new report released by agribusiness banking specialist, Rabobank. More >>

Report: Holistic farming needed to meet world food demand

Friday, 13 December 2013, 5:36 pm | Rabobank

A holistic long-term approach may be the key to introducing sustainability into the food and agriculture (F&A) equation, according to a new report from Rabobank. Fundamentally, this would entail a shift in farmers' focus away from yield maximisation ... More >>

Rabobank welcomes signing of Red Meat Profit Partnership

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 12:32 pm | Rabobank

Agricultural banking specialist Rabobank has welcomed the recent signing and successful contracting of the Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP). More >>

No longer low-cost milk ‘down under’

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 10:43 am | Rabobank

The traditionally low-cost pasture-based dairying regions, such as New Zealand, have lost their cost advantage as input prices have risen, and now compete on the global market with a similar cost of production to producers with more intensive farming ... More >>

Indonesia – islands of opportunity for NZ agriculture

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 1:17 pm | Rabobank

Indonesia is emerging as a market which needs large volumes of food and agricultural products to satisfy its fast-growing consumer demand. And New Zealand is well placed to capitalise on this demand and grow trade with Indonesia – a significant neighbour ... More >>

New Zealand farmer confidence hits five year high

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 12:41 pm | Rabobank

The latest quarterly Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey – completed late last month – has showed New Zealand farmers are increasingly optimistic about the outlook for both their own enterprises and the overall agricultural sector. More >>

NZ wine ‘icon’ receives agribusiness leadership award

Friday, 18 October 2013, 2:36 pm | Rabobank

New Zealand wine industry luminary Sir George Fistonich has been named the recipient of the 2013 Rabobank Leadership Award for his outstanding contribution to agribusiness. More >>

China ‘dreaming of a white river of milk’ – industry report

Monday, 14 October 2013, 3:13 pm | Rabobank

China’s demand for dairy imports is set to grow for at least the next two years, as its local milk production struggles under structural change in the supply chain, a new industry report has found. More >>

Mild confidence boost in NZ beef sector – Rabobank

Friday, 4 October 2013, 2:32 pm | Rabobank

Much improved climatic conditions throughout the winter and a favourable weather outlook for spring have certainly boosted confidence across the New Zealand beef industry, particularly after the challenging drought conditions of summer and autumn, ... More >>



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