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Environmental regulation challenges future competitiveness

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 1:33 pm | Rabobank

Achieving compliance with environmental regulation, while maintaining profitability for farmers, is a key challenge to the future competitiveness of the New Zealand agricultural sector, according to a new report by global agribusiness banking specialist ... More >>

Lower dairy commodity prices drive down farmer confidence

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 2:35 pm | Rabobank

A softening in dairy farmer sentiment and rising interest rates have led overall New Zealand rural confidence to a significant slide in the past quarter, but beef and sheep farmers have bucked the trend, with their confidence levels rising to three-year ... More >>

Global dairy price recovery is likely 6 months away

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 12:57 pm | Rabobank

As anticipated, global dairy prices softened considerably through Q2. According to Rabobank’s Dairy Quarterly Q2: Beyond the tipping point, prices fell as a result of improved milk production in export regions and the easing of forward purchasing ... More >>

Demand drivers are changing in the global protein matrix

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 12:09 pm | Rabobank

New York-based head of Rabobank’s Food and Agribusiness Research Bill Cordingley is visiting New Zealand this week with the message that demand drivers are changing within the global protein matrix as developing markets’ needs surge ahead. More >>

New managed funds increase options for retail investors

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 3:17 pm | Rabobank

Retail investors now have increased access to Australasian equities, with the addition of Devon Funds Management, and two of their funds, to RaboDirect’s online managed funds platform. More >>

Rabobank recruits new animal proteins analyst

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 12:06 pm | Rabobank

Rabobank welcomes new-comer Angus Gidley-Baird, appointed as a senior animal proteins analyst to cover the sheep and beef sectors, joining the bank’s Australia & New Zealand Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory division. More >>

Six young NZ farmers heading to global master class

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 3:46 pm | Rabobank

Six young New Zealand farmers have been invited to join a group of 40 emerging farm leaders from around the world at the first Rabobank Young Farmers Master Class. To be held in the Netherlands in the first week of June, the gathering will bring together ... More >>

China’s ‘white gold rush’ – opportunities for NZ dairy

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 2:21 pm | Rabobank

The Chinese dairy market is one of the world’s largest – and most significant – being the fastest growing, presenting big opportunities for the New Zealand dairy industry to cash in on China’s ‘white gold rush’, according to Rabobank. More >>

Nominations open for 2014 agribusiness leadership awards

Monday, 12 May 2014, 5:24 pm | Rabobank

Nominations have opened for this year’s prestigious Rabobank Leadership awards – recognising the contribution of outstanding leaders in New Zealand and Australia’s food and agribusiness industries. More >>

Last chance to apply for farm business management programme

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 11:31 am | Rabobank

Applications are to close at the end of this month for this year’s Rabobank Executive Development Program, Australasia’s well-regarded agricultural business management course for leading primary producers. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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