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Canterbury farm sold for $17m to Canadian government approved by Overseas Investment Office

The sale of a Canterbury dairy farm for more than $17 million to a company owned by the Canadian government has been approved by the Overseas Investment Office (OIO).

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Source: Stuff

Link: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/agribusiness/100543602/canterbury-farm-sold-for-17m-to-canadian-government-approved-by-overseas-investment-office

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Record year for dairy derivatives

The NZX dairy derivatives market reached a significant milestone last year as record trading volumes were achieved across its full suite of futures and options contracts.

By: Dene Mackenzie

Source: Otago Daily Times

Link: https://www.odt.co.nz/business/farming/record-year-dairy-derivatives

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Milk found in coconut milk powder

A New Zealand company has been forced to admit that they might have accidentally put milk in coconut milk.

By: The Dealer

Source: Irish Farmers Journal

Link: https://www.farmersjournal.ie/total-coconut-milk-recall-337227

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Federated Farmers survey: Farmers happy with banks’ service

The level of investment required in modern dairy farming was underlined in the latest Federated Farmers banking survey, with the size of mortgages and the number of dairy farms with overdrafts both increasing.

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Source: THE COUNTRY

Link: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/the-country/news/article.cfm?c_id=16&objectid=11971972

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Dry weather in New Zealand: Fonterra lowers milk production forecast

After a slow start to the current dairy season in Australia, milk production is gaining momentum and in the period July-November 2017 was 3.07% higher than in the same period of 2016.

By: CLAL Team

Source: CLAL

Link: https://news.clal.it/en/dry-weather-new-zealand-fonterra-lowers-milk-production-forecast/

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Northland truckie trainees benefit from donated milk tanker

Truck driver training in Northland received a major boost when Fonterra presented NorthTec’s commercial transport department with a decommissioned milk tanker.

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Source: NZ Herald

Link: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/the-country/news/article.cfm?c_id=16&objectid=11970598

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Global brands set to milk China rules

Safety overhaul of baby formula sector clears way for foreign brands to grow market share

By: BLOOMBERG

Source: The Straits Times

Link: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/global-brands-set-to-milk-china-rules

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Engender Technologies has $2.8b market in its sights

Engender Technologies, the agricultural technology company spun out of the University of Auckland, is moving to scale up its sex-selection product for the dairy industry to full commercialisation in the next 18 months and is targeting the US$2 billion ($2.8b) dairy artificial insemination industry.

By: Tina Morrison

Source: BusinessDesk

Link: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11970314

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Farmers lose income as dry weather forces them to stop milking

A handful of North Island dairy farmers stand to lose a third of their annual income because they have already stopped milking.

By: GERARD HUTCHING

Source: Stuff

Link: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/100327029/farmers-lose-income-as-dry-weather-forces-them-to-stop-milking


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