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  • Fonterra takes big hits; lifts payout
  • Saputo offer put to MG owners
  • GDT index falls 
  • US beef import prices lift


  • Fonterra milk output down 8% in January
  • Fonterra’s Australian milk intake grows
  • Markets mostly firm as Europe heads into spring
  • US winter wheat remains under pressure


  • NZ PKE imports remain strong
  • BoM: Warm and dry Aus autumn
  • A2 profit more than doubles
  • Aus milk output up 3.9% in January
  • US most competitive in cheese 
  • IGC downgrades global grain harvest


  • PKE imports rise
  • GDT prices jump 5.9%
  • US imported prices continues to lift
  • ADM and Bunge in merger talks


  • NZ weather improving?
  • Wetter end to Australian summer
  • NZ exports rise in December 
  • USDA: Drought dents US winter wheat crop


MYFARM LAUNCHES $9 MILLION gold kiwifruit orchard investment.

  • December milk supply down 4.6%
  • Fonterra Beingmate investment under fire
  • Total trade fell in November 
  • IGC: World wheat supply could drop 


  • Fonterra milk collection down 6%
  • Mycoplasma bovis testing extended to all NZ
  • GDT lifts 4.9%
  • Corn production up in USA


A robust start to the year across financial and commodity markets the USD excepted:

It has been a fairly busy first 2 weeks in global markets featuring robust equity and commodity market performances and significant USD weakness.

In a sense the latter is the more important factor for the NZ rural community with offsetting impacts.


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