3 Jan 2020

NZ farmers are being paid more for their products

From Summer Report, 8:51 am on 3 January 2020

Farmers in New Zealand are being paid a lot more for their products than usual.

High prices on global markets are bringing more money into the rural economy.

It is not all good news - some farmers are still hamstrung by debt, and some primary sectors like forestry have suffered a downturn.

Our rural reporter, Eric Frykberg, speaks with Leigh-Marama McLachlan.