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A Christchurch-based farm accountant has estimated that most dairy farmers will be making a loss this season of more than $1 per kilo of milk solids.
Retailers in Taranaki say the downturn in the dairy market is starting to hit turnover, with sales declining by between 10 and 20 percent. Audio
With us is Fonterra's group director of co-operative affairs, Miles Hurrell. Audio
The Labour Party is warning that banks will begin forcing indebted dairy farmers to sell their land within a year. Audio
Fonterra has dramatically reduced its forecast milk payout - to $3.85 per kilogram of milk solids, down from $5.25. Audio
Dairy farmers are anxiously waiting to find out how much Fonterra expects to pay them for their milk. Audio
Dairy Farmers are bracing for more bad news later today with Fonterra set to announce a sharp fall in what it expects to pay farmers for their milk. Audio
Fonterra rejects calls for it to stop trading on the Global Dairy Trade auction, after another plunge in dairy prices.
Federated Farmers dairy industry group chairman Andrew Hoggard was listening to that. Audio
Struggling dairy farmers expect Fonterra to slash its forecast payout again tomorrow after another disastrous international dairy auction. Audio
The risk of drought in parts of the world may provide support following sharp falls in global dairy prices. Audio
Struggling dairy farmers are resorting to selling off surplus farm equipment to keep the bank manager at arm's length. Audio
Dairy farmers are expecting Fonterra to slash its milk price forecast when it reviews the payout on Friday. Audio
And listening to that is the Minister of Finance, Bill English. Audio
The price of whole milk powder has fallen to a record low at auction this morning. Audio
Prices for New Zealand's single biggest export, whole milk powder, have hit a record low in the overnight global dairy trade auction. Audio
Weaker Chinese demand appears to be spreading beyond dairy products, raising further concerns about the slowdown in the world's second biggest economy. Audio
Global dairy prices have plunged once again. Audio
The economic forecaster, Berl, says the economy is slowing and the brakes will go on even more - but there's no need to panic. Audio
While dairy prices are expected to weaken once again at tomorrow's twice-monthly auction, an investment manager suspects global dairy prices are close to their lows, if grain costs are to be believed.