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Fonterra has cut its forecast milk price by thirty-five cents to six-dollars-40 a kilogram of milk solids. The co-operative announced its downgraded forecast in a surprise late night statement to the… Audio
The whole-milk powder price jumped nearly 20 percent at Fonterra's overnight auction, but dairy farmers say it is too soon to celebrate. Audio
Dairy industry analysts are raising their forecasts for the milk price payout this season. Audio
Prices have risen in the global dairy auction overnight and are close to their highest since March last year.
Australia's two largest milk processors have cut milk prices for the coming season to no more than $5 per kg.
Australia's marathon election campaign has included claims New Zealand's Fonterra and Australia's major dairy co-op have been exploiting suppliers. Audio
A new fresh milk futures and options contract being launched today by the sharemarket operator, NZX, offers large and small dairy farmers a way to mange milk price volatility. Audio
The New Zealand sharemarket operator, NZX, says strong demand from farmers is behind its plan to launch fresh milk price futures and options contracts, in May or June. Audio
International dairy prices have fallen in the latest auction, with New Zealand analysts pointing the finger at a "huge volume of milk" coming out of Europe.
A survey has found more than one in five small and medium-sized firms are feeling the effects of falling dairy prices.
Fonterra has revised is forecast farmgate price for the 2015-2016 season ... it has dropped from $4.60 to $4.15 a kilogram of milk solids. Audio
Retail banks have cut their milk price forecasts for the current season after another fall in dairy prices.
It's been a bumpy road for dairy commodity prices this year, but they've managed to have one small rise overnight in the last global dairy trade auction for 2015.
Fonterra has cut what it expects to pay dairy farmers to $3.85, a dollar fifty below the cost of production. Audio
National dairy industry body DairyNZ is warning farmers to prepare for further cuts to companies' already low milk price forecasts.
Falling global prices, an oversupply of milk and poor payouts have been taking a toll on the dairy giant.
The price of New Zealand's single biggest export, whole milk powder, has fallen again at auction overnight. Audio
The Labour Party is taking aim at milk processors and retailers accusing them of creaming it while consumers pay more for their milk. Audio
One of New Zealand's biggest lenders to farmers is predicting that most will ride out low milk prices - but only if they pick up soon. Audio
Fonterra has announced its forecast farmgate milk prices for the next 12 months. It is expecting to pay farmers $5.25 a kilogram of milk solids. Audio