Volatility in dairy presents tax opportunity

With the release of the 2017 National Standard Cost (NSC) values for livestock, advisory firm Crowe Horwath says ongoing volatility in the dairy cattle market presents both opportunity and risk in the tax structures for New Zealand’s farmers. Tony Marshall, tax advisory partner in the company’s Dunedin office, also says the gap between the two … Continue reading “Volatility in dairy presents tax opportunity”

Get more return on your investment with increased weaning weights

With continued poor returns from sheep and beef farming it is all too easy to blame the markets or the weather for this continuing trend. I have seen the odd farmer attempt to influence the weather by doing a rain dance in the hope of breaking a prolonged spell of dry weather, without success I … Continue reading “Get more return on your investment with increased weaning weights”