Finance: The NZ dollar slipped again and is now below the 59-cent mark against the US $. Brent Crude is again over the $US93 per barrel and with a weakening dollar our fuel prices will increase!!
Wool: Wool prices are still in the doldrums. There must be a better way.
Beef, Sheep & Venison schedules: The sheep and beef schedules are steady to easier for the coming week with only minor intercompany changes. Venison schedules are steady.
Dairy Prices: The g/DT lifted for a 4th auction in a row. The 4.3% lift saw WMP go over the $US3,000/tonne again. WMP +4.2%, SMP + 4.3%. There was a large volume sold and all commodities lifted in price. The low dollar is reflected in higher prices in NZ$’s.'
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