Rural Find

Year: 2021

Scales raises full-year earnings forecast after ‘exceptional’ first-half results

Agribusiness Scales Corp has raised its annual profit forecast after what chairman Tim Goodacre called an “exceptional performance” in the first half of the year. The company’s horticulture division, which includes New Zealand’s largest fully integrated apple producer, packer and marketer, increased its underlying profit by 2.9 per cent to $38 million in the six …

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“No second chance”: can New Zealand beat Delta?

Jacinda Ardern has led the global Covid success story, but other countries have failed when faced with the Delta option. When epidemiologist Michael Baker went through the growing list of places exposed to Covid in New Zealand, “my heart just dropped,” he says. There are thousands of genuine and aftermarket John Deere spare parts in …

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CNH swallows Raven

Case New Holland Industrial (CNHI), parent company of the New Holland, Case IH and Steyr brands, has announced a buyout of Raven Industries in the US. The deal is valued at $2.1 billion and the new subsidiary is projected to have annual profits of €400 million by 2025. There are thousands of genuine and aftermarket …

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Cigarettes to the ban

The New Zealand authorities have declared war on tobacco: by 2025, the government hopes to make the country completely smoke-free.To do this, for example, they propose banning cigarette filters – they do not reduce the harm from smoking, but create the illusion of it, thus “reassuring” potential buyers. In addition, tobacco products could be priced …

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