Episode 100

3/4/2017

Episode 100

Several vital areas need to be attended too; GST, Stock counts, fertiliser usage and dividends. Plus Kerry Adams from DAA says, planning for next financial year is just as important.Say if you can’t pay your end of year tax. If farmers are having trouble finding money to pay terminal and provisional tax, talk to your accountant or IRD.Smart start becoming popular.Parents opening savings accounts for newly born children need to know they need an IRD number.SIFD Kirwee about to hit the green button.After two years of planning and hard work, the committee of 30 young business people are about to launch the extravaganza with the weather promising to behave.Media has it wrong about Canterbury Rivers.A current affairs TV programme has literally stirred up a totally wrong image of the Selwyn River.Rain just a start and far from enough.The recent rain is helping but underground water reserves need much more to fill for next season.Cereal Crops have had a bumper year, but now face a glut.Dry land farmers are reporting 16 tonnes a hectare but they are now facing trying to sell the grain on an over loaded market so despite high volumes, returns may be very low.New Zealand Young farmers welcome a woman into the national finals.For the first time ever, a woman has made it into the national final for the Young Farmer of the Year, showing that the contest is now moved well, away from brawn and is now really based on the business side of agriculture.Growth in Young Farmers numbers bodes well for the industry.Numbers joining the New Zealand Young farmers is growing faster than ever as Farming becomes “sexy” as an industry.Where New Zealand is heading.As we head towards the election, John Walley talks about what party is doing what, what the issues will be and how it will affect farming..How the international scene is panning out.North Korea is a flash point, Dutch and French throw out anti- foreigner trend, how Donald Trump is performing and world trade come under John Walley’s spotlight.Cash Rate to stay the same .The Official Cash Rate is likely to stay where it is for at least 18 months.

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