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10 December 2018 | New Zealand

NZ farmer confidence falls further in quarter

Farmer confidence has slipped further into negative territory.
Rabobank's rural confidence survey fell for the third consecutive quarter, on concerns over Government policy, falling commodity prices, overseas markets/economies and rising input costs.
Sentiment was down among dairy farmers and sheep and beef farmers but rose among horticulturists. More farmers in both sectors were expecting conditions in the agricultural economy to worsen in the coming year than those who were expecting an improvement.

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