Posts tagged "Heartland Bank"

Bank teams up with young farmers

[11 May/Rural News] Heartland Bank has teamed up with NZ Young Farmers to support young people at the forefront of the rural industry. The agri-food sector was a vital part of New Zealand’s economy and needed young people to fuel it in the future, according to the bank. Head of Rural at Heartland Bank, Chris...

‘Step-change’ innovator award winner

[18 July/ NZ Herald] Hawke’s Bay-based StockX won the Tru-Test Innovation Award at the Beef + Lamb NZ Sheep Industry Awards. StockX is an online service allowing farmers to trade stock directly with other farmers nationally. StockX has over 2000 registered users across New Zealand after 18 months of trading. The company is assisted by...

Heartland Bank warns dairy farm values could fall 40 per cent from peak

[2 June/ NZ Herald] Heartland Bank Chief Executive, Jeff Greenslade said the bank would be paying close attention to the dairy sector as farm values could fall 40 percent from peak to trough if the downturn continued. Mr Greenslade added that the majority of dairy farms could convert to sheep or beef farms if dairy...