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1st Jul 20, 11:48am
Guy Trafford explores the issues when a consumer food fad gets out of control. What liabilities do manufacturers assume when consumers act irresponsibly? especially when they are in another country
Guy Trafford explores the issues when a consumer food fad gets out of control. What liabilities do manufacturers assume when consumers act irresponsibly? especially when they are in another country
1st Jul 20, 11:48am
25th Jun 20, 9:24am
Guy Trafford reports that new rains will start the cycle of recovery, but some may find it harder than others. And finally, officials start to face the consequences of excessive tax-farming with forests
Guy Trafford reports that new rains will start the cycle of recovery, but some may find it harder than others. And finally, officials start to face the consequences of excessive tax-farming with forests
25th Jun 20, 9:24am
25th May 20, 4:35pm
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Farmers and forest owners bristle at politicians screwing the scrum so that forest owners subsidise the domestic wood processing industry, potentially resulting in trade retaliation from export markets
Farmers and forest owners bristle at politicians screwing the scrum so that forest owners subsidise the domestic wood processing industry, potentially resulting in trade retaliation from export markets
25th May 20, 4:35pm
15th May 20, 10:52am
Guy Trafford reviews the Budget 2020 outcomes for the rural economy, comparing what was delivered to the expectations of the main rural lobby group
Guy Trafford reviews the Budget 2020 outcomes for the rural economy, comparing what was delivered to the expectations of the main rural lobby group
15th May 20, 10:52am
13th May 20, 9:48am
What will farmers find when we move out of lockdown? Guy Trafford reviews the moving landscape for saleyards, prices and markets. And the Courts insulate the Government from any duty of care to its citizens
What will farmers find when we move out of lockdown? Guy Trafford reviews the moving landscape for saleyards, prices and markets. And the Courts insulate the Government from any duty of care to its citizens
13th May 20, 9:48am
8th May 20, 10:06am
Guy Trafford says that although farmers tolerated plenty of roughshod Government decisions in Lockdown, MPI needs to be ready to do a much better job if there is a next time
Guy Trafford says that although farmers tolerated plenty of roughshod Government decisions in Lockdown, MPI needs to be ready to do a much better job if there is a next time
8th May 20, 10:06am
6th May 20, 10:30am
There seems to be reasons to be optimistic about where agriculture is heading, says Guy Trafford. Except for a tone-deaf MPI. The next focus will be the election campaigns
There seems to be reasons to be optimistic about where agriculture is heading, says Guy Trafford. Except for a tone-deaf MPI. The next focus will be the election campaigns
6th May 20, 10:30am
9th Apr 20, 12:28pm
New Zealand’s Mycoplasma bovis eradication campaign has now been running for almost three years, with no decline in the number of farms newly detected as being infected. Can the disease be stamped out?
New Zealand’s Mycoplasma bovis eradication campaign has now been running for almost three years, with no decline in the number of farms newly detected as being infected. Can the disease be stamped out?
9th Apr 20, 12:28pm
19th Dec 19, 4:32pm
Guy Trafford sees the dairy industry ending the year in better shape and with a more positive outlook. The challenges haven't vanished, but dealing with them from a position of strength makes them easier to face
Guy Trafford sees the dairy industry ending the year in better shape and with a more positive outlook. The challenges haven't vanished, but dealing with them from a position of strength makes them easier to face
19th Dec 19, 4:32pm
11th Dec 19, 12:09pm
Federated Farmers says passing of Farm Debt Mediation Bill should help facilitate better conversations between farmers and their banks and where necessary a more structured way to address problems
Federated Farmers says passing of Farm Debt Mediation Bill should help facilitate better conversations between farmers and their banks and where necessary a more structured way to address problems
11th Dec 19, 12:09pm
27th Nov 19, 11:54am
Guy Trafford wonders whether the SMP price will top WMP at some point; it has done in the past. And he reviews the Report into winter grazing practices
Guy Trafford wonders whether the SMP price will top WMP at some point; it has done in the past. And he reviews the Report into winter grazing practices
27th Nov 19, 11:54am
8th Nov 19, 10:01am
Guy Trafford reviews the latest dairy auction, assess the summer rainfall prospects, and worries about MPI's cavalier attitude to the risks from African Swine Fever
Guy Trafford reviews the latest dairy auction, assess the summer rainfall prospects, and worries about MPI's cavalier attitude to the risks from African Swine Fever
8th Nov 19, 10:01am
30th Oct 19, 4:23pm
Keith Woodford casts an eye over the latest Mycoplasma bovis report and finds no one is any closer to the specifics of identifying how the disease got to New Zealand
Keith Woodford casts an eye over the latest Mycoplasma bovis report and finds no one is any closer to the specifics of identifying how the disease got to New Zealand
30th Oct 19, 4:23pm
9th Oct 19, 5:29pm
Guy Trafford is trying to avoid an unbalanced battle with MPI over auditing costs. And he takes a look at the honey battle looming between New Zealand and Australia
Guy Trafford is trying to avoid an unbalanced battle with MPI over auditing costs. And he takes a look at the honey battle looming between New Zealand and Australia
9th Oct 19, 5:29pm
18th Sep 19, 9:42am
Guy Trafford's review of both the MPI's rural outlook and NIWA's climate predictions finds a rosy future in production and markets as we head into summer - so long as China keeps buying
Guy Trafford's review of both the MPI's rural outlook and NIWA's climate predictions finds a rosy future in production and markets as we head into summer - so long as China keeps buying
18th Sep 19, 9:42am
13th Sep 19, 12:12pm
DairyNZ tackles MPI over its control of data in the NAIT review. Little good news coming out about Fonterra. But a challenge to supermarkets in Christchurch
DairyNZ tackles MPI over its control of data in the NAIT review. Little good news coming out about Fonterra. But a challenge to supermarkets in Christchurch
13th Sep 19, 12:12pm
13th Sep 19, 8:45am
Guy Trafford reviews the latest Fresh Water Action plan from the perspective of farmers and concludes many will not be too adversely affected, and those that are, probably need to do a rethink of their systems
Guy Trafford reviews the latest Fresh Water Action plan from the perspective of farmers and concludes many will not be too adversely affected, and those that are, probably need to do a rethink of their systems
13th Sep 19, 8:45am
23rd Aug 19, 9:21am
Farmers want Farm Debt Mediation Bill tweaked to require lenders to offer mediation as soon as they impose an 'unachievable condition'; Banks say this is an overkill but it's fair for mediation to be offered before they take 'enforcement action'
Farmers want Farm Debt Mediation Bill tweaked to require lenders to offer mediation as soon as they impose an 'unachievable condition'; Banks say this is an overkill but it's fair for mediation to be offered before they take 'enforcement action'
23rd Aug 19, 9:21am
31st Jul 19, 3:54pm
Auckland Council report suggests 66% of the city's future urban zoned land is on elite or prime soils as the government works on a national policy statement for highly productive land
Auckland Council report suggests 66% of the city's future urban zoned land is on elite or prime soils as the government works on a national policy statement for highly productive land
31st Jul 19, 3:54pm
9th Jul 19, 9:01am
With confirmed infected properties doubling in the last six months and MPI apologising for unacceptable delays in tracing, the big question is whether eradication is still feasible
With confirmed infected properties doubling in the last six months and MPI apologising for unacceptable delays in tracing, the big question is whether eradication is still feasible
9th Jul 19, 9:01am

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