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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
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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
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
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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'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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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'
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
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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
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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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
TOP's Geoff Simmons channels Peter Fraser, and joins the dots between a co-operative under existential pressure and the environment. Are we now thinking about a dairy industry without Fonterra as we know it?
7th Jul 19, 12:15pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons channels Peter Fraser, and joins the dots between a co-operative under existential pressure and the environment. Are we now thinking about a dairy industry without Fonterra as we know it?
Guy Trafford looks at the recent prosecution of Evergreen Life for its adulteration of manuka honey and also looks at other examples which are going unchallenged
3rd Jul 19, 3:37pm
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Guy Trafford looks at the recent prosecution of Evergreen Life for its adulteration of manuka honey and also looks at other examples which are going unchallenged
Lenders to be required to mediate with indebted farmers who default on payments before taking enforcement action under proposed law thought-up by NZ First and taken-up by the Government
17th Jun 19, 5:23pm
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Lenders to be required to mediate with indebted farmers who default on payments before taking enforcement action under proposed law thought-up by NZ First and taken-up by the Government
Hawke's Bay irrigation back on the table courtesy of the Provincial Growth Fund. The Costco impact. New regulation may kill live animal exports
13th Jun 19, 8:28am
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Hawke's Bay irrigation back on the table courtesy of the Provincial Growth Fund. The Costco impact. New regulation may kill live animal exports
A legal degree may become a necessary skill for farmers as feel-good politicians and inadequate MPI officials move to implement their zero carbon goals, targets farmers would otherwise welcome
9th May 19, 3:52pm
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A legal degree may become a necessary skill for farmers as feel-good politicians and inadequate MPI officials move to implement their zero carbon goals, targets farmers would otherwise welcome
While Wellington policy makers continue to confuse and unsettle farmers on a number of fronts, a regional group takes another tilt at providing some key leadership
2nd May 19, 4:31pm
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While Wellington policy makers continue to confuse and unsettle farmers on a number of fronts, a regional group takes another tilt at providing some key leadership
Keith Woodford explains how MPI continues to withhold key information about the Mycoplasma bovis eradication program
4th Mar 19, 8:34am
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Keith Woodford explains how MPI continues to withhold key information about the Mycoplasma bovis eradication program
Keith Woodford describes how anger is mounting again amongst Mycoplasma bovis farmers and how some are in dire trouble. The official information flow lacks transparency as to what is really happening
18th Feb 19, 8:38am
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Keith Woodford describes how anger is mounting again amongst Mycoplasma bovis farmers and how some are in dire trouble. The official information flow lacks transparency as to what is really happening
Guy Trafford rounds up the week's dairy issues on the value of irrigation as a climate adaption, black beetles, sheep dairying, & more
3rd Feb 19, 8:29am
Guy Trafford rounds up the week's dairy issues on the value of irrigation as a climate adaption, black beetles, sheep dairying, & more
Keith Woodford explains why the Mycoplasma battle is far from over; at best it is the end of the beginning
8th Jan 19, 9:31am
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Keith Woodford explains why the Mycoplasma battle is far from over; at best it is the end of the beginning
Guy Trafford reviews the latest auction and milk payout changes, Westland's restructure update, M bovis eradication costs
6th Dec 18, 10:14am
Guy Trafford reviews the latest auction and milk payout changes, Westland's restructure update, M bovis eradication costs
Online dairy sales gets some exposure from China and a glimpse of the value opportunities compared with the volume strategies of the past. MPI stubs its toe over MPB again
16th Nov 18, 9:19am
Online dairy sales gets some exposure from China and a glimpse of the value opportunities compared with the volume strategies of the past. MPI stubs its toe over MPB again
Keith Woodford describes how MPI continues to depict the Mycoplasma bovis story in support of their preferred narrative
15th Nov 18, 10:18am
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Keith Woodford describes how MPI continues to depict the Mycoplasma bovis story in support of their preferred narrative
Guy Trafford reviews the latest dairy price signals and updates the mycoplasma bovis situation
18th Oct 18, 8:43am
Guy Trafford reviews the latest dairy price signals and updates the mycoplasma bovis situation
Keith Woodford discusses Mycoplasma bovis compensation and the uncertainties of eradication as MPI manages the information flow
15th Oct 18, 10:37am
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Keith Woodford discusses Mycoplasma bovis compensation and the uncertainties of eradication as MPI manages the information flow
Guy Trafford reviews and updates a series of changes affecting the dairy industry and how they will impact those affected
10th Oct 18, 10:11am
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Guy Trafford reviews and updates a series of changes affecting the dairy industry and how they will impact those affected
Keith Woodford explains why MPI needs to bring a science-based culture to the fore
5th Sep 18, 6:23pm
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Keith Woodford explains why MPI needs to bring a science-based culture to the fore