John McCarthy

25th Aug 15, 2:15pm
The Sheep, Deer and Cattle Report: Sheep and beef farmers look how to fill the gap from dairy support downturn
The Sheep, Deer and Cattle Report: Sheep and beef farmers look how to fill the gap from dairy support downturn
25th Aug 15, 2:15pm
15th Apr 15, 12:01pm
Allan Barber sees little sign of enthusiasm among the meat processors for taking up MIE report recommendations
Allan Barber sees little sign of enthusiasm among the meat processors for taking up MIE report recommendations
15th Apr 15, 12:01pm
18th Mar 15, 12:02pm
Allan Barber reviews the major MIE report which contains some serious options for revitalising the red meat sector, but wonders whether it will lead to change
Allan Barber reviews the major MIE report which contains some serious options for revitalising the red meat sector, but wonders whether it will lead to change
18th Mar 15, 12:02pm
20th Feb 15, 1:47pm
Allan Barber takes on John McCarthy again ... arguing that seasons and market conditions make a much bigger contribution to price variability than ownership structures
Allan Barber takes on John McCarthy again ... arguing that seasons and market conditions make a much bigger contribution to price variability than ownership structures
20th Feb 15, 1:47pm
6th Dec 14, 8:03am
Allan Barber reports on the reaction to the 'moratorium proposal' among the leaders of the key players affected
Allan Barber reports on the reaction to the 'moratorium proposal' among the leaders of the key players affected
6th Dec 14, 8:03am
6th Oct 14, 4:52pm
Allan Barber is hopeful, sceptical, and suspicious of the latest MIE group's survey and its prospects for adoption. Bridge, water, more
Allan Barber is hopeful, sceptical, and suspicious of the latest MIE group's survey and its prospects for adoption. Bridge, water, more
6th Oct 14, 4:52pm
19th Sep 14, 2:34pm
Allan Barber describes where MIE are at trying to improve 'a bad system', but suspects what we have is 'the best there is'
Allan Barber describes where MIE are at trying to improve 'a bad system', but suspects what we have is 'the best there is'
19th Sep 14, 2:34pm
6th Aug 14, 11:45am
Allan Barber reports on the recent Red Meat Sector Conference, highlighting the key sessions and speakers
Allan Barber reports on the recent Red Meat Sector Conference, highlighting the key sessions and speakers
6th Aug 14, 11:45am
25th Jul 14, 11:11am
Allan Barber finds some strong green shoots in the sheep and beef farming sector; half-full or half-empty?
Allan Barber finds some strong green shoots in the sheep and beef farming sector; half-full or half-empty?
25th Jul 14, 11:11am
23rd Jul 14, 11:53am
Allan Barber says only the Government has the power to bring urgently needed change to a now disillusioned red meat industry that has been trying on its own for 30 years
Allan Barber says only the Government has the power to bring urgently needed change to a now disillusioned red meat industry that has been trying on its own for 30 years
23rd Jul 14, 11:53am
14th Apr 14, 4:14pm
Allan Barber looks at two B+LNZ remits and sees them accentuating farmer divisions which undermines the case for Govt restructuring help
Allan Barber looks at two B+LNZ remits and sees them accentuating farmer divisions which undermines the case for Govt restructuring help
14th Apr 14, 4:14pm
12th Apr 14, 6:05pm
Allan Barber sets out the challenges farmers have to unite under a common banner, the only way he sees of achieving any meaningful improvement in the red meat sector
Allan Barber sets out the challenges farmers have to unite under a common banner, the only way he sees of achieving any meaningful improvement in the red meat sector
12th Apr 14, 6:05pm
5th Mar 14, 12:14pm
Allan Barber says MIE should stop trying to get financial support to achieve the impossible; rather it should set realistic goals
Allan Barber says MIE should stop trying to get financial support to achieve the impossible; rather it should set realistic goals
5th Mar 14, 12:14pm
27th Nov 13, 8:07am
Allan Barber examines the MIE tactic of trying to get its key people on to Alliance and SFF boards
Allan Barber examines the MIE tactic of trying to get its key people on to Alliance and SFF boards
27th Nov 13, 8:07am
30th Oct 13, 11:51am
Allan Barber sees an industry trapped in its individual histories and unable to find the will to change given current incentives
Allan Barber sees an industry trapped in its individual histories and unable to find the will to change given current incentives
30th Oct 13, 11:51am
7th May 13, 2:16pm
by Guest
The next two meetings seeking farmer buy-in for major red meat industry change scheduled
The next two meetings seeking farmer buy-in for major red meat industry change scheduled
7th May 13, 2:16pm
16th Apr 13, 9:20am
Allan Barber sees a growing difference of opinion on the best strategy to get the red meat industry restructured
Allan Barber sees a growing difference of opinion on the best strategy to get the red meat industry restructured
16th Apr 13, 9:20am