Keith Woodford

1 Nov 17, 8:38pm
Woodford and Swinburn offer new evidence that type-1 diabetes is linked to the level of A1 beta-casein in most types of cows milk
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13 Sep 17, 12:00pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: North Island farmers still waiting for spring pasture flush as calving is now well through and focus readjusts to mating
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15 Feb 17, 12:10pm
Keith Woodford says that the search for new agri-food markets always leads back to China and the ASEAN nations, but there are also lots of opportunities elsewhere
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30 Jan 17, 12:55pm
Keith Woodford says truth is the first casualty in water debates
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2 Nov 16, 9:12am
Given New Zealand's Paris climate commitments, Keith Woodford sees no alternative to planting 80,000 ha of extra trees per year. And that won't happen without a change in Government policy
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19 Oct 16, 10:44am
Keith Woodford spends a morning at the Lincoln University Dairy Farm hearing about stocking rates, nitrogen and ryegrass
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5 Oct 16, 8:46am
Keith Woodford says a deeper understanding about what is actually going on in Chinese agriculture is essential for NZ agri-business managers
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29 Sep 16, 1:48pm
Keith Woodford sees volatility being a permanent part of Fonterra's future in most markets, but impovements in the things it can control should reduce the swings
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20 Sep 16, 9:30am
Keith Woodford discusses the challenges of moving from production to consumer-led in agriculture
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13 Sep 16, 2:35pm
Keith Woodford points to the outsized importance of governance failure in the crisis hitting Australia's largest dairy cooperative, compares it to our own rural industry governance issues
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7 Sep 16, 1:02pm
Keith Woodford cautions the high levels of uncertainty around dairy prices. He is still working on a farmgate payout range of anywhere between $4 and $6
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18 Aug 16, 1:38pm
Keith Woodford assesses the case for using PKE as a dairy feed supplement, and the wider use of 'vegetable oil' in our food
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9 Aug 16, 7:42pm
Keith Woodford looks at weather events and the broader need for farm system resilience
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24 Jul 16, 3:44pm
Keith Woodford says that with Silver Fern Farms drowning in financial underperformance, it is time to "get on with it". If OIO approval comes, there will be a wide variety of ownership models as options for farmers
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13 Jul 16, 7:37am
Keith Woodford says that if New Zealand wants to capture an increasing share of the branded dairy markets, it will need to figure out how to make non-seasonal production systems work in our pasture-based environment
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29 Jun 16, 4:19pm
Keith Woodford says shocks can resolve themselves if there is underlying strength. But our underlying position on WMP is no longer a strength and that needs to change fast
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17 Jun 16, 11:53am
Keith Woodford says a lot depends on how Singapore/Hong Kong-owned Goodman Fielder responds to potential changes to their cosy access to Fonterra's milk supply
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13 Jun 16, 1:43pm
Keith Woodford considers what Fonterra needs to think about while they "take a breath", suggests a better voting system, shows dangers of a too-small board
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31 May 16, 1:54pm
Keith Woodford looks at Fonterra's latest payment forecast, separating what is 'hope' from what is 'prediction', and showing how it affects farm gate cash flows
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24 May 16, 5:05am
Keith Woodford says Fonterra's proposal to change its governance structure is stacked, with farmers only getting a take-it-or-leave-it option
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