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Guy Trafford observes that when New Zealand producers are required to adhere to higher standards the result is not a general improvement in standards, but a free pass to importers to undercut them. Consumers then side with the importers
24th Nov 20, 6:39pm
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Guy Trafford observes that when New Zealand producers are required to adhere to higher standards the result is not a general improvement in standards, but a free pass to importers to undercut them. Consumers then side with the importers
The current onslaught against farming is neither enjoyable to be in or observe. But out of it all perhaps there may be a rosy future
25th Sep 19, 10:41am
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The current onslaught against farming is neither enjoyable to be in or observe. But out of it all perhaps there may be a rosy future
Guy Trafford looks at the debate over wintering systems and wonders if anything farmers do will satisfy some of the critics. And what’s happening with venison?
31st Jul 19, 12:05pm
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Guy Trafford looks at the debate over wintering systems and wonders if anything farmers do will satisfy some of the critics. And what’s happening with venison?
Guy Trafford points out good farmland is increasingly threatened by cities moving inland as climate change sees coastal zones encroached by the ocean
20th Feb 19, 11:05am
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Guy Trafford points out good farmland is increasingly threatened by cities moving inland as climate change sees coastal zones encroached by the ocean
Guy Trafford looks at what the future might hold for Lincoln University, and how consumer perceptions might change feedlot operations
22nd Aug 18, 10:19am
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Guy Trafford looks at what the future might hold for Lincoln University, and how consumer perceptions might change feedlot operations
Keith Woodford says Dutch dairy farms prosper despite modest subsidies, tight regulation, by a focus on science, highly educated farmers and a strong sense of social responsibility
7th Jun 17, 8:51am
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Keith Woodford says Dutch dairy farms prosper despite modest subsidies, tight regulation, by a focus on science, highly educated farmers and a strong sense of social responsibility
Keith Woodford looks ahead to see how dairy farmers will adjust to the regulatory, environmental and economic pressures in their industry and still be able to prosper
27th Jun 15, 5:53pm
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Keith Woodford looks ahead to see how dairy farmers will adjust to the regulatory, environmental and economic pressures in their industry and still be able to prosper
Rick Powdrell says now is the time to support wool. He likes the Cavalier Bremworth campaign, and calls for push-back against PETA
17th Jul 14, 9:45am
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Rick Powdrell says now is the time to support wool. He likes the Cavalier Bremworth campaign, and calls for push-back against PETA
Election 2014 - Party Policies - Animal Welfare
4th Jul 14, 4:55pm
Election 2014 - Party Policies - Animal Welfare
Willy Leferink has some common sense advice for dairy farmers: run your business better than the legal standards and you won't be a target
21st Apr 14, 7:52am
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Willy Leferink has some common sense advice for dairy farmers: run your business better than the legal standards and you won't be a target
Willy Leferink points out that "every $1 in the milk payout we cannot make removes $300 from the pocket of every man, women and child in New Zealand"
11th Mar 14, 5:00pm
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Willy Leferink points out that "every $1 in the milk payout we cannot make removes $300 from the pocket of every man, women and child in New Zealand"
"Instead of throwing rocks at us from the sideline, we need environmentalists, politicians and scientists to work with us for [a] better way" - Willy Leferink
26th Feb 14, 1:32pm
"Instead of throwing rocks at us from the sideline, we need environmentalists, politicians and scientists to work with us for [a] better way" - Willy Leferink
Willy Leferink is frustrated with how New Zealand TV news trivialises animal welfare issues
13th Feb 14, 9:45am
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Willy Leferink is frustrated with how New Zealand TV news trivialises animal welfare issues
The law encourages rewarding offenders with pay-offs rather than prosecution for illegal abuse or neglect, survey finds
30th Sep 13, 10:32am
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The law encourages rewarding offenders with pay-offs rather than prosecution for illegal abuse or neglect, survey finds
Benje Patterson finds that pasture-raised Kiwi cows are highly productive specimens living in a sweet spot
7th May 13, 9:03am
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Benje Patterson finds that pasture-raised Kiwi cows are highly productive specimens living in a sweet spot
Fed Farmers concerned about the biosecurity risk to PRRS from a flood of imported pork. Your view?
20th Mar 13, 2:23pm
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Fed Farmers concerned about the biosecurity risk to PRRS from a flood of imported pork. Your view?
Bruce Wills says he has had better weeks because of two disappointing rural issues. Your view?
8th Sep 12, 11:47am
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Bruce Wills says he has had better weeks because of two disappointing rural issues. Your view?
Tesco's demands non-mulesed meat
13th Jul 11, 1:22pm
Tesco's demands non-mulesed meat
18th Oct 10, 3:18pm
Vets could be more proactive
MAF to investigate complaints of bullying
25th Jun 10, 3:10pm
MAF to investigate complaints of bullying
New code of welfare for commercial animal slaughter
28th May 10, 1:08pm
New code of welfare for commercial animal slaughter
Agent fined for starving stock
22nd Apr 10, 1:32pm
Agent fined for starving stock
Grazier faces legal action over poorly fed stock
21st Apr 10, 4:51pm
Grazier faces legal action over poorly fed stock
Rural roundup: Fertiliser; animal welfare; debt pressures
25th Feb 10, 7:50am
Rural roundup: Fertiliser; animal welfare; debt pressures
Big problems with big dairy herds? Tell us what you've heard or seen
19th Jun 09, 5:06pm
Big problems with big dairy herds? Tell us what you've heard or seen