Dairying

16th Jun 19, 9:14am
Guy Trafford takes a look at some of the water issues surrounding Canterbury particularly the Selwyn District and believes there is a brighter future ahead - eventually
Guy Trafford takes a look at some of the water issues surrounding Canterbury particularly the Selwyn District and believes there is a brighter future ahead - eventually
16th Jun 19, 9:14am
9th May 19, 3:52pm
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
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
30th Jul 17, 10:33am
Keith Woodford argues restating the dairy messages of yesteryear is not the only path to dairy salvation & an open mind is needed on ‘pasture-plus’ opportunities
Keith Woodford argues restating the dairy messages of yesteryear is not the only path to dairy salvation & an open mind is needed on ‘pasture-plus’ opportunities
30th Jul 17, 10:33am
17th Jul 17, 8:09am
Keith Woodford says the evidence in support of grass-fed milk is complex and liable to great distortion
Keith Woodford says the evidence in support of grass-fed milk is complex and liable to great distortion
17th Jul 17, 8:09am
5th Jul 17, 11:05am
Keith Woodford explores the changing markets for whole milk powder and the associated conundrum that New Zealand faces
Keith Woodford explores the changing markets for whole milk powder and the associated conundrum that New Zealand faces
5th Jul 17, 11:05am
23rd Jun 17, 8:44am
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Fonterra's Jeremy Hill points out that if the world's dairy producers were as emissions-efficient as New Zealand, the global carbon footprint from dairy would be more than halved
Fonterra's Jeremy Hill points out that if the world's dairy producers were as emissions-efficient as New Zealand, the global carbon footprint from dairy would be more than halved
23rd Jun 17, 8:44am
20th Jun 17, 8:52am
Keith Woodford sees a changing future for dairy farmers with the rise of A2 milk, demands for non-seasonal production, and an urgent need for a social license from the wider community
Keith Woodford sees a changing future for dairy farmers with the rise of A2 milk, demands for non-seasonal production, and an urgent need for a social license from the wider community
20th Jun 17, 8:52am
7th Jun 17, 8:51am
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 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
13th 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
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
13th Sep 16, 2:35pm
7th 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
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
7th Sep 16, 1:02pm
18th 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
Keith Woodford assesses the case for using PKE as a dairy feed supplement, and the wider use of 'vegetable oil' in our food
18th Aug 16, 1:38pm
7th Jun 16, 5:03pm
Treasury warning Govt that surge in temporary work visa arrivals and working foreign students lowering skill levels of migrants and pressuring productivity and wages; Peters calls for sharp cuts in migration; Little eyes changes; Key denies issue
Treasury warning Govt that surge in temporary work visa arrivals and working foreign students lowering skill levels of migrants and pressuring productivity and wages; Peters calls for sharp cuts in migration; Little eyes changes; Key denies issue
7th Jun 16, 5:03pm
29th Mar 16, 6:57pm
Treasury, MBIE warn Government that big influx of students and holiday-makers on work visas in low productivity jobs is reducing skill levels of migration programme; warns some employers taking easy, cheap option of migrants vs locals
Treasury, MBIE warn Government that big influx of students and holiday-makers on work visas in low productivity jobs is reducing skill levels of migration programme; warns some employers taking easy, cheap option of migrants vs locals
29th Mar 16, 6:57pm
23rd Mar 16, 1:48pm
Fonterra CEO sees 5.5%/yr compound demand growth in global dairy markets by 2020; says European suppliers can't respond to that as limited by environment and herd size; Chairman says cash loan was unique to 2015/6; no plans to do it again
Fonterra CEO sees 5.5%/yr compound demand growth in global dairy markets by 2020; says European suppliers can't respond to that as limited by environment and herd size; Chairman says cash loan was unique to 2015/6; no plans to do it again
23rd Mar 16, 1:48pm
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16th Mar 16, 2:01pm
Citing stress test results, RBNZ says banks could post losses of up to 8% on dairy loans, which now are more than NZ$38 bln; says losses can be absorbed from profit rather than capital
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Citing stress test results, RBNZ says banks could post losses of up to 8% on dairy loans, which now are more than NZ$38 bln; says losses can be absorbed from profit rather than capital
16th Mar 16, 2:01pm
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15th Mar 16, 2:28pm
English, Guy see public and competitive pressure eventually forcing banks to pass on OCR cut to dairy farmers; Labour says regulation should be an option if banks don't pass on cuts; says time to pass on cuts, not further profits
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English, Guy see public and competitive pressure eventually forcing banks to pass on OCR cut to dairy farmers; Labour says regulation should be an option if banks don't pass on cuts; says time to pass on cuts, not further profits
15th Mar 16, 2:28pm
14th Mar 16, 1:26pm
English says possible bank losses on dairy debt not a threat to financial stability; says Government won't bail out dairy farmers; says competition best way to sort out banks not passing on OCR cuts; Little says 'stiff-arm' the banks on dairy debt
English says possible bank losses on dairy debt not a threat to financial stability; says Government won't bail out dairy farmers; says competition best way to sort out banks not passing on OCR cuts; Little says 'stiff-arm' the banks on dairy debt
14th Mar 16, 1:26pm
9th Mar 16, 4:27pm
Labour attacks Fonterra and CEO Theo Spierings in Parliament; calls on Key to denounce CEO; Key distances Govt from Spierings; reassures again on 'medium term outlook' for dairy; English says farmers shouldn't wait for price rebound
Labour attacks Fonterra and CEO Theo Spierings in Parliament; calls on Key to denounce CEO; Key distances Govt from Spierings; reassures again on 'medium term outlook' for dairy; English says farmers shouldn't wait for price rebound
9th Mar 16, 4:27pm
8th Mar 16, 3:59pm
PM says European dairy production surge in 2015 a one-off; banks tell him they're being cautious; but a few very indebted farmers will go under; Govt not taking action on Fonterra's tougher payment terms for suppliers
PM says European dairy production surge in 2015 a one-off; banks tell him they're being cautious; but a few very indebted farmers will go under; Govt not taking action on Fonterra's tougher payment terms for suppliers
8th Mar 16, 3:59pm
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7th Mar 16, 11:10am
State-owned farmer to sharply reduce scale of forestry-to-dairy conversions at Wairakei Estates; cites financial and environmental reasons
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State-owned farmer to sharply reduce scale of forestry-to-dairy conversions at Wairakei Estates; cites financial and environmental reasons
7th Mar 16, 11:10am

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