red meat sector

26th Nov 15, 8:46am
The South Island co-ops are turning an industry of ugly ducklings into one on a sound efficient footing. Offer farmers better sustainable choices says Allan Barber
The South Island co-ops are turning an industry of ugly ducklings into one on a sound efficient footing. Offer farmers better sustainable choices says Allan Barber
26th Nov 15, 8:46am
11th Nov 15, 11:35am
Allan Barber says the latest SFF results are a watershed and shows that the business is back 'under control'; and without debt, farmer shareholders may get better returns with 50% ownership than 100%
Allan Barber says the latest SFF results are a watershed and shows that the business is back 'under control'; and without debt, farmer shareholders may get better returns with 50% ownership than 100%
11th Nov 15, 11:35am
28th Oct 15, 2:41pm
Allan Barber again defends the Silver Fern Farms-Shanghai Maling deal, saying perennial expectation SFF was a year away from disaster was bad for the whole industry
Allan Barber again defends the Silver Fern Farms-Shanghai Maling deal, saying perennial expectation SFF was a year away from disaster was bad for the whole industry
28th Oct 15, 2:41pm
15th Oct 15, 5:05am
Allan Barber says the Independent report and road show fail to satisfy all Silver Fern shareholders
Allan Barber says the Independent report and road show fail to satisfy all Silver Fern shareholders
15th Oct 15, 5:05am
1st Oct 15, 8:27am
Allan Barber sees a stronger SFF stimulating the whole meat industry to focus on value added production destined for higher paying markets, which will necessitate paying suppliers for performance
Allan Barber sees a stronger SFF stimulating the whole meat industry to focus on value added production destined for higher paying markets, which will necessitate paying suppliers for performance
1st Oct 15, 8:27am
30th Sep 15, 2:10pm
Allan Barber says Shanghai Maling is no Trojan horse and is probably much a better owner than the Vesteys and Borthwicks of the past. And farmers will still hold "a powerful weapon"
Allan Barber says Shanghai Maling is no Trojan horse and is probably much a better owner than the Vesteys and Borthwicks of the past. And farmers will still hold "a powerful weapon"
30th Sep 15, 2:10pm
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16th Sep 15, 9:11am
Shock waves from Silver Fern Farms will now pulsate through the meat industry says Keith Woodford. The key question is how farmers will respond
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Shock waves from Silver Fern Farms will now pulsate through the meat industry says Keith Woodford. The key question is how farmers will respond
16th Sep 15, 9:11am
15th Sep 15, 4:43pm
Allan Barber points out Shanghai Maling is both replacing the short-term banks, plus investing heavily long-term, both without full control or exclusivity. So what's the downside?
Allan Barber points out Shanghai Maling is both replacing the short-term banks, plus investing heavily long-term, both without full control or exclusivity. So what's the downside?
15th Sep 15, 4:43pm
20th Aug 15, 9:17am
Keith Cooper points out that farmers only want cost savings, are reluctant investors in brand building to create value. He says MIE should notice Fonterra's missteps
Keith Cooper points out that farmers only want cost savings, are reluctant investors in brand building to create value. He says MIE should notice Fonterra's missteps
20th Aug 15, 9:17am
6th Aug 15, 10:21am
Keith Cooper is dismayed at the poor understanding of how tariff reduction works. He is also a red meat farmer who is concerned about the TPPA focus on dairy
Keith Cooper is dismayed at the poor understanding of how tariff reduction works. He is also a red meat farmer who is concerned about the TPPA focus on dairy
6th Aug 15, 10:21am
9th Jul 15, 3:58pm
Keith Cooper thinks what farmers say they want, and what they do when they make on farm decisions, conflict. That makes for an unstable prospect for co-op amalgamation
Keith Cooper thinks what farmers say they want, and what they do when they make on farm decisions, conflict. That makes for an unstable prospect for co-op amalgamation
9th Jul 15, 3:58pm
4th Jul 15, 10:08am
Allan Barber reviews the high hopes, the reasons for failure, and wonders where to now
Allan Barber reviews the high hopes, the reasons for failure, and wonders where to now
4th Jul 15, 10:08am
3rd Jul 15, 6:54am
Allan Barber reviews the capacity and financial situation at Silver Fern Farms, concluding 'there is no alternative' to outside capital
Allan Barber reviews the capacity and financial situation at Silver Fern Farms, concluding 'there is no alternative' to outside capital
3rd Jul 15, 6:54am
23rd Jun 15, 4:53pm
Keith Cooper assesses the meat industry's marketing strategies, and explains why volumes shipped to China have changed so suddenly
Keith Cooper assesses the meat industry's marketing strategies, and explains why volumes shipped to China have changed so suddenly
23rd Jun 15, 4:53pm
19th Jun 15, 5:18pm
Allan Barber wonders if the Government has learned its lesson over the 'farcical' Gulf States Agrihub venture
Allan Barber wonders if the Government has learned its lesson over the 'farcical' Gulf States Agrihub venture
19th Jun 15, 5:18pm
13th Jun 15, 10:37am
Easy to say, hard to do: add value to our agricultural output. How do we build our 'powerhouses' with the 7 key attributes in their DNA
Easy to say, hard to do: add value to our agricultural output. How do we build our 'powerhouses' with the 7 key attributes in their DNA
13th Jun 15, 10:37am
30th May 15, 9:38am
Allan Barber takes a brief look back at how meat schedules were set in the time taxpayers underpinned farmer incomes
Allan Barber takes a brief look back at how meat schedules were set in the time taxpayers underpinned farmer incomes
30th May 15, 9:38am
27th May 15, 10:42am
Allan Barber reviews the strategic and operational choices facing the Alliance Group, with its new industry-outsider CEO, David Surveyor
Allan Barber reviews the strategic and operational choices facing the Alliance Group, with its new industry-outsider CEO, David Surveyor
27th May 15, 10:42am
15th May 15, 1:50pm
Allan Barber warns of the risks in the way MPI is setting its priorities and says it risks loss of focus on food safety and biosecurity
Allan Barber warns of the risks in the way MPI is setting its priorities and says it risks loss of focus on food safety and biosecurity
15th May 15, 1:50pm
3rd May 15, 5:50pm
Allan Barber says alternate land use options are limited when all have restrained profitability at the same time. He reviews the outlook
Allan Barber says alternate land use options are limited when all have restrained profitability at the same time. He reviews the outlook
3rd May 15, 5:50pm

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