Sheep

19th Sep 18, 9:41am
Europeans try to target livestock farming in the name of climate change, but are conflicted with heavy subsidies for their farmers. Depending on how they act, New Zealand could be a winner. Demand keeps local prices high
Europeans try to target livestock farming in the name of climate change, but are conflicted with heavy subsidies for their farmers. Depending on how they act, New Zealand could be a winner. Demand keeps local prices high
19th Sep 18, 9:41am
5th Sep 18, 8:44am
The necessary detail of what the targets will be for agriculture GHG reductions are getting proper attention finally. Market price signals generally positive
The necessary detail of what the targets will be for agriculture GHG reductions are getting proper attention finally. Market price signals generally positive
5th Sep 18, 8:44am
15th Aug 18, 8:51am
A few farmers who game rural regulations on intensive practices to protect water quality are undermining the progress of best-practice farming, says Guy Trafford who supports clearer rules and stiffer protections
A few farmers who game rural regulations on intensive practices to protect water quality are undermining the progress of best-practice farming, says Guy Trafford who supports clearer rules and stiffer protections
15th Aug 18, 8:51am
7th Aug 18, 11:34am
Irrigation is essential if we are to build practical resilience to climate change and prevent parched lands and roaming wildfires, says Guy Trafford
Irrigation is essential if we are to build practical resilience to climate change and prevent parched lands and roaming wildfires, says Guy Trafford
7th Aug 18, 11:34am
2nd Aug 18, 12:31pm
While there may be bumps in the road at present, MFAT's key negotiator sees bright prospects for our primary products and the story they can tell. Non-tariff barriers are the greater threat, he says
While there may be bumps in the road at present, MFAT's key negotiator sees bright prospects for our primary products and the story they can tell. Non-tariff barriers are the greater threat, he says
2nd Aug 18, 12:31pm
31st Jul 18, 4:23pm
The intricacies of the Brexit separation catches NZ lamb in the crossfire. Wool's struggles get a further tech challenge. Mt White sale exposes fish hooks
The intricacies of the Brexit separation catches NZ lamb in the crossfire. Wool's struggles get a further tech challenge. Mt White sale exposes fish hooks
31st Jul 18, 4:23pm
25th Jul 18, 9:04am
With supermarket groups reacting to fickle ginger group pressure, consumer options become inconsistent in the supermarket aisles, and local farmers lose out to lower standard imports
With supermarket groups reacting to fickle ginger group pressure, consumer options become inconsistent in the supermarket aisles, and local farmers lose out to lower standard imports
25th Jul 18, 9:04am
11th Jul 18, 10:34am
Guy Trafford interprets the messages flowing from Air New Zealand's decision to promote meat-free options on selected long-haul international flights. Meanwhile venison pricing breaks new ground
Guy Trafford interprets the messages flowing from Air New Zealand's decision to promote meat-free options on selected long-haul international flights. Meanwhile venison pricing breaks new ground
11th Jul 18, 10:34am
5th Jul 18, 2:08pm
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While this long-running Rabobank survey found lower confidence among farmers, a record high number assess their business as either 'viable' or 'easily viable'
While this long-running Rabobank survey found lower confidence among farmers, a record high number assess their business as either 'viable' or 'easily viable'
5th Jul 18, 2:08pm
3rd Jul 18, 8:58am
High Court ruling on PSA may have stinging repercussions for MPI on mycoplasma bovis claims. Shows biosecurity risks need to be taken more seriously by Government
High Court ruling on PSA may have stinging repercussions for MPI on mycoplasma bovis claims. Shows biosecurity risks need to be taken more seriously by Government
3rd Jul 18, 8:58am
27th Jun 18, 8:50am
Savvy buying by finishing farmers has paid off handsomely with lamb returns now competitive with venison which is also having a golden run. But longer term, there is still the climate change threat
Savvy buying by finishing farmers has paid off handsomely with lamb returns now competitive with venison which is also having a golden run. But longer term, there is still the climate change threat
27th Jun 18, 8:50am
24th Jun 18, 10:44pm
Keith Woodford shows that the more you know about the Mycoplasma species, the more complex the management issues become for eradicating Mycoplasma bovis
Keith Woodford shows that the more you know about the Mycoplasma species, the more complex the management issues become for eradicating Mycoplasma bovis
24th Jun 18, 10:44pm
20th Jun 18, 10:21am
For sheep & beef farmers, the tradeoffs needed to meet tighter GHG regulation are becoming clearer. If methane is out of the basic equation, less than 10% planted in trees could mop up all liable emissions
For sheep & beef farmers, the tradeoffs needed to meet tighter GHG regulation are becoming clearer. If methane is out of the basic equation, less than 10% planted in trees could mop up all liable emissions
20th Jun 18, 10:21am
13th Jun 18, 8:55am
Real science puts agricultural methane in its proper place as a contributor to greenhouse gas emmissions, a 'flow' pollutant and less concerning than 'stock' pollutants like carbon dioxide
Real science puts agricultural methane in its proper place as a contributor to greenhouse gas emmissions, a 'flow' pollutant and less concerning than 'stock' pollutants like carbon dioxide
13th Jun 18, 8:55am
6th Jun 18, 11:10am
Guy Trafford (bravely) looks at the big international influences in markets important to sheep and beef farmers as they start thinking about next year's budgets
Guy Trafford (bravely) looks at the big international influences in markets important to sheep and beef farmers as they start thinking about next year's budgets
6th Jun 18, 11:10am
30th May 18, 12:08pm
After coming under pressure for not taking calves through to greater age and potential, MPB risks have now suddenly turned that on its head
After coming under pressure for not taking calves through to greater age and potential, MPB risks have now suddenly turned that on its head
30th May 18, 12:08pm
23rd May 18, 8:35am
The newly launched NFX raises many questions for an amazing, natural product that constantly gets poor prices - unless it is merino
The newly launched NFX raises many questions for an amazing, natural product that constantly gets poor prices - unless it is merino
23rd May 18, 8:35am
16th May 18, 8:38am
MPB policy dominates farmer anxiety, as waiting for specifics and commitments drag on. Southland farm sales reveal fallout. Product prices hold up however
MPB policy dominates farmer anxiety, as waiting for specifics and commitments drag on. Southland farm sales reveal fallout. Product prices hold up however
16th May 18, 8:38am
10th May 18, 2:12pm
Rural update: MPB exposures expanding, cost rising. And re-establishing trade with Iran just got a whole lot harder
Rural update: MPB exposures expanding, cost rising. And re-establishing trade with Iran just got a whole lot harder
10th May 18, 2:12pm
8th May 18, 3:02pm
Despite politicians piling in, the red meat industry launches new branding and product story campaigns. Lamb prices rise. Beef prices hold. Deer prospects improve further
Despite politicians piling in, the red meat industry launches new branding and product story campaigns. Lamb prices rise. Beef prices hold. Deer prospects improve further
8th May 18, 3:02pm

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