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The higher farm gate milk prices go, the more challenging it is for Fonterra to operate profitably. Profitability is an issue for other dairy companies too at these milk prices. Early season indicators are milk volumes will be strong
4th Nov 21, 11:10am
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The higher farm gate milk prices go, the more challenging it is for Fonterra to operate profitably. Profitability is an issue for other dairy companies too at these milk prices. Early season indicators are milk volumes will be strong
The recovery in the world's foodservice industry helping Fonterra's strategies look good. Prices for livestock move up. Both needed as inflation shifts up a gear
20th Oct 21, 9:47am
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The recovery in the world's foodservice industry helping Fonterra's strategies look good. Prices for livestock move up. Both needed as inflation shifts up a gear
Guy Trafford tracks the recent rises in farm gate milk prices, what the upgraded China FTA means for us, and how meat and wool prices are faring in early 2021
29th Jan 21, 10:31am
Guy Trafford tracks the recent rises in farm gate milk prices, what the upgraded China FTA means for us, and how meat and wool prices are faring in early 2021
The block on international travel has hit the daigou trade hard and provided surpercharged growth for established commercial channels of products that were traded that way
11th Sep 20, 10:20am
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The block on international travel has hit the daigou trade hard and provided surpercharged growth for established commercial channels of products that were traded that way
There are opportunities for strong wool based on quality and sustainability but it needs action plus applied research & development rather than more reports
13th Aug 20, 2:09pm
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There are opportunities for strong wool based on quality and sustainability but it needs action plus applied research & development rather than more reports
Guy Trafford reports that local markets are feeling the crosswinds of trade war tensions and the pandemic even if New Zealand and its exports are not directly targeted
17th Jul 20, 10:32am
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Guy Trafford reports that local markets are feeling the crosswinds of trade war tensions and the pandemic even if New Zealand and its exports are not directly targeted
Angus Kebbell finds hope in an industry battling for survival in the second part of his exploration into the future for wool
11th Jul 20, 10:42am
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Angus Kebbell finds hope in an industry battling for survival in the second part of his exploration into the future for wool
Angus Kebbell tackles sheep farming's biggest challenge - what to do with the wool. Merino is finding success, but the other 95% of strong wools needs its own path, one that will need to re-built from the ground up
6th Jul 20, 4:31pm
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Angus Kebbell tackles sheep farming's biggest challenge - what to do with the wool. Merino is finding success, but the other 95% of strong wools needs its own path, one that will need to re-built from the ground up
Wool suffers a grim price future. Dairy prices are also uncertain, but at least there is some upside potential
22nd May 20, 9:22am
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Wool suffers a grim price future. Dairy prices are also uncertain, but at least there is some upside potential
Wool crushed by trade war tariffs. Kiwi traders watch for risks and opportunities from impending Brexit earthquake. Farmers face election risks. Potential polar weather extremes
22nd Aug 19, 9:19am
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Wool crushed by trade war tariffs. Kiwi traders watch for risks and opportunities from impending Brexit earthquake. Farmers face election risks. Potential polar weather extremes
Spreading the weight of the GHG reduction load into transport will please some land owners but it doesn’t come without fish hooks
10th Jul 19, 2:53pm
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Spreading the weight of the GHG reduction load into transport will please some land owners but it doesn’t come without fish hooks
Suppliers do well, investors not so, raising questions about the sustainability of the co-operative model as its customers and markets change fast. Brexit update. Market reports
27th Nov 18, 11:06am
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Suppliers do well, investors not so, raising questions about the sustainability of the co-operative model as its customers and markets change fast. Brexit update. Market reports
Regulators ignore claims of 'meat' and 'milk' by products that are constructed in a chemistry lab. Double-standard advertising features rural roots. Meanwhile urban voters suppress safe farming technology options
21st Nov 18, 8:48am
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Regulators ignore claims of 'meat' and 'milk' by products that are constructed in a chemistry lab. Double-standard advertising features rural roots. Meanwhile urban voters suppress safe farming technology options
The higher dollar is resulting in lower prices except for lamb and mutton. Saleyard demand continues to underpin prices, and undermine company efforts to relay end-market signals to producers
15th Nov 18, 10:03am
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The higher dollar is resulting in lower prices except for lamb and mutton. Saleyard demand continues to underpin prices, and undermine company efforts to relay end-market signals to producers
The push is on to adopt rules for a maximum residual level for a range of benign compounds in food products. That progress will open up new ways to control greenhouse gasses from agriculture
7th Nov 18, 9:06am
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The push is on to adopt rules for a maximum residual level for a range of benign compounds in food products. That progress will open up new ways to control greenhouse gasses from agriculture
Guy Trafford summarises the debate around how we should deal with methane emissions, and introduces you to the global regulation of SLCPs
31st Oct 18, 8:43am
Guy Trafford summarises the debate around how we should deal with methane emissions, and introduces you to the global regulation of SLCPs
Guy Trafford looks at our current struggle with mycoplasma bovis and compares that with how others have tackled other major animal disease outbreaks
24th Oct 18, 10:34am
Guy Trafford looks at our current struggle with mycoplasma bovis and compares that with how others have tackled other major animal disease outbreaks
Politicised fads don't sway EPA's science. Consumer localism fads don't support real farmers. Prices retreat for livestock although to still-healthy levels
17th Oct 18, 11:41am
Politicised fads don't sway EPA's science. Consumer localism fads don't support real farmers. Prices retreat for livestock although to still-healthy levels
Shifting from commodity production styles to meeting targeted consumer demand will require big shifts and a wider view of what the market really is, says Guy Trafford
10th Oct 18, 10:32am
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Shifting from commodity production styles to meeting targeted consumer demand will require big shifts and a wider view of what the market really is, says Guy Trafford
Guy Trafford updates the latest on irrigation, dog safety, sheep dairy, dryland feed, and wraps up what is happening with market prices
3rd Oct 18, 5:39pm
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Guy Trafford updates the latest on irrigation, dog safety, sheep dairy, dryland feed, and wraps up what is happening with market prices
Guy Trafford looks at the implications for farmers on the changes possible from the Tax Working Group. He also updates recent market prices
26th Sep 18, 9:37am
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Guy Trafford looks at the implications for farmers on the changes possible from the Tax Working Group. He also updates recent market prices
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
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
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
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The necessary detail of what the targets will be for agriculture GHG reductions are getting proper attention finally. Market price signals generally positive
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
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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
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
After coming under pressure for not taking calves through to greater age and potential, MPB risks have now suddenly turned that on its head