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Articles by Guy Trafford

17th Oct 19, 4:34pm
Guy Trafford looks at what is current in the dairy industry. The stable dairy auction results and Fonterra share price indicate a quiet period, for a while, at least
Guy Trafford looks at what is current in the dairy industry. The stable dairy auction results and Fonterra share price indicate a quiet period, for a while, at least
17th Oct 19, 4:34pm
16th Oct 19, 1:34pm
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The government brought in the ‘special forestry test’ with little consultation or forethought of the consequences. Do they have the motivation to reverse it equally as fast? Or do they care?
The government brought in the ‘special forestry test’ with little consultation or forethought of the consequences. Do they have the motivation to reverse it equally as fast? Or do they care?
16th Oct 19, 1:34pm
10th Oct 19, 11:32am
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Guy Trafford ponders what the large budget surplus may mean to the rural sector and starts to think he is getting a tad paranoid
Guy Trafford ponders what the large budget surplus may mean to the rural sector and starts to think he is getting a tad paranoid
10th Oct 19, 11:32am
9th Oct 19, 5:29pm
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Guy Trafford is trying to avoid an unbalanced battle with MPI over auditing costs. And he takes a look at the honey battle looming between New Zealand and Australia
Guy Trafford is trying to avoid an unbalanced battle with MPI over auditing costs. And he takes a look at the honey battle looming between New Zealand and Australia
9th Oct 19, 5:29pm
4th Oct 19, 10:52am
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Guy Trafford takes a look at the latest dairy scene, with the latest Tatua result showing up Fonterra
Guy Trafford takes a look at the latest dairy scene, with the latest Tatua result showing up Fonterra
4th Oct 19, 10:52am
3rd Oct 19, 2:37pm
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Guy Trafford likes what he sees in the new Christchurch Riverside Market where food producers can sell direct to consumers in a modern setting, and consumers show up in meaningful numbers ready to buy
Guy Trafford likes what he sees in the new Christchurch Riverside Market where food producers can sell direct to consumers in a modern setting, and consumers show up in meaningful numbers ready to buy
3rd Oct 19, 2:37pm
27th Sep 19, 11:25am
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Guy Trafford predicts some quiet years ahead for Fonterra as it regroups and seeks to regain farmer confidence
Guy Trafford predicts some quiet years ahead for Fonterra as it regroups and seeks to regain farmer confidence
27th Sep 19, 11:25am
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
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
19th Sep 19, 1:04pm
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The Global Dairy Trade auction prices have a welcome lift and just shows how reliant New Zealand is on the Chinese market, which, while profitable, is not without risks
The Global Dairy Trade auction prices have a welcome lift and just shows how reliant New Zealand is on the Chinese market, which, while profitable, is not without risks
19th Sep 19, 1:04pm
18th Sep 19, 9:42am
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Guy Trafford's review of both the MPI's rural outlook and NIWA's climate predictions finds a rosy future in production and markets as we head into summer - so long as China keeps buying
Guy Trafford's review of both the MPI's rural outlook and NIWA's climate predictions finds a rosy future in production and markets as we head into summer - so long as China keeps buying
18th Sep 19, 9:42am
13th Sep 19, 12:12pm
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DairyNZ tackles MPI over its control of data in the NAIT review. Little good news coming out about Fonterra. But a challenge to supermarkets in Christchurch
DairyNZ tackles MPI over its control of data in the NAIT review. Little good news coming out about Fonterra. But a challenge to supermarkets in Christchurch
13th Sep 19, 12:12pm
13th Sep 19, 8:45am
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Guy Trafford reviews the latest Fresh Water Action plan from the perspective of farmers and concludes many will not be too adversely affected, and those that are, probably need to do a rethink of their systems
Guy Trafford reviews the latest Fresh Water Action plan from the perspective of farmers and concludes many will not be too adversely affected, and those that are, probably need to do a rethink of their systems
13th Sep 19, 8:45am
6th Sep 19, 4:20pm
The GDT continues to slide but China is doing its bit to hold prices. Milk companies share values bounce around. And the UK soap opera continues
The GDT continues to slide but China is doing its bit to hold prices. Milk companies share values bounce around. And the UK soap opera continues
6th Sep 19, 4:20pm
4th Sep 19, 2:33pm
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Guy Trafford has a look at where the world’s fresh water is situated and how New Zealand is placed. He decides water is our competitive advantage for the future
Guy Trafford has a look at where the world’s fresh water is situated and how New Zealand is placed. He decides water is our competitive advantage for the future
4th Sep 19, 2:33pm
30th Aug 19, 9:14am
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Guy Trafford looks at how the plant-based meat industry is developing in China and whether it is a threat to New Zealand exporters. Boris seems to have taken a leaf from Trump's book. And Hawkes Bay looks to storing water, again
Guy Trafford looks at how the plant-based meat industry is developing in China and whether it is a threat to New Zealand exporters. Boris seems to have taken a leaf from Trump's book. And Hawkes Bay looks to storing water, again
30th Aug 19, 9:14am
28th Aug 19, 9:47am
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Mike Joy’s foray into the US will largely fall upon deaf ears, claims Guy Trafford. But the risks from synthetic milks are a greater long-term threat to New Zealand dairying he reckons
Mike Joy’s foray into the US will largely fall upon deaf ears, claims Guy Trafford. But the risks from synthetic milks are a greater long-term threat to New Zealand dairying he reckons
28th Aug 19, 9:47am
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
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
17th Aug 19, 9:22am
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Guy Trafford stresses over Fonterra's extended run of woes, wishes environmental critics weren't so opaque and superficial, and continues his spring-cleanout with a wish for more taxes on waste (really)
Guy Trafford stresses over Fonterra's extended run of woes, wishes environmental critics weren't so opaque and superficial, and continues his spring-cleanout with a wish for more taxes on waste (really)
17th Aug 19, 9:22am
14th Aug 19, 10:53am
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Guy Trafford summarises the latest farmer confidence survey, sees belt tightening ahead. He also looks at the impact tax is having on disposable incomes and concludes it's time for some change
Guy Trafford summarises the latest farmer confidence survey, sees belt tightening ahead. He also looks at the impact tax is having on disposable incomes and concludes it's time for some change
14th Aug 19, 10:53am
9th Aug 19, 9:45am
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Guy Trafford summarises the latest Government roll out of climate change rules. And he hopes RBNZ action isn’t a precursor of lean times ahead
Guy Trafford summarises the latest Government roll out of climate change rules. And he hopes RBNZ action isn’t a precursor of lean times ahead
9th Aug 19, 9:45am

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