Guy Trafford

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19 Aug 18, 9:28pm
Guy Trafford highlights the increasing urgency required to address and action adaptive responses to local population increases and global climate change
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15 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
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11 Aug 18, 10:34am
Guy Trafford and IrrigationNZ's Andrew Curtis argue irrigation and agreement on water policy will be crucial for food production in the future
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8 Aug 18, 9:36am
Dairy prices flat-line and questions rise over new season payout levels. Questions also mount over MPIs MPB crisis management
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7 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
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1 Aug 18, 10:46am
Westland Milk strategy review casts a wide focus to find higher value add. Vets issue no-transport advice for MPB herds
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31 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
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28 Jul 18, 10:31am
Guy Trafford takes a look at a research report that puts a spotlight on key challenges facing Fonterra
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26 Jul 18, 12:04pm
As peak cow arrives, farmers search for cost-effective alternatives for irrigated land use - and sheep dairy is getting the attention of some heavy hitters
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25 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
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18 Jul 18, 2:44pm
Guy Trafford updates the recent price, schedule, and regulatory changes in the dairy and red meat sectors
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17 Jul 18, 9:13am
Guy Trafford sees MFAT's goals for a NZ-EU FTA coming with some tough consequences for local artisan producers and little chance of the EU giving up its subsidy advantages
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12 Jul 18, 9:33am
Guy Trafford wraps up the key dairy issues before the new season gets underway - the beta, TBD, MPB, confidence, and then on to DIRA
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11 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
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4 Jul 18, 5:05pm
Guy Trafford finds polarised views flowing from what some urban consumers say (loudly), and how they live their lives with the market signals they send to producers
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3 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
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28 Jun 18, 8:43am
Guy Trafford sees Fonterra's NZ shareholders finally getting a return from their Aussie investment. But he questions the value of seeking MPB eradication
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27 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
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22 Jun 18, 7:35am
Infant formula concerns raised for Fonterra and Beingmate in China. Fonterra says it's a technical not food safety issue, plays it down
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21 Jun 18, 7:45am
Guy Trafford traces the implications for agricultural trade flows from the game of poker the US is playing with China. All sides are vulnerable, even those not directly involved
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