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Articles by Guy Trafford

8th Mar 19, 12:21pm
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Guy Trafford wraps up some topical issues for dairy darmers, including the chance prices will stay high, and the work being done using a seaweed diet to control methane
Guy Trafford wraps up some topical issues for dairy darmers, including the chance prices will stay high, and the work being done using a seaweed diet to control methane
8th Mar 19, 12:21pm
6th Mar 19, 10:19am
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Guy Trafford calls on the sheep and beef industry to hire more qualified local women rather than call for more immigrants. The WRA drives for innovative water solutions
Guy Trafford calls on the sheep and beef industry to hire more qualified local women rather than call for more immigrants. The WRA drives for innovative water solutions
6th Mar 19, 10:19am
28th Feb 19, 5:37pm
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Guy Trafford indulges in a bit of therapy, recording a day's frustration with modern-world services that never seem to work right in the country when you need them
Guy Trafford indulges in a bit of therapy, recording a day's frustration with modern-world services that never seem to work right in the country when you need them
28th Feb 19, 5:37pm
27th Feb 19, 4:59pm
Guy Trafford looks at the various ways to monitor the current farm sales market. And he finds issues in both the honey and kiwifruit industries
Guy Trafford looks at the various ways to monitor the current farm sales market. And he finds issues in both the honey and kiwifruit industries
27th Feb 19, 4:59pm
21st Feb 19, 3:14pm
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Guy Trafford assesses how the Tax Working Group report would change signals to farmers, and how they are likely to respond
Guy Trafford assesses how the Tax Working Group report would change signals to farmers, and how they are likely to respond
21st Feb 19, 3:14pm
21st Feb 19, 11:17am
Guy Trafford reviews the big issues in the dairy industry, where the pressures are both here and internationally, and how prices are moving
Guy Trafford reviews the big issues in the dairy industry, where the pressures are both here and internationally, and how prices are moving
21st Feb 19, 11:17am
20th Feb 19, 11:05am
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Guy Trafford points out good farmland is increasingly threatened by cities moving inland as climate change sees coastal zones encroached by the ocean
Guy Trafford points out good farmland is increasingly threatened by cities moving inland as climate change sees coastal zones encroached by the ocean
20th Feb 19, 11:05am
18th Feb 19, 7:44am
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Guy Trafford finds that innovation in markets we don't have a cultural affinity for is possible, despite Fonterra's China mis-steps - and it will essential to capture better returns for producers
Guy Trafford finds that innovation in markets we don't have a cultural affinity for is possible, despite Fonterra's China mis-steps - and it will essential to capture better returns for producers
18th Feb 19, 7:44am
13th Feb 19, 9:11am
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Guy Trafford says the arable farming practice of stubble-burning makes no sense farming-wise and is unhelpfully selfish in its wider impacts on the community
Guy Trafford says the arable farming practice of stubble-burning makes no sense farming-wise and is unhelpfully selfish in its wider impacts on the community
13th Feb 19, 9:11am
8th Feb 19, 8:10am
The British obsession with food production vs obesity and climate may hurt their local producers and help NZ farmers. Saputo shakes things up. China infant formula market changes
The British obsession with food production vs obesity and climate may hurt their local producers and help NZ farmers. Saputo shakes things up. China infant formula market changes
8th Feb 19, 8:10am
6th Feb 19, 9:16am
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Guy Trafford looks behind the urban bumper-stickers to find a different, nuanced message that points the finger at urban consumer choices as the real climate change laggards
Guy Trafford looks behind the urban bumper-stickers to find a different, nuanced message that points the finger at urban consumer choices as the real climate change laggards
6th Feb 19, 9:16am
3rd Feb 19, 8:29am
Guy Trafford rounds up the week's dairy issues on the value of irrigation as a climate adaption, black beetles, sheep dairying, & more
Guy Trafford rounds up the week's dairy issues on the value of irrigation as a climate adaption, black beetles, sheep dairying, & more
3rd Feb 19, 8:29am
30th Jan 19, 12:24pm
Guy Trafford analyses the sheep meat market showing the changes to where our product goes, and where our rivals are focusing
Guy Trafford analyses the sheep meat market showing the changes to where our product goes, and where our rivals are focusing
30th Jan 19, 12:24pm
24th Jan 19, 9:50am
Guy Trafford assess the consequences of heightened American competition in the dairy export trade, and looks at their staying power. Westland Coop draws Saputo interest
Guy Trafford assess the consequences of heightened American competition in the dairy export trade, and looks at their staying power. Westland Coop draws Saputo interest
24th Jan 19, 9:50am
23rd Jan 19, 9:12am
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Guy Trafford takes another look at a growing problem that never seems to get resolved, notes a full effort to protect 'old world' markets, and assesses changes to farm gate prices
Guy Trafford takes another look at a growing problem that never seems to get resolved, notes a full effort to protect 'old world' markets, and assesses changes to farm gate prices
23rd Jan 19, 9:12am
17th Jan 19, 5:53pm
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Guy Trafford looks at what is on the dairy agenda at the start of the new year, on-farm, at the dairy companies, the weather, and in the trade arena
Guy Trafford looks at what is on the dairy agenda at the start of the new year, on-farm, at the dairy companies, the weather, and in the trade arena
17th Jan 19, 5:53pm
16th Jan 19, 4:48pm
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Guy Trafford laments the state of agricultural training for a backbone sector as another bites the dust, reviews NZ's Brexit risks, and assesses the state of livestock markets in 2019
Guy Trafford laments the state of agricultural training for a backbone sector as another bites the dust, reviews NZ's Brexit risks, and assesses the state of livestock markets in 2019
16th Jan 19, 4:48pm
20th Dec 18, 10:46am
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Guy Trafford finishes 2018 with a GDT review, news of a new Fish & Game river survey, calling out plant-based-milk, and an update on the MPB eradication
Guy Trafford finishes 2018 with a GDT review, news of a new Fish & Game river survey, calling out plant-based-milk, and an update on the MPB eradication
20th Dec 18, 10:46am
19th Dec 18, 8:45am
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Guy Trafford takes a look at what 2019 might bring for farmers in terms of climate-related regulation, land prices, and product prices. He's not pessimistic on everything
Guy Trafford takes a look at what 2019 might bring for farmers in terms of climate-related regulation, land prices, and product prices. He's not pessimistic on everything
19th Dec 18, 8:45am
13th Dec 18, 9:07am
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Guy Trafford reviews Fonterra's fixed milk price plan, Fed Farmers banking survey, and Simon Upton's critique of Overseer
Guy Trafford reviews Fonterra's fixed milk price plan, Fed Farmers banking survey, and Simon Upton's critique of Overseer
13th Dec 18, 9:07am

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