Guy Trafford

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Articles by Guy Trafford

6th Dec 19, 9:42am
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The news out of Fonterra keeps getting better but so far it is all based upon projections. Let's hope the reality is close, says Guy Trafford
The news out of Fonterra keeps getting better but so far it is all based upon projections. Let's hope the reality is close, says Guy Trafford
6th Dec 19, 9:42am
4th Dec 19, 9:27am
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Guy Trafford says food producers need to be actively working on future positioning now despite the current high demand and high prices. Time may be short
Guy Trafford says food producers need to be actively working on future positioning now despite the current high demand and high prices. Time may be short
4th Dec 19, 9:27am
29th Nov 19, 12:21pm
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Guy Trafford wonders if the EU farmers approach to wilfully deaf urban virture politicians may gain traction here. And he takes aim at LandCorp’s announcement they will sell sheep dairy milk locally
Guy Trafford wonders if the EU farmers approach to wilfully deaf urban virture politicians may gain traction here. And he takes aim at LandCorp’s announcement they will sell sheep dairy milk locally
29th Nov 19, 12:21pm
27th Nov 19, 11:54am
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Guy Trafford wonders whether the SMP price will top WMP at some point; it has done in the past. And he reviews the Report into winter grazing practices
Guy Trafford wonders whether the SMP price will top WMP at some point; it has done in the past. And he reviews the Report into winter grazing practices
27th Nov 19, 11:54am
22nd Nov 19, 9:19am
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The food trade now important for both China and New Zealand as it reaches world-scale. Venison's woes deepen. A2 milk's advantages build impressively, analysts raise farmgate milk payout estimates as season peak passes positively
The food trade now important for both China and New Zealand as it reaches world-scale. Venison's woes deepen. A2 milk's advantages build impressively, analysts raise farmgate milk payout estimates as season peak passes positively
22nd Nov 19, 9:19am
20th Nov 19, 10:16am
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The West Coast managed to do what the major centres couldn’t and had 'thousands' turn out to register their dislike of Government policies. The GDT continues to improve
The West Coast managed to do what the major centres couldn’t and had 'thousands' turn out to register their dislike of Government policies. The GDT continues to improve
20th Nov 19, 10:16am
15th Nov 19, 9:30am
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Guy Trafford sees farmers starting to get militant over Government policies that starve rural communities of services, with elections less than a year away
Guy Trafford sees farmers starting to get militant over Government policies that starve rural communities of services, with elections less than a year away
15th Nov 19, 9:30am
13th Nov 19, 12:41pm
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Guy Trafford critiques the Commissioner for the Environment's latest report, and wonders if the problem of turning ideas into actions and results will be this Government's demise
Guy Trafford critiques the Commissioner for the Environment's latest report, and wonders if the problem of turning ideas into actions and results will be this Government's demise
13th Nov 19, 12:41pm
8th Nov 19, 10:01am
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Guy Trafford reviews the latest dairy auction, assess the summer rainfall prospects, and worries about MPI's cavalier attitude to the risks from African Swine Fever
Guy Trafford reviews the latest dairy auction, assess the summer rainfall prospects, and worries about MPI's cavalier attitude to the risks from African Swine Fever
8th Nov 19, 10:01am
6th Nov 19, 1:03pm
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Guy Trafford reviews what has been won (and lost) in the recent signing of the RCEP, and the upgraded China free trade deal
Guy Trafford reviews what has been won (and lost) in the recent signing of the RCEP, and the upgraded China free trade deal
6th Nov 19, 1:03pm
31st Oct 19, 10:54am
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Guy Trafford says The Collective faces an uncertain future on the back of falsifying food testing records. In the meantime Synlait’s expansion continues. And has Fonterra (finally) made some good choices?
Guy Trafford says The Collective faces an uncertain future on the back of falsifying food testing records. In the meantime Synlait’s expansion continues. And has Fonterra (finally) made some good choices?
31st Oct 19, 10:54am
30th Oct 19, 11:53am
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Guy Trafford ponders the possibilities of New Zealand following Cuba down the organics trail
Guy Trafford ponders the possibilities of New Zealand following Cuba down the organics trail
30th Oct 19, 11:53am
25th Oct 19, 10:07am
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Guy Trafford looks at what the latest variation to the Climate Response Bill the Government has handed out to farmers, and wonders what have the Greens received for their agreement
Guy Trafford looks at what the latest variation to the Climate Response Bill the Government has handed out to farmers, and wonders what have the Greens received for their agreement
25th Oct 19, 10:07am
23rd Oct 19, 2:01pm
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Guy Trafford looks at the lift in milk pay-outs from Fonterra and welcomes it but wonders if there is a potential downside. He also says it is no surprise that there are “no changes” to the Climate Response Bill regarding methane
Guy Trafford looks at the lift in milk pay-outs from Fonterra and welcomes it but wonders if there is a potential downside. He also says it is no surprise that there are “no changes” to the Climate Response Bill regarding methane
23rd Oct 19, 2:01pm
17th Oct 19, 4:34pm
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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

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