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Articles by Guy Trafford

25th Jul 19, 9:36am
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Guy Trafford tries to unpick the practical cost impact on livestock farmers from the new agricultural emissions plan, revealing significant disparities. An RMA review is announced
Guy Trafford tries to unpick the practical cost impact on livestock farmers from the new agricultural emissions plan, revealing significant disparities. An RMA review is announced
25th Jul 19, 9:36am
18th Jul 19, 12:01pm
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Guy Trafford suggests the Government should focus more on transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rather than agriculture and bring everybody to the table to feel some of the pain
Guy Trafford suggests the Government should focus more on transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rather than agriculture and bring everybody to the table to feel some of the pain
18th Jul 19, 12:01pm
17th Jul 19, 9:48am
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Guy Trafford on the downturn in forestry, Australia's struggles in the Murray/Darling basin, and New Zealand's water storage opportunities hampered by bureaucrats
Guy Trafford on the downturn in forestry, Australia's struggles in the Murray/Darling basin, and New Zealand's water storage opportunities hampered by bureaucrats
17th Jul 19, 9:48am
17th Jul 19, 9:39am
Government's industry-average rural climate change plans will mean gains innovative farmers make through adopting new technologies and management won't be recognised
Government's industry-average rural climate change plans will mean gains innovative farmers make through adopting new technologies and management won't be recognised
17th Jul 19, 9:39am
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
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
4th Jul 19, 10:05am
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Tough choices are on the table for Westland's co-op members given that the status quo is unsustainable. ANZ's dairy debt exposure has everyone in a tight spot
Tough choices are on the table for Westland's co-op members given that the status quo is unsustainable. ANZ's dairy debt exposure has everyone in a tight spot
4th Jul 19, 10:05am
3rd Jul 19, 3:37pm
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Guy Trafford looks at the recent prosecution of Evergreen Life for its adulteration of manuka honey and also looks at other examples which are going unchallenged
Guy Trafford looks at the recent prosecution of Evergreen Life for its adulteration of manuka honey and also looks at other examples which are going unchallenged
3rd Jul 19, 3:37pm
27th Jun 19, 9:55am
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Guy Trafford looks at how the Irish dairy industry is dealing with tariffs, prices, demand and most importantly, environmental issues. The Westland-Yili endgame is also updated
Guy Trafford looks at how the Irish dairy industry is dealing with tariffs, prices, demand and most importantly, environmental issues. The Westland-Yili endgame is also updated
27th Jun 19, 9:55am
26th Jun 19, 11:42am
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Guy Trafford reminds us of New Zealand’s natural advantages and hopes they don’t get lost in the drive to meet short term goals
Guy Trafford reminds us of New Zealand’s natural advantages and hopes they don’t get lost in the drive to meet short term goals
26th Jun 19, 11:42am
20th Jun 19, 12:42pm
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Guy Trafford looks at what the new dairy season may bring given that GDT auction prices have dropped for the third time in succession
Guy Trafford looks at what the new dairy season may bring given that GDT auction prices have dropped for the third time in succession
20th Jun 19, 12:42pm
19th Jun 19, 11:34am
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Sheep and Beef farmers are increasingly concerned at the potential for productive food producing land being lost to forestry
Sheep and Beef farmers are increasingly concerned at the potential for productive food producing land being lost to forestry
19th Jun 19, 11:34am
16th Jun 19, 9:14am
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Guy Trafford takes a look at some of the water issues surrounding Canterbury particularly the Selwyn District and believes there is a brighter future ahead - eventually
Guy Trafford takes a look at some of the water issues surrounding Canterbury particularly the Selwyn District and believes there is a brighter future ahead - eventually
16th Jun 19, 9:14am
13th Jun 19, 8:28am
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Hawke's Bay irrigation back on the table courtesy of the Provincial Growth Fund. The Costco impact. New regulation may kill live animal exports
Hawke's Bay irrigation back on the table courtesy of the Provincial Growth Fund. The Costco impact. New regulation may kill live animal exports
13th Jun 19, 8:28am
6th Jun 19, 11:10am
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Federated Farmers supports banks in their campaign to retain unusually low capital levels. But banks are withdrawing support for farmers who are under-capitalised
Federated Farmers supports banks in their campaign to retain unusually low capital levels. But banks are withdrawing support for farmers who are under-capitalised
6th Jun 19, 11:10am
5th Jun 19, 10:53am
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Ripples from changing Chinese regulation cause sharp reactions in dairy markets. New markets open up in other Asian countries. MPB compensation lag exposed
Ripples from changing Chinese regulation cause sharp reactions in dairy markets. New markets open up in other Asian countries. MPB compensation lag exposed
5th Jun 19, 10:53am
31st May 19, 8:39am
Guy Trafford sees little for the rural sector to fear in Budget 2019 with generally gentle and positive support for agriculture's moves to a more sustainable base
Guy Trafford sees little for the rural sector to fear in Budget 2019 with generally gentle and positive support for agriculture's moves to a more sustainable base
31st May 19, 8:39am
30th May 19, 11:15am
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China's drive to escape the middle-income trap is a work-in-progress, one that comes as it navigates the trade challenges from the US - and one that may benefit New Zealand
China's drive to escape the middle-income trap is a work-in-progress, one that comes as it navigates the trade challenges from the US - and one that may benefit New Zealand
30th May 19, 11:15am
29th May 19, 10:02am
The international agricultural trade weather forecast turns stormy with some gusts likely to affect New Zealand farmers. Long term financial risks are also on the horizon
The international agricultural trade weather forecast turns stormy with some gusts likely to affect New Zealand farmers. Long term financial risks are also on the horizon
29th May 19, 10:02am
24th May 19, 1:41pm
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Fonterra faces a simpler, but probably less profitable future as its transformation takes place in markets that are growing increasingly uncertain. It may be becoming a dulled beast
Fonterra faces a simpler, but probably less profitable future as its transformation takes place in markets that are growing increasingly uncertain. It may be becoming a dulled beast
24th May 19, 1:41pm
22nd May 19, 9:01am
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Guy Trafford points out that political assumptions about the value of cropping and forestry and the threat of livestock farming may not have a scientific basis, resulting in flawed policy rules and counterproductive gaming
Guy Trafford points out that political assumptions about the value of cropping and forestry and the threat of livestock farming may not have a scientific basis, resulting in flawed policy rules and counterproductive gaming
22nd May 19, 9:01am

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