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3rd Oct 18, 5:39pm
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Guy Trafford updates the latest on irrigation, dog safety, sheep dairy, dryland feed, and wraps up what is happening with market prices
Guy Trafford updates the latest on irrigation, dog safety, sheep dairy, dryland feed, and wraps up what is happening with market prices
3rd Oct 18, 5:39pm
27th Sep 18, 9:44am
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Westland Milk turnaround begins. Fonterra board elections get interesting. Canterbury sheep milk industry gets started
Westland Milk turnaround begins. Fonterra board elections get interesting. Canterbury sheep milk industry gets started
27th Sep 18, 9:44am
26th Sep 18, 9:37am
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Guy Trafford looks at the implications for farmers on the changes possible from the Tax Working Group. He also updates recent market prices
Guy Trafford looks at the implications for farmers on the changes possible from the Tax Working Group. He also updates recent market prices
26th Sep 18, 9:37am
19th Sep 18, 9:41am
Europeans try to target livestock farming in the name of climate change, but are conflicted with heavy subsidies for their farmers. Depending on how they act, New Zealand could be a winner. Demand keeps local prices high
Europeans try to target livestock farming in the name of climate change, but are conflicted with heavy subsidies for their farmers. Depending on how they act, New Zealand could be a winner. Demand keeps local prices high
19th Sep 18, 9:41am
14th Sep 18, 1:43pm
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Fonterra's woes seem to boil down to the tension between executing its long term market strategies, and maximising short term farmer returns. Updating governance the new focus
Fonterra's woes seem to boil down to the tension between executing its long term market strategies, and maximising short term farmer returns. Updating governance the new focus
14th Sep 18, 1:43pm
6th Sep 18, 9:08am
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Dairy pices fall on higher WMP offerings, and despite EU production drop. Politics and regulation gnaw at irrigation. Weather change puts back El Nino-effect prediction
Dairy pices fall on higher WMP offerings, and despite EU production drop. Politics and regulation gnaw at irrigation. Weather change puts back El Nino-effect prediction
6th Sep 18, 9:08am
5th Sep 18, 8:44am
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The necessary detail of what the targets will be for agriculture GHG reductions are getting proper attention finally. Market price signals generally positive
The necessary detail of what the targets will be for agriculture GHG reductions are getting proper attention finally. Market price signals generally positive
5th Sep 18, 8:44am
30th Aug 18, 8:47am
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Guy Trafford confronts the challenges of extensive milk regulations, and relates that to the incidence of Listeriosis and its fatal outcomes
Guy Trafford confronts the challenges of extensive milk regulations, and relates that to the incidence of Listeriosis and its fatal outcomes
30th Aug 18, 8:47am
23rd Aug 18, 8:31am
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Farm gate milk price now under pressure. US and EU market price influencers. Another Chinese milk processor. Science vs urban politics
Farm gate milk price now under pressure. US and EU market price influencers. Another Chinese milk processor. Science vs urban politics
23rd Aug 18, 8:31am
22nd Aug 18, 10:19am
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Guy Trafford looks at what the future might hold for Lincoln University, and how consumer perceptions might change feedlot operations
Guy Trafford looks at what the future might hold for Lincoln University, and how consumer perceptions might change feedlot operations
22nd Aug 18, 10:19am
19th Aug 18, 9:28pm
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Guy Trafford highlights the increasing urgency required to address and action adaptive responses to local population increases and global climate change
Guy Trafford highlights the increasing urgency required to address and action adaptive responses to local population increases and global climate change
19th Aug 18, 9:28pm
15th Aug 18, 8:51am
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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
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
15th Aug 18, 8:51am
11th Aug 18, 10:34am
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Guy Trafford and IrrigationNZ's Andrew Curtis argue irrigation and agreement on water policy will be crucial for food production in the future
Guy Trafford and IrrigationNZ's Andrew Curtis argue irrigation and agreement on water policy will be crucial for food production in the future
11th Aug 18, 10:34am
8th Aug 18, 9:36am
Dairy prices flat-line and questions rise over new season payout levels. Questions also mount over MPIs MPB crisis management
Dairy prices flat-line and questions rise over new season payout levels. Questions also mount over MPIs MPB crisis management
8th Aug 18, 9:36am
7th Aug 18, 11:34am
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Irrigation is essential if we are to build practical resilience to climate change and prevent parched lands and roaming wildfires, says Guy Trafford
Irrigation is essential if we are to build practical resilience to climate change and prevent parched lands and roaming wildfires, says Guy Trafford
7th Aug 18, 11:34am
1st 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
Westland Milk strategy review casts a wide focus to find higher value add. Vets issue no-transport advice for MPB herds
1st Aug 18, 10:46am
31st 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
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
31st Jul 18, 4:23pm
28th Jul 18, 10:31am
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Guy Trafford takes a look at a research report that puts a spotlight on key challenges facing Fonterra
Guy Trafford takes a look at a research report that puts a spotlight on key challenges facing Fonterra
28th Jul 18, 10:31am
26th 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
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
26th Jul 18, 12:04pm
25th Jul 18, 9:04am
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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
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
25th Jul 18, 9:04am

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