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9th Mar 18, 8:30am
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Dairy Report: Surprises in the detail of the last dairy auction. Fonterra head-scratcher. Scale of MPB challenge clearer. Competition hots up for sexed semen
Dairy Report: Surprises in the detail of the last dairy auction. Fonterra head-scratcher. Scale of MPB challenge clearer. Competition hots up for sexed semen
9th Mar 18, 8:30am
7th Mar 18, 9:18am
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Guy Trafford says our defense in the face of plant-based proteins is supplying 'the real product' produced with ethical and sustainable processes
Guy Trafford says our defense in the face of plant-based proteins is supplying 'the real product' produced with ethical and sustainable processes
7th Mar 18, 9:18am
1st Mar 18, 3:10pm
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The legacy of the mycoplasma bovis outbreak may be upgraded on-farm bio-hazard risk prevention, the way herds are managed, and the way farm systems are structured
The legacy of the mycoplasma bovis outbreak may be upgraded on-farm bio-hazard risk prevention, the way herds are managed, and the way farm systems are structured
1st Mar 18, 3:10pm
1st Mar 18, 11:07am
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Guy Trafford questions Synlait's decision to further expand in the North Island
Guy Trafford questions Synlait's decision to further expand in the North Island
1st Mar 18, 11:07am
1st Mar 18, 9:39am
Good summer and autumn pasture growth brings higher facial eczema risks. Wool rises. Beef prices holding. Deer industry checking waterway impacts
Good summer and autumn pasture growth brings higher facial eczema risks. Wool rises. Beef prices holding. Deer industry checking waterway impacts
1st Mar 18, 9:39am
21st Feb 18, 5:12pm
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Disquiet over Fonterra's China policies, payables policy. Farmer confidence takes a hit as debt, regulatory uncertainty, and MPB concerns pile up. MPI risks $100 mln in taxpayer compensation
Disquiet over Fonterra's China policies, payables policy. Farmer confidence takes a hit as debt, regulatory uncertainty, and MPB concerns pile up. MPI risks $100 mln in taxpayer compensation
21st Feb 18, 5:12pm
21st Feb 18, 10:19am
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Red meat farmers may be telling Federated Farmers they are losing optimism but most of the market signals are impressively positive
Red meat farmers may be telling Federated Farmers they are losing optimism but most of the market signals are impressively positive
21st Feb 18, 10:19am
13th Feb 18, 4:49pm
Good red meat demand across all categories extends, helped by late season rain and good grass conditions. Even wool caught a lift. But the mystery over lambs wool prices deepens
Good red meat demand across all categories extends, helped by late season rain and good grass conditions. Even wool caught a lift. But the mystery over lambs wool prices deepens
13th Feb 18, 4:49pm
13th Feb 18, 4:21pm
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Guy Trafford reviews the week's dairy industry news featuring a firmer dairy price, mycoplasma bovis, NAIT's woes and Fonterra's China struggles
Guy Trafford reviews the week's dairy industry news featuring a firmer dairy price, mycoplasma bovis, NAIT's woes and Fonterra's China struggles
13th Feb 18, 4:21pm
8th Feb 18, 12:14pm
A third, large rise in dairy prices raises spirits in the face of mycoplasma bovis. Milk flows getting weather-tested
A third, large rise in dairy prices raises spirits in the face of mycoplasma bovis. Milk flows getting weather-tested
8th Feb 18, 12:14pm
7th Feb 18, 4:41pm
Markets giving deer industry strong signals, good signals elsewhere except for wool. But farmers worry about what the financial signals foretell
Markets giving deer industry strong signals, good signals elsewhere except for wool. But farmers worry about what the financial signals foretell
7th Feb 18, 4:41pm
31st Jan 18, 5:18pm
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Guy Trafford wonders how a suggested Fonterra dairy co-operative in Australia would work. He finds it hard to see benefits for New Zealand shareholders
Guy Trafford wonders how a suggested Fonterra dairy co-operative in Australia would work. He finds it hard to see benefits for New Zealand shareholders
31st Jan 18, 5:18pm
31st Jan 18, 9:30am
Markets give some encouraging signals; lamb prices firm; wool is micron dependent; beef shows surprising strength; deer season keeps on shining
Markets give some encouraging signals; lamb prices firm; wool is micron dependent; beef shows surprising strength; deer season keeps on shining
31st Jan 18, 9:30am
25th Jan 18, 4:39pm
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Drought worries replaced by Mycoplasma Bovis risks and concerns about MPI management of the outbreak. Milk flows lower. CPTPP benefits for NZ dairy will be much less
Drought worries replaced by Mycoplasma Bovis risks and concerns about MPI management of the outbreak. Milk flows lower. CPTPP benefits for NZ dairy will be much less
25th Jan 18, 4:39pm
25th Jan 18, 3:56pm
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Guy Trafford is concerned the sheep milk industry will be set back by a new milk dryer sited in the wrong province, far away from major sheep flocks that could use it. Public money is involved in this blunder
Guy Trafford is concerned the sheep milk industry will be set back by a new milk dryer sited in the wrong province, far away from major sheep flocks that could use it. Public money is involved in this blunder
25th Jan 18, 3:56pm
24th Jan 18, 9:14am
Wool in doldrums - "don't bother producing it". Lamb prices hold up well. Deer prices strong. Cattle prices hit by weaker US dollar although store prices holding on assumption US shenanigans are temporary
Wool in doldrums - "don't bother producing it". Lamb prices hold up well. Deer prices strong. Cattle prices hit by weaker US dollar although store prices holding on assumption US shenanigans are temporary
24th Jan 18, 9:14am
17th Jan 18, 4:57pm
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After the uncertainty of Mycoplasma bovis and widespread drought, the latest dairy auction has brought a more positive tone to the industry
After the uncertainty of Mycoplasma bovis and widespread drought, the latest dairy auction has brought a more positive tone to the industry
17th Jan 18, 4:57pm
17th Jan 18, 12:41pm
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What a difference a day makes. Days of rain have underpinned the store market
What a difference a day makes. Days of rain have underpinned the store market
17th Jan 18, 12:41pm

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