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Articles by Guy Trafford

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
18th Jul 18, 2:44pm
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Guy Trafford updates the recent price, schedule, and regulatory changes in the dairy and red meat sectors
Guy Trafford updates the recent price, schedule, and regulatory changes in the dairy and red meat sectors
18th Jul 18, 2:44pm
17th Jul 18, 9:13am
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Guy Trafford sees MFAT's goals for a NZ-EU FTA coming with some tough consequences for local artisan producers and little chance of the EU giving up its subsidy advantages
Guy Trafford sees MFAT's goals for a NZ-EU FTA coming with some tough consequences for local artisan producers and little chance of the EU giving up its subsidy advantages
17th Jul 18, 9:13am
12th Jul 18, 9:33am
Guy Trafford wraps up the key dairy issues before the new season gets underway - the beta, TBD, MPB, confidence, and then on to DIRA
Guy Trafford wraps up the key dairy issues before the new season gets underway - the beta, TBD, MPB, confidence, and then on to DIRA
12th Jul 18, 9:33am
11th Jul 18, 10:34am
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Guy Trafford interprets the messages flowing from Air New Zealand's decision to promote meat-free options on selected long-haul international flights. Meanwhile venison pricing breaks new ground
Guy Trafford interprets the messages flowing from Air New Zealand's decision to promote meat-free options on selected long-haul international flights. Meanwhile venison pricing breaks new ground
11th Jul 18, 10:34am
4th Jul 18, 5:05pm
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Guy Trafford finds polarised views flowing from what some urban consumers say (loudly), and how they live their lives with the market signals they send to producers
Guy Trafford finds polarised views flowing from what some urban consumers say (loudly), and how they live their lives with the market signals they send to producers
4th Jul 18, 5:05pm
3rd Jul 18, 8:58am
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High Court ruling on PSA may have stinging repercussions for MPI on mycoplasma bovis claims. Shows biosecurity risks need to be taken more seriously by Government
High Court ruling on PSA may have stinging repercussions for MPI on mycoplasma bovis claims. Shows biosecurity risks need to be taken more seriously by Government
3rd Jul 18, 8:58am
28th Jun 18, 8:43am
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Guy Trafford sees Fonterra's NZ shareholders finally getting a return from their Aussie investment. But he questions the value of seeking MPB eradication
Guy Trafford sees Fonterra's NZ shareholders finally getting a return from their Aussie investment. But he questions the value of seeking MPB eradication
28th Jun 18, 8:43am
27th Jun 18, 8:50am
Savvy buying by finishing farmers has paid off handsomely with lamb returns now competitive with venison which is also having a golden run. But longer term, there is still the climate change threat
Savvy buying by finishing farmers has paid off handsomely with lamb returns now competitive with venison which is also having a golden run. But longer term, there is still the climate change threat
27th Jun 18, 8:50am
22nd Jun 18, 7:35am
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Infant formula concerns raised for Fonterra and Beingmate in China. Fonterra says it's a technical not food safety issue, plays it down
Infant formula concerns raised for Fonterra and Beingmate in China. Fonterra says it's a technical not food safety issue, plays it down
22nd Jun 18, 7:35am
21st Jun 18, 7:45am
Guy Trafford traces the implications for agricultural trade flows from the game of poker the US is playing with China. All sides are vulnerable, even those not directly involved
Guy Trafford traces the implications for agricultural trade flows from the game of poker the US is playing with China. All sides are vulnerable, even those not directly involved
21st Jun 18, 7:45am
20th Jun 18, 10:21am
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For sheep & beef farmers, the tradeoffs needed to meet tighter GHG regulation are becoming clearer. If methane is out of the basic equation, less than 10% planted in trees could mop up all liable emissions
For sheep & beef farmers, the tradeoffs needed to meet tighter GHG regulation are becoming clearer. If methane is out of the basic equation, less than 10% planted in trees could mop up all liable emissions
20th Jun 18, 10:21am
14th Jun 18, 8:32am
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Government ministers try to build bridges with the rural community, some by 'friendship', some by bullying. Also, why are there three national farm databases? wonders Guy Trafford
Government ministers try to build bridges with the rural community, some by 'friendship', some by bullying. Also, why are there three national farm databases? wonders Guy Trafford
14th Jun 18, 8:32am

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