Keith Woodford

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Keith Woodford is an independent consultant who holds honorary positions as Professor of Agri-Food Systems at Lincoln University and Senior Research Fellow at the Contemporary China Research Centre at Victoria University. His archived writings are available at http://keithwoodford.wordpress.com

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Articles by Keith Woodford

9th Jul 19, 9:01am
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With confirmed infected properties doubling in the last six months and MPI apologising for unacceptable delays in tracing, the big question is whether eradication is still feasible
With confirmed infected properties doubling in the last six months and MPI apologising for unacceptable delays in tracing, the big question is whether eradication is still feasible
9th Jul 19, 9:01am
7th Jul 19, 6:31am
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Keith Woodford explains some complexities of Fonterra’s capital structure, and how this plays out both over the short and long term
Keith Woodford explains some complexities of Fonterra’s capital structure, and how this plays out both over the short and long term
7th Jul 19, 6:31am
25th Jun 19, 10:30am
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Keith Woodford says Yili’s bid for Westland Milk can look different to farmers with livelihoods at stake than it does to outsiders
Keith Woodford says Yili’s bid for Westland Milk can look different to farmers with livelihoods at stake than it does to outsiders
25th Jun 19, 10:30am
10th Jun 19, 5:16pm
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Keith Woodford says crippling carbon liabilities attaching to land that is carbon farmed will be all that is left after foreign investors harvest the first cycle gains
Keith Woodford says crippling carbon liabilities attaching to land that is carbon farmed will be all that is left after foreign investors harvest the first cycle gains
10th Jun 19, 5:16pm
7th Jun 19, 3:15pm
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Keith Woodford assesses the latest DIRA update and concludes it just nibbles with the status quo and avoids the big decisions
Keith Woodford assesses the latest DIRA update and concludes it just nibbles with the status quo and avoids the big decisions
7th Jun 19, 3:15pm
1st Jun 19, 9:46am
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Keith Woodford exposes another difficult issue that has to be understood and resolved in relation to New Zealand’s proposed Zero Carbon Bill
Keith Woodford exposes another difficult issue that has to be understood and resolved in relation to New Zealand’s proposed Zero Carbon Bill
1st Jun 19, 9:46am
27th May 19, 2:00pm
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The latest numbers say that Fonterra is struggling to turn around both its performance and its balance sheet, says Keith Woodford
The latest numbers say that Fonterra is struggling to turn around both its performance and its balance sheet, says Keith Woodford
27th May 19, 2:00pm
13th May 19, 11:40am
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There is much more work to be done as the Zero Carbon Bill works its way through to enactment, says Keith Woodford
There is much more work to be done as the Zero Carbon Bill works its way through to enactment, says Keith Woodford
13th May 19, 11:40am
1st May 19, 10:15am
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American agriculture is increasingly dominated by large scale corporate operations
American agriculture is increasingly dominated by large scale corporate operations
1st May 19, 10:15am
16th Apr 19, 9:50am
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Keith Woodford discusses why China must stay front of mind when considering agrifood developments
Keith Woodford discusses why China must stay front of mind when considering agrifood developments
16th Apr 19, 9:50am
1st Apr 19, 5:45pm
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Keith Woodford explains how the Westland dairy co-operative created its own demise, with sale to Chinese company Yili now the best and only realistic strategy
Keith Woodford explains how the Westland dairy co-operative created its own demise, with sale to Chinese company Yili now the best and only realistic strategy
1st Apr 19, 5:45pm
18th Mar 19, 4:11pm
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Keith Woodford reflects as to whether the farming rules of the game, including the importance of cash flow versus capital gain, have changed, irrespective of any capital gains tax, and what this means for the future
Keith Woodford reflects as to whether the farming rules of the game, including the importance of cash flow versus capital gain, have changed, irrespective of any capital gains tax, and what this means for the future
18th Mar 19, 4:11pm
4th Mar 19, 8:34am
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Keith Woodford explains how MPI continues to withhold key information about the Mycoplasma bovis eradication program
Keith Woodford explains how MPI continues to withhold key information about the Mycoplasma bovis eradication program
4th Mar 19, 8:34am
18th Feb 19, 8:38am
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Keith Woodford describes how anger is mounting again amongst Mycoplasma bovis farmers and how some are in dire trouble. The official information flow lacks transparency as to what is really happening
Keith Woodford describes how anger is mounting again amongst Mycoplasma bovis farmers and how some are in dire trouble. The official information flow lacks transparency as to what is really happening
18th Feb 19, 8:38am
9th Feb 19, 9:31am
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Keith Woodford explains the decisions and behaviours that have led to dairy’s debt-laden pickle
Keith Woodford explains the decisions and behaviours that have led to dairy’s debt-laden pickle
9th Feb 19, 9:31am
23rd Jan 19, 4:30pm
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Keith Woodford explains how transforming dairy to be environmentally friendly is possible, but existing debt will be a big constraint
Keith Woodford explains how transforming dairy to be environmentally friendly is possible, but existing debt will be a big constraint
23rd Jan 19, 4:30pm
8th Jan 19, 9:31am
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Keith Woodford explains why the Mycoplasma battle is far from over; at best it is the end of the beginning
Keith Woodford explains why the Mycoplasma battle is far from over; at best it is the end of the beginning
8th Jan 19, 9:31am
10th Dec 18, 5:11pm
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Keith Woodford explains why Fonterra’s strategic reset depends on board personalities as well as strategy
Keith Woodford explains why Fonterra’s strategic reset depends on board personalities as well as strategy
10th Dec 18, 5:11pm
26th Nov 18, 9:03am
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Keith Woodford discusses why understanding Russia can be important to our New Zealand agrifood industries
Keith Woodford discusses why understanding Russia can be important to our New Zealand agrifood industries
26th Nov 18, 9:03am
20th Nov 18, 8:33am
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Keith Woodford discusses A1 and A2 milk in Russia, and some broader issues of Russian life
Keith Woodford discusses A1 and A2 milk in Russia, and some broader issues of Russian life
20th Nov 18, 8:33am

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