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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 May 17, 9:48am
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Keith Woodford says that the challenges of finding alternatives to dairying are under-estimated by urban New Zealand
Keith Woodford says that the challenges of finding alternatives to dairying are under-estimated by urban New Zealand
9th May 17, 9:48am
26th Apr 17, 2:17pm
Keith Woodford reflects on fifty years of farming revolution in Canterbury and expects to see ongoing change
Keith Woodford reflects on fifty years of farming revolution in Canterbury and expects to see ongoing change
26th Apr 17, 2:17pm
12th Apr 17, 8:31am
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Keith Woodford says that Synlait is about to become the dominant New Zealand producer of infant formula
Keith Woodford says that Synlait is about to become the dominant New Zealand producer of infant formula
12th Apr 17, 8:31am
27th Mar 17, 8:13pm
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Keith Woodford says Fonterra’s half-year results are solid but it is not all plain sailing ahead
Keith Woodford says Fonterra’s half-year results are solid but it is not all plain sailing ahead
27th Mar 17, 8:13pm
13th Mar 17, 10:42am
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Keith Woodford says the latest downturn in milk powder prices suggests considerable caution is appropriate for next season’s budgets
Keith Woodford says the latest downturn in milk powder prices suggests considerable caution is appropriate for next season’s budgets
13th Mar 17, 10:42am
3rd Mar 17, 2:16pm
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Keith Woodford, a long time watcher of the A2 milk category, sees the sense in the closer tie-up between a2Milk and Synlait
Keith Woodford, a long time watcher of the A2 milk category, sees the sense in the closer tie-up between a2Milk and Synlait
3rd Mar 17, 2:16pm
1st Mar 17, 2:03pm
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Keith Woodford sees the imminent debate about land use on the Christchurch Port Hills full of self-interested positions with forestry, farming, recreation and conservation all in competition
Keith Woodford sees the imminent debate about land use on the Christchurch Port Hills full of self-interested positions with forestry, farming, recreation and conservation all in competition
1st Mar 17, 2:03pm
25th Feb 17, 10:16am
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Keith Woodford chronicles the Christchurch fires, and raises questions about the official response, and how the Port Hills should be replanted
Keith Woodford chronicles the Christchurch fires, and raises questions about the official response, and how the Port Hills should be replanted
25th Feb 17, 10:16am
15th Feb 17, 12:10pm
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Keith Woodford says that the search for new agri-food markets always leads back to China and the ASEAN nations, but there are also lots of opportunities elsewhere
Keith Woodford says that the search for new agri-food markets always leads back to China and the ASEAN nations, but there are also lots of opportunities elsewhere
15th Feb 17, 12:10pm
30th Jan 17, 12:55pm
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Keith Woodford says truth is the first casualty in water debates
Keith Woodford says truth is the first casualty in water debates
30th Jan 17, 12:55pm
16th Jan 17, 11:51am
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Keith Woodford says messy water laws impede efficient use of our key resource. It is a resource that has the potential to make us "an extremely wealthy society"
Keith Woodford says messy water laws impede efficient use of our key resource. It is a resource that has the potential to make us "an extremely wealthy society"
16th Jan 17, 11:51am
4th Jan 17, 2:37pm
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Keith Woodford says that Bellamys infant formula woes has lessons both for New Zealand 's organic dairy farmers and the broader New Zealand infant formula trade with China
Keith Woodford says that Bellamys infant formula woes has lessons both for New Zealand 's organic dairy farmers and the broader New Zealand infant formula trade with China
4th Jan 17, 2:37pm
23rd Dec 16, 8:05am
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Keith Woodford says Fonterra’s new winter milk premiums recognise that 12-month production is needed for value-add
Keith Woodford says Fonterra’s new winter milk premiums recognise that 12-month production is needed for value-add
23rd Dec 16, 8:05am
29th Nov 16, 4:03pm
Keith Woodford says that dairy volatility is still with us, and there is lots of uncertainty over the coming months
Keith Woodford says that dairy volatility is still with us, and there is lots of uncertainty over the coming months
29th Nov 16, 4:03pm
16th Nov 16, 6:27pm
Keith Woodford notes China’s infant formula market imports continue to grow but further business failures are inevitable
Keith Woodford notes China’s infant formula market imports continue to grow but further business failures are inevitable
16th Nov 16, 6:27pm
10th Nov 16, 10:56am
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Keith Woodford says if action lines up with rhetoric American dairy will be hit by incoming president Trump’s policies & global dairy prices will rise
Keith Woodford says if action lines up with rhetoric American dairy will be hit by incoming president Trump’s policies & global dairy prices will rise
10th Nov 16, 10:56am
2nd Nov 16, 9:12am
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Given New Zealand's Paris climate commitments, Keith Woodford sees no alternative to planting 80,000 ha of extra trees per year. And that won't happen without a change in Government policy
Given New Zealand's Paris climate commitments, Keith Woodford sees no alternative to planting 80,000 ha of extra trees per year. And that won't happen without a change in Government policy
2nd Nov 16, 9:12am
19th Oct 16, 10:44am
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Keith Woodford spends a morning at the Lincoln University Dairy Farm hearing about stocking rates, nitrogen and ryegrass
Keith Woodford spends a morning at the Lincoln University Dairy Farm hearing about stocking rates, nitrogen and ryegrass
19th Oct 16, 10:44am
5th Oct 16, 8:46am
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Keith Woodford says a deeper understanding about what is actually going on in Chinese agriculture is essential for NZ agri-business managers
Keith Woodford says a deeper understanding about what is actually going on in Chinese agriculture is essential for NZ agri-business managers
5th Oct 16, 8:46am
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29th Sep 16, 1:48pm
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Keith Woodford sees volatility being a permanent part of Fonterra's future in most markets, but impovements in the things it can control should reduce the swings
[Updated]
Keith Woodford sees volatility being a permanent part of Fonterra's future in most markets, but impovements in the things it can control should reduce the swings
29th Sep 16, 1:48pm

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