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

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
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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
29th Sep 16, 1:48pm
20th Sep 16, 9:30am
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Keith Woodford discusses the challenges of moving from production to consumer-led in agriculture
Keith Woodford discusses the challenges of moving from production to consumer-led in agriculture
20th Sep 16, 9:30am
13th Sep 16, 2:35pm
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Keith Woodford points to the outsized importance of governance failure in the crisis hitting Australia's largest dairy cooperative, compares it to our own rural industry governance issues
Keith Woodford points to the outsized importance of governance failure in the crisis hitting Australia's largest dairy cooperative, compares it to our own rural industry governance issues
13th Sep 16, 2:35pm
7th Sep 16, 1:02pm
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Keith Woodford cautions the high levels of uncertainty around dairy prices. He is still working on a farmgate payout range of anywhere between $4 and $6
Keith Woodford cautions the high levels of uncertainty around dairy prices. He is still working on a farmgate payout range of anywhere between $4 and $6
7th Sep 16, 1:02pm
18th Aug 16, 1:38pm
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Keith Woodford assesses the case for using PKE as a dairy feed supplement, and the wider use of 'vegetable oil' in our food
Keith Woodford assesses the case for using PKE as a dairy feed supplement, and the wider use of 'vegetable oil' in our food
18th Aug 16, 1:38pm
9th Aug 16, 7:42pm
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Keith Woodford looks at weather events and the broader need for farm system resilience
Keith Woodford looks at weather events and the broader need for farm system resilience
9th Aug 16, 7:42pm
24th Jul 16, 3:44pm
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Keith Woodford says that with Silver Fern Farms drowning in financial underperformance, it is time to "get on with it". If OIO approval comes, there will be a wide variety of ownership models as options for farmers
Keith Woodford says that with Silver Fern Farms drowning in financial underperformance, it is time to "get on with it". If OIO approval comes, there will be a wide variety of ownership models as options for farmers
24th Jul 16, 3:44pm
13th Jul 16, 7:37am
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Keith Woodford says that if New Zealand wants to capture an increasing share of the branded dairy markets, it will need to figure out how to make non-seasonal production systems work in our pasture-based environment
Keith Woodford says that if New Zealand wants to capture an increasing share of the branded dairy markets, it will need to figure out how to make non-seasonal production systems work in our pasture-based environment
13th Jul 16, 7:37am
29th Jun 16, 4:19pm
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Keith Woodford says shocks can resolve themselves if there is underlying strength. But our underlying position on WMP is no longer a strength and that needs to change fast
Keith Woodford says shocks can resolve themselves if there is underlying strength. But our underlying position on WMP is no longer a strength and that needs to change fast
29th Jun 16, 4:19pm
17th Jun 16, 11:53am
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Keith Woodford says a lot depends on how Singapore/Hong Kong-owned Goodman Fielder responds to potential changes to their cosy access to Fonterra's milk supply
Keith Woodford says a lot depends on how Singapore/Hong Kong-owned Goodman Fielder responds to potential changes to their cosy access to Fonterra's milk supply
17th Jun 16, 11:53am

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