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

2nd Sep 15, 11:08am
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Keith Woodford identifies China’s two economies and assesses what that means for New Zealand’s agri-food sector
Keith Woodford identifies China’s two economies and assesses what that means for New Zealand’s agri-food sector
2nd Sep 15, 11:08am
16th Aug 15, 9:34am
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Keith Woodford reviews the outlook for dairy and finds many farmers adjusting with the future in mind; not so by the dairy organisations, he worries
Keith Woodford reviews the outlook for dairy and finds many farmers adjusting with the future in mind; not so by the dairy organisations, he worries
16th Aug 15, 9:34am
6th Aug 15, 11:02am
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Keith Woodford says 'big' is not always beautiful if you are 'small'. Here are his concerns
Keith Woodford says 'big' is not always beautiful if you are 'small'. Here are his concerns
6th Aug 15, 11:02am
21st Jul 15, 5:40pm
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Keith Woodford sees overwhelming evidence our dairy industry will flourish as China's middle class expands rapidly & we maintain our huge cost advantages
Keith Woodford sees overwhelming evidence our dairy industry will flourish as China's middle class expands rapidly & we maintain our huge cost advantages
21st Jul 15, 5:40pm
10th Jul 15, 9:45am
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Keith Woodford shows how important market access ideas generated here get ignored, only to be picked up by our rivals. He is frustrated
Keith Woodford shows how important market access ideas generated here get ignored, only to be picked up by our rivals. He is frustrated
10th Jul 15, 9:45am
5th Jul 15, 5:00pm
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Keith Woodford assesses the major developments in Australia as A2 milk pushes into the big leagues, with a 'huge irony' that this opportunity has passed NZ and Fonterra by
Keith Woodford assesses the major developments in Australia as A2 milk pushes into the big leagues, with a 'huge irony' that this opportunity has passed NZ and Fonterra by
5th Jul 15, 5:00pm
27th Jun 15, 5:53pm
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Keith Woodford looks ahead to see how dairy farmers will adjust to the regulatory, environmental and economic pressures in their industry and still be able to prosper
Keith Woodford looks ahead to see how dairy farmers will adjust to the regulatory, environmental and economic pressures in their industry and still be able to prosper
27th Jun 15, 5:53pm
20th Jun 15, 8:20am
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Keith Woodford follows the trail of a huge live breeding ewe shipment to Mexico and is disturbed by what he finds
Keith Woodford follows the trail of a huge live breeding ewe shipment to Mexico and is disturbed by what he finds
20th Jun 15, 8:20am
14th Jun 15, 4:49pm
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Keith Woodford says the Trans Pacific Partnership is caught on American rocks. If it does sail again, he wants to see the fine print
Keith Woodford says the Trans Pacific Partnership is caught on American rocks. If it does sail again, he wants to see the fine print
14th Jun 15, 4:49pm
4th Jun 15, 8:56am
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Keith Woodford explains how bumper harvests in the American grain bowl affect New Zealand agriculture, and why new technologies are the way to meet the challenge
Keith Woodford explains how bumper harvests in the American grain bowl affect New Zealand agriculture, and why new technologies are the way to meet the challenge
4th Jun 15, 8:56am
27th May 15, 9:57am
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Keith Woodford says for dairy farmers it is the time to hunker down, but not a time to lie doggo. There are decisions to be made
Keith Woodford says for dairy farmers it is the time to hunker down, but not a time to lie doggo. There are decisions to be made
27th May 15, 9:57am
25th May 15, 10:16am
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Keith Woodford unpicks the cash flow implications of the 'estimates' due from Fonterra for the upcoming season
Keith Woodford unpicks the cash flow implications of the 'estimates' due from Fonterra for the upcoming season
25th May 15, 10:16am
11th May 15, 5:21pm
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Keith Woodford updates how New Zealand infant formula is being used at the forefront of distribution changes in China, and as a key element in Walmart's recovery plan
Keith Woodford updates how New Zealand infant formula is being used at the forefront of distribution changes in China, and as a key element in Walmart's recovery plan
11th May 15, 5:21pm
29th Apr 15, 9:03am
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There is an earthquake coming for the New Zealand meat processing industry centered on Silver Fern Farms says Keith Woodford. He lays out the recovery options
There is an earthquake coming for the New Zealand meat processing industry centered on Silver Fern Farms says Keith Woodford. He lays out the recovery options
29th Apr 15, 9:03am
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27th Apr 15, 11:25am
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Keith Woodford reports on a significant disruptive shift in China's infant formula market that will see the huge margins vanish but make the product available to millions of new consumers
[Updated]
Keith Woodford reports on a significant disruptive shift in China's infant formula market that will see the huge margins vanish but make the product available to millions of new consumers
27th Apr 15, 11:25am
[Updated]
7th Apr 15, 4:25pm
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Are capacity utilisation and processing costs part of the beef problem, and if so, what is the solution, asks Keith Woodford
[Updated]
Are capacity utilisation and processing costs part of the beef problem, and if so, what is the solution, asks Keith Woodford
7th Apr 15, 4:25pm
1st Apr 15, 5:41pm
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The tide is going out on the sheep processing industry and Keith Woodford has found a processor that has been 'swimming naked'
The tide is going out on the sheep processing industry and Keith Woodford has found a processor that has been 'swimming naked'
1st Apr 15, 5:41pm
25th Mar 15, 9:40am
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Keith Woodford sees the marketing of New Zealand's food products in China about to get major disruption via online selling, and infant formula will start the trend
Keith Woodford sees the marketing of New Zealand's food products in China about to get major disruption via online selling, and infant formula will start the trend
25th Mar 15, 9:40am
24th Apr 13, 9:13am
Keith Woodford says the 'sad reality' of the sheep industry makes any industry solution subject to some very tough choices
Keith Woodford says the 'sad reality' of the sheep industry makes any industry solution subject to some very tough choices
24th Apr 13, 9:13am
19th Apr 13, 10:30am
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Keith Woodford says the meat industry will crash with the status quo, and the 'last man standing' won't be farmer-owned. He urges farmers and processors to commit supply
Keith Woodford says the meat industry will crash with the status quo, and the 'last man standing' won't be farmer-owned. He urges farmers and processors to commit supply
19th Apr 13, 10:30am

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