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

18th Nov 15, 10:24am
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Keith Woodford says changing China's child policies will only benefit dairy briefly. Tourism & old-age products are where big changes will occur
Keith Woodford says changing China's child policies will only benefit dairy briefly. Tourism & old-age products are where big changes will occur
18th Nov 15, 10:24am
13th Nov 15, 10:54am
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Keith Woodford looks at the downstream realities for dairy farmers and concludes that, despite the upfront costs, non-seasonal free-stall barn systems will better respond to what value-add markets need
Keith Woodford looks at the downstream realities for dairy farmers and concludes that, despite the upfront costs, non-seasonal free-stall barn systems will better respond to what value-add markets need
13th Nov 15, 10:54am
11th Nov 15, 1:38pm
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Keith Woodford says that ‘NZ Inc food baskets from down under’ are the multi-billion dollar opportunity for us in China. He calls for a comprehensive public/private partnership
Keith Woodford says that ‘NZ Inc food baskets from down under’ are the multi-billion dollar opportunity for us in China. He calls for a comprehensive public/private partnership
11th Nov 15, 1:38pm
26th Oct 15, 8:37pm
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Keith Woodford says New Zealand businesses must act together to get the huge potential benefits from online marketing of food
Keith Woodford says New Zealand businesses must act together to get the huge potential benefits from online marketing of food
26th Oct 15, 8:37pm
15th Oct 15, 5:05am
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Keith Woodford has a close look at on-farm strategy, tactics, and the Lincoln dairy farm
Keith Woodford has a close look at on-farm strategy, tactics, and the Lincoln dairy farm
15th Oct 15, 5:05am
2nd Oct 15, 2:26pm
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Keith Woodford delves into and behind the official Fonterra disclosures for the 2014-15 year and finds some unsettling developments
Keith Woodford delves into and behind the official Fonterra disclosures for the 2014-15 year and finds some unsettling developments
2nd Oct 15, 2:26pm
27th Sep 15, 8:28am
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Keith Woodford says that managing our partnerships with China will take skill and subtlety in the face of Chinese strength and domestic angst
Keith Woodford says that managing our partnerships with China will take skill and subtlety in the face of Chinese strength and domestic angst
27th Sep 15, 8:28am
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16th Sep 15, 9:11am
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Shock waves from Silver Fern Farms will now pulsate through the meat industry says Keith Woodford. The key question is how farmers will respond
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Shock waves from Silver Fern Farms will now pulsate through the meat industry says Keith Woodford. The key question is how farmers will respond
16th Sep 15, 9:11am
9th Sep 15, 4:22pm
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Keith Woodford says that our dairy focus on WMP could take us down a different path to the course consumers are taking
Keith Woodford says that our dairy focus on WMP could take us down a different path to the course consumers are taking
9th Sep 15, 4:22pm
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

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