Friday, 17 May 2019 09:10

Goalposts shift

The farming sector has engaged in the national effort to draft a credible response to climate change so New Zealand is seen internationally to be doing its bit.

Published in Milking It
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 08:54

No choice but to cull

Only by culling cows would New Zealand achieve the methane emission targets set by the Government unless there was a major breakthrough in science, says Federated Farmers national vice-president Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 15:32

Farmers agree on call against CGT

The Government's decision not to proceed with a capital gains tax has been approved by farmers. 

Published in General News
Saturday, 23 March 2019 11:01

Axe most of TWG’s recommendations

Federated Farmers is calling on the Government to reject most of the raft of new taxes proposed by the Tax Working Group (TWG).

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 09:31

Sweet and sour from Fonterra

Fonterra's milk price review last week was a mixed bag, says Federated Farmers vice president Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:51

Farms hit by Nelson fires

Six commercial farms have been destroyed by the huge fire in the hills southwest of Nelson, according to Federated Farmers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 07:55

Pāmu criticised for playing politics

State farmer Landcorp has raised the ire of opposition politicians and Federated Farmers over its increasingly overt political behaviour.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 08:45

Farmers’ financial pressure highest since 2015

Farmers’ bank satisfaction is at its lowest and their financial pressure at its highest since 2015, reveals the Federated Farmers November Banking Survey.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 10:12

Farmers under the microscope

Farming has been under the microscope this month with three heavyweight Government reports — on water quality, climate change and Mycoplasma bovis — all appearing in just three days.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 07:55

Reports present more challenges

Dairy farming is in the spotlight following three heavyweight Government announcements. 

Published in General News
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