Tuesday, 19 November 2019 11:55

A lesson in political science

The Zero Carbon Bill has just been passed into law, but not without significant misgivings from across the farming sector.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 August 2019 07:55

Emissions trading tops farmers’ concerns

Climate change policy and the emissions trading scheme (ETS) are farmers’ biggest concerns.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 08:55

Front up about the mistakes — Hoggard

As well as laying out its new strategy, Fonterra should make clearer how it got into this trouble, says Federated Farmers national vice-president and dairy farmer Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 08:55

Farmers must succeed - bankers

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association has welcomed the news that the government will introduce a Bill to parliament to set up a farm debt mediation scheme.

Published in General News
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
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