The final list of candidates for Fonterra’s board election is out. Surprisingly only one candidate came through the farmer nominated…
Federated Farmers says it is “puzzled and frustrated” by the Ministry for the Environment’s (MfE) failure to immediately release the peer review of Essential Freshwater nutrient band technical reports.
Farmers must stay active and engaged with the submission process, says Federated Farmers environment and water spokesman Chris Allen.
Federated Farmers says it didn’t have a say in a new plan on water quality, even though farmers are expected to bear the brunt of the proposal.
Fish & Game New Zealand should recognise farmers’ good work in cleaning up the environment rather than constantly criticising them, says Federated Farmers environment spokesman Chris Allen.
Local councils may soon be required to map significant natural areas in their plans, likely impacting farmers.
Modern irrigation is all about “precision rainfall,” says Federated Farmers water and environment spokesperson Chris Allen.
We are losing our most productive land to houses - that’s the most significant point Federated Farmers takes from the ‘Our Land 2018’ report released today.
Fellow Feds board member Andrew Hoggard and I have just returned from a five-day study tour in Australia hosted by Mercury Energy.