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That’s the message from Federated Farmers dairy section vice-chair Chris Lewis in the light of the latest video showing a new-born calf dragged along a paddock and calves being loaded into a truck.
Many dairy farmers are discussing the virtues of Fonterra’s loan for sharemilkers, and the consensus seems to be to see it as a last resort.
We've gone from prosperity to austerity in the last 12 months. Though it’s been tough, dairy farmers can take pleasure in telling the public what they have been investing in the environment.
Will the acceptance of a pay cut by Fonterra boss Theo Spierings solve the dairy industry’s problems? as suggested by Labour primary industries spokesmen Damien O’Connor.
We've heard the disappointing news on payout levels. Fonterra has updated its milksolids price down to $4.40 for this past season.
Rates are being set nationwide as local authorities prepare their long term plans (LTP) for the next three years.
I never thought when I entered farming politics that there would be so much talk about the stuff that comes out of the back end of a cow. The polite term is ‘effluent’ of course; not polite are its effects and the costs of managing it.
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