Tuesday, 16 July 2019 13:55

Policy uncertainty concerns farmers

Government policy settings are presently farmers’ biggest worry, says Federated Farmers president Katie Milne.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 11:55

Spy in the sky promises no stock upset

Farmers are being assured that any spying on grazing practices on farm this winter won’t upset stock.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 07:55

$100m for what?

Farmers pay nearly $100 million a year in levies to industry-good groups, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Chris Lewis. And for what value? he asks.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 07:50

Vet gets top gong

Oamaru vet Dr Merlyn Hay, who in 2017 outed Mycoplasma bovis on an Oamaru dairy farm, won the premier award at the Feds conference.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 12:55

Get the marketers on board

It's time to bring primary industry marketers onto farms, says Han Johr, corporate head of agriculture at Nestle.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 06:55

Plenty of buzz at Feds' conference

Federated Farmers' conference last week was a great success, says president Katie Milne.

Published in General News

Hold your local council candidates to account on costs and services: and if you think the voice of farmers is not being heard, consider standing for election yourself.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 07:55

Activists’ aerial attack

Farmers are bracing for a major animal rights campaign against their winter grazing practices.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 10:55

A common sense law — Editorial

Richard McIntyre, head of Federated Farmers sharemilkers section, was right on the money when he described plans to introduce the Farm Debt Mediation Bill as long overdue.

Published in Opinion
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
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