Displaying items by tag: Federated Farmers

Thursday, 24 September 2020 05:55

New Feds man keen to build

New Feds board member, William Beetham wants the organisation recognised for its significant contributions to NZ farming and society as a whole.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 14:20

How much of a problem is slow rural internet?

Federated Farmers’ latest connectivity survey offers a glimpse into how common slow internet is for rural families and businesses.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 05:55

New water rules muddy waters

More revelations about the impracticality of the Governments’ new freshwater regulations debacle have emerged.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 11:02

What’s going on in southland? — Editorial

OPINION: It is hard to fathom exactly what’s going to happen in Southland in light of the impact of the Government’s new freshwater regulations.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 06:55

Graziers quitting!

Some Southland farmers who graze dairy cattle in winter say they will not do it next year.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 05:55

Migrant workers set to return

About 50 migrant dairy workers could potentially benefit from the Government’s border exception for work visa holders.

Published in General News
Friday, 11 September 2020 09:05

Rethink needed — Editorial

OPINION: Environment minister David Parker has had a long and tempestuous relationship with the farming sector.

Published in Opinion

The new National Environment Standard (NES) for Freshwater could derail the progress already made on improving water quality in Canterbury, claim Federated Farmers regional presidents.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 09:15

Farmers praised for winter grazing effort

Favourable weather conditions and best management practices have lifted winter grazing standards in Southland this year, says Federated Farmers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 07:03

Winter grazing fight turning political

The new rules around winter grazing – especially in Southland – are rapidly becoming an election issue.

Published in General News
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