Tuesday, 12 March 2019 11:41

Cash tight, costs rocketing — Feds

Spiralling expenses are the biggest concern to farmers right now, says Federated Farmers’ national dairy chair Chris Lewis.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 March 2019 08:43

Time to regulate all stock agents

Federated Farmers' meat and wool council is calling for compulsory regulation of stock agents.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 08 March 2019 08:40

Drought bites top of the South

Farmers across the top of the South Island are pinning their hopes on forecast rain to ease a drought some say is shaping up to be the worst since 2001.

Published in General News
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
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 08:37

Discuss whether employee wants to stay or go

Employers aren't paying enough attention to retaining the employees they have for the next season.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 11:40

Hoping rain will head-off drought

Farmers across the top of the South Island are pinning their hopes on forecast rain to ease a drought some say is shaping up as the worst since 2001.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 February 2019 13:42

Farmers against capital gains tax

Federated Farmers says a capital gains tax will add unacceptably high costs and complexity.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 February 2019 10:52

Don’t take us for mugs!

Farmers are out of patience with local and regional councils treating them as cash cows.

Published in Opinion
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
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:02

Fair pay rules may lead to strikes – Feds

Dairy farmers are concerned about the Government’s fair pay working group recommendations, says Feds dairy chairman Chris Lewis.

Published in General News
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