Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:54

MPI’s behaviour on M. bovis beastly

Farmers affected by Mycoplasma bovis need help and support, but MPI treats them as guilty parties, claims Mid-Canterbury Federated Farmers dairy chair Chris Ford.

Published in General News

OPINION: Tensions are rising over the amount of productive farmland being taken up by forestry.

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Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven believes animal numbers would have to be effectively halved to meet the 2050 target set by the Government's new Zero Carbon Amendment Bill.

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Tuesday, 14 May 2019 08:54

No choice but to cull

Only by culling cows would New Zealand achieve the methane emission targets set by the Government unless there was a major breakthrough in science, says Federated Farmers national vice-president Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 09:13

Cheer up already, farmers!

The dumping of capital gains tax initiatives is yet another issue going right for the farming community – and farmers should cheer up, says Federated Farmers economics spokesperson and national vice-president Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 15:32

Farmers agree on call against CGT

The Government's decision not to proceed with a capital gains tax has been approved by farmers. 

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Federated Farmers says it is disappointed an exemption won’t be made for farmers who need semi-automatic rifles for pest control.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 08:43

Compliance costs irk Naki farmers

Regulators are being urged to work with and not against farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 07:58

Farmers not happy with firearms bill

Farmers say unless further changes are made to the Arms Amendment Bill, pests will be the winners and the environment will be the losers.

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

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