Farmers are supporting a bill from National’s Nathan Guy to introduce harsher penalties and offences for those who deliberately contaminate food.

Published in General News

Farmers want the Government to back off local government in the Hauraki Gulf and let the people decide their futures.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 16:33

Farmers welcome new IrrigationNZ chief executive

Federated Farmers has welcomed Elizabeth Soal as the new chief executive of Irrigation New Zealand.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 07:55

Pāmu criticised for playing politics

State farmer Landcorp has raised the ire of opposition politicians and Federated Farmers over its increasingly overt political behaviour.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 08:45

Farmers’ financial pressure highest since 2015

Farmers’ bank satisfaction is at its lowest and their financial pressure at its highest since 2015, reveals the Federated Farmers November Banking Survey.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 07:55

Levy-funded bodies must justify deal

It's time for DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ to justify their split of the eradication costs of Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 09:55

Margins under squeeze

With the lowering of the farmgate milk price comes the squeezing of margins.

Published in General News
Monday, 26 November 2018 12:50

Federated Farmers boss in South America

Farmers, dairy product manufacturers and trade representatives in Uruguay and Argentina heard a New Zealand take on current agricultural issues last week.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 10:55

Apprenticeship draws a crowd

One in five people interested in taking up dairy apprenticeships are from Auckland and one in three people placed in apprenticeships are women.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:30

Natural areas plan could affect farmers

 Local councils may soon be required to map significant natural areas in their plans, likely impacting farmers.

Published in General News
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