Tuesday, 17 September 2019 09:55

Be active, engaged

Farmers must stay active and engaged with the submission process, says Federated Farmers environment and water spokesman Chris Allen.

Published in General News

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne says the two-week extension for submitting on the freshwater discussion document is a start.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 September 2019 10:31

Farmers want NAIT to work

Farmers say they recognise they have ultimate responsibility of stock traceability, and want the National Animal Identification and Traceability system (NAIT) to work.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 September 2019 07:55

Mind your feet — Feds

The days are gone when you may wear on a farm the shoes you have worn on overseas trips, says Feds biosecurity spokeswoman Karen Williams.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 12:55

Farmer confidence lagging, but...

The latest survey of farmer confidence from Federated Farmers does not make pretty reading, says BNZ senior economic Doug Steel.

But it's not all doom and gloom.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 07:55

Farmers left out of water talks

Federated Farmers says it didn’t have a say in a new plan on water quality, even though farmers are expected to bear the brunt of the proposal.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 12:55

Less stick, more carrot

Fish & Game New Zealand should recognise farmers’ good work in cleaning up the environment rather than constantly criticising them, says Federated Farmers environment spokesman Chris Allen.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 11:55

Don’t shut borrower out of mediation

A cost of $6000 for mediation between an indebted farmer and a bank would be at the lower end of the cost spectrum, says Federated Farmers sharemilkers chairman Richard McIntyre.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 August 2019 07:55

Gun buy back a flop?

Farmers need access to centrefire, semi automatic rifles for killing pests, claims hunter Stewart Hydes.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 August 2019 07:55

Emissions trading tops farmers’ concerns

Climate change policy and the emissions trading scheme (ETS) are farmers’ biggest concerns.

Published in Agribusiness
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