OPINION: This old mutt understands that former Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings has landed himself a new gig back in his…
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Water has been a divisive issue for New Zealanders, but as one of 60 stakeholders and five iwi to agree with the Land & Water Forum's second report, Federated Farmers is looking to move forward.
Federated Farmers of New Zealand and the Australian National Farmers' Federation (NFF) will both apply for membership of international agricultural advocacy body, the World Farmers' Organisation (WFO).
With gloomy trade news almost daily, farmers are likely to revise their farm budgets downwards. Given pastoral agriculture spends around $13 billion on goods and services each year, this has implications for both the provincial and national economy.
Federated Farmers did not hold back when critiquing the Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Bill before Parliament's Primary Production select committee yesterday.
A Bill which oversees Fonterra's farm gate milk price setting and "aims to deliver a more transparent and efficient dairy market" according to Prime Industries Minister David Carter, passed its first reading in Parliament yesterday.