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Friday, 18 May 2012 14:46

Feds back water report

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.

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Friday, 18 May 2012 11:01

Feds keen to join world body

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).

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Thursday, 03 May 2012 11:55

Farmers likely to revise budgets

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.

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Tuesday, 01 May 2012 12:01

DIRA clause flawed say Feds

Federated Farmers did not hold back when critiquing the Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Bill before Parliament's Primary Production select committee yesterday.

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Wednesday, 04 April 2012 09:42

DIRA though first reading

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.

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Monday, 20 February 2012 16:18

Feds to meet Fonterra on TAF

Following Federated Farmers Dairy Council last week, the federation's dairy executive and Fonterra board are to meet.

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