The usual culprits are angry at hearing last week that the Government and the agri sector will work together to…
OPINION: In theory everyone is happy with the deal struck between the Government and the agricultural sector over emissions.
The emissions train is leaving the station and farmers need to be aboard, says DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle.
Dairy and red meat farmer lobbies want Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to back their climate change initiative rather than impose a farmer levy.
Economically, New Zealand is entering a dramatic era of unprecedented change, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told the Federated Farmers conference.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand’s economy is entering a dramatic new era of change with all the primary sector’s challenges ‘lying on the table’ together.
Agricultural Minister Damien O’Connor claims at least 2000 farmers will be helped with on-the-ground support to lift their environmental sustainability as part of Budget 2019 funding.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern acknowledges uncertainty about climate change is making life difficult for farmers.
Farmer reaction is mixed to the Government’s Zero Carbon Amendment Bill introduced into Parliament last week.