The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
Dairy farmers are welcoming the report released today by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.
Dairy farmers could end up paying more for the Mycoplasma bovis eradication effort if they do not endorse DairyNZ’s proposed levy.
Any changes to the tax system should better support the productive dairy sector and not hinder environmental work, says DairyNZ.
The dairy sector is recognising the loss of pasture-based farm system advocate Adrian van Bysterveldt.
Farmers are being urged to have their say on the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) review consultation now underway.
DairyNZ says emissions prices suggested by the Productivity Commission would heavily affect NZ farming if the sector faced a full emissions price under the Emissions Trading Scheme.