Now that the circus surrounding the Budget’s release has subsided, Milking It makes the following observations about some of its…
Federated Farmers previous president, William Rolleston, was very supportive of GE and there was a perception that Feds was leading the charge in support of the science — but this could now cost them.
Farming leader Dr William Rolleston is calling farmers to take charge of the scientific narrative going into the election with the urban-rural divide “as big as it has ever been”.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is still assessing the likely means of entry of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis, following its discovery on two dairy farms in the Morven area near Oamaru.
The retiring Federated Farmers president, Dr William Rolleston, is warning farmers that they will soon be “chasing the tail” of synthetic food producers because of their products’ lesser environmental footprint.
There is widespread speculation about a contest for the presidency of Federated Farmers at its annual meeting in June.
Farmers’ confidence in the economy and their own businesses improved in Federated Farmers mid-season Farm Confidence Survey, released today.