The Greens' proposed ‘nitrogen tax’ is a vote catching policy which is highly unlikely to see the light of day, says Federated Farmers vice-president and dairy farmer Andrew Hoggard.
Federated Farmers’ new vice-president, Andrew Hoggard, says in his new role he’ll take a much wider view of agriculture — not just dairy.
Federated Farmers dairy section chair Andrew Hoggard has stepped down after three years in the role -- but not before firing a broadside at Greenpeace in his final speech last week.
Federated Farmers dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says not many farmers would need to adjust their palm kernel expeller (PKE) feeding regime.
Dairy has got its mojo back. After two challenging seasons, last week brought two items of great news for Fonterra farmers.
Fonterra's lifting of the current season payout to $6.15/kgMS highlights the revival in the fortunes of dairy farms, says Federated Farmers.
Greenie groups who seek to bolster their fundraising campaigns by using dairy farmers as their favourite target need to read the Water Accord report released today.
For many farmers, ‘compliance’ is a word that evokes images of short-stature, goose-stepping individuals with clipboards and funny moustaches.
Farmers are concerned about a three-year cap on temporary work visas announced by the Government this week.