Tuesday, 12 September 2017 08:55

Election stunt doomed to fail

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:55

Wider view for former industry chairman

Federated Farmers’ new vice-president, Andrew Hoggard, says in his new role he’ll take a much wider view of agriculture — not just dairy.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 08:55

Hoggard’s parting shot at Greenpeace

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 08:55

New PKE regime ‘no big deal’

Federated Farmers dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says not many farmers would need to adjust their palm kernel expeller (PKE) feeding regime.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 June 2017 07:55

Back in the black — Editorial

Dairy has got its mojo back. After two challenging seasons, last week brought two items of great news for Fonterra farmers.

Published in Opinion

Fonterra's lifting of the current season payout to $6.15/kgMS highlights the revival in the fortunes of dairy farms, says Federated Farmers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 May 2017 16:28

Greenies should take note - Hoggard

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.

Published in General News

For many farmers, ‘compliance’ is a word that evokes images of short-stature, goose-stepping individuals with clipboards and funny moustaches.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 21 April 2017 11:44

Farmers welcome migrant visa changes

Farmers are concerned about a three-year cap on temporary work visas announced by the Government this week.

Published in General News

Federated Farmers dairy spokesman Andrew Hoggard says all the farmers he has talked to understand it is important to be able to manage the growth of the industry.

Published in General News
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