Federated Farmers president Katie Milne says the new Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor is obviously well versed in agriculture, which many Feds members and all farmers will appreciate.
Farmers have thanked the outgoing Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright for her service.
The dairy industry has launched an ambitious scheme to encourage young New Zealanders to make careers on farms.
Although the National Party ended election night the largest party by a healthy margin, its margin wasn’t big enough (unlike 2008, 2011, and 2014) to make its return to the Treasury benches a foregone conclusion.
Forget about a trifecta of looming taxes, it’s a "pick six", says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Chris Lewis.
Fellow Feds board member Andrew Hoggard and I have just returned from a five-day study tour in Australia hosted by Mercury Energy.
Federated Farmers dairy chairman Chris Lewis believes most farmers are now compliant with new rules on handling bobby calves.