Monday, 18 September 2017 10:12

Farmers facing a ‘pick six’

Forget about a trifecta of looming taxes, it’s a "pick six", says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Chris Lewis.

Published in General News
Friday, 15 September 2017 07:45

Water trading not a good idea

Fellow Feds board member Andrew Hoggard and I have just returned from a five-day study tour in Australia hosted by Mercury Energy.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 10:55

Most farmers doing it right

Federated Farmers dairy chairman Chris Lewis believes most farmers are now compliant with new rules on handling bobby calves.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 12:55

Green stream has council seeing red

The discovery of a Waikato stream running green with effluent has the council urging farmers to ask for advice on effluent management.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 09:55

No need for ‘leper’ treatment

North Otago is being treated “like the leper colony of the South Island” over the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak, says Federated Farmers North Otago dairy chairman Lyndon Strang.

Published in General News
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, 06 September 2017 09:55

Water tax irks

Mid-Canterbury enjoys a direct relationship between water use and employment, says Federated Farmers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 14:55

Sensible, practical and affordable - Feds

Federated Farmers says its ‘Farmers’ Manifesto’ challenges political parties in the upcoming general election to take a “sensible, practical and affordable” approach to tackling issues of high importance to its members.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 08:55

Leaders sign up to swimmable rivers

Dairy leaders have come together with other livestock and farming leaders to pledge their commitment to swimmable rivers for future generations.

Published in General News

Regions such as Mid-Canterbury enjoy a direct relationship between water use and employment, says Federated Farmers.

Published in General News
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