Displaying items by tag: Andrew Hoggard

Farmer confidence is up but they doubt general economic conditions will improve this year, says Federated Farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 08:59

Te Papa muddying the waters

Debate over Te Papa’s controversial exhibition on water quality has farmers continuing their criticism and the museum defending its stance.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 13:55

Hoggard eyes Feds presidency

Federated Farmers vice president Andrew Hoggard will be standing for president of the farmer lobby at this year’s annual meeting in June.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 09:55

Dairy debt – the perfect storm?

Federated Farmers vice president, Andrew Hoggard says some dairy farmers are trapped with debt.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 13:55

Pressure from banks no surprise

News that farmers are feeling the pressure from banks is unsurprising.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 12:55

Banks put screws on farmers

Farmers are feeling the pressure from banks.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 06:55

Co-op’s result music to farmers’ ears

Federated Farmers vice president Andrew Hoggard says farmers will be pleased to hear a positive first quarter result from Fonterra.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 November 2019 10:55

Zero Carbon Bill a missed opportunity!

OPINION: The Government failed to take on board common sense suggestions for the improvement of the recently passed Zero Carbon Bill (ZCB).

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 11:55

A lesson in political science

The Zero Carbon Bill has just been passed into law, but not without significant misgivings from across the farming sector.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 August 2019 07:55

Emissions trading tops farmers’ concerns

Climate change policy and the emissions trading scheme (ETS) are farmers’ biggest concerns.

Published in Agribusiness
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