Federated Farmers Dairy president Andrew Hoggard is urging farmers to maintain a frugal mindset in the face of disappointing half-year results by processors.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:57

Keep budgets tight

Dairy farmers are being urged to keep their budgets tight.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 00:00

Sheds as secure as can be

There is a limit to what farmers can do to improve security on their farms, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 March 2015 08:49

Drop in GDT disappointing

Federated Farmers say the 8.8% drop in the Global Dairy Trade yesterday will be disappointing to New Zealand dairy farmers but it is important not to jump to conclusions.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:09

Farmers on notice over water quality

One in five Fonterra suppliers is on notice to improve the quality of their milking shed water. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 10:11

Small price rise good enough

Despite a smaller rise in the global dairy price index last week, farmers will be happy, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard. He says farmers were hoping for another big rise, similar to the previous two auctions but this did not eventuate.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 February 2015 00:00

Waiting for co-op to say sorry

Federated Farmers dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says as shareholder of Fonterra he’s heard “didley squat” about the US cheese licence saga.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 12:36

Social media helps out

Many farmers are using social media – notably Twitter – to share information on how best to manage the dry spell.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 12:28

No one is moaning or whingeing

As usual in summer, some regions are drying out – some are getting extremely dry. The media is running hot with drought stories, from ‘experts’ on social media and in print.

Published in Opinion
Saturday, 07 February 2015 00:00

Farmers cautious despite GDT rise

Dairy farmers are still wary despite three successive lifts in global dairy auction prices.

Published in General News
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