Tuesday, 12 June 2018 09:55

Time for strugglers to sell?

Heavily indebted farmers may be under pressure from their banks to sell up on the rising farm market to get out of their debt.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 09:55

NAIT’s a ‘pain in the arse’

Federated Farmers vice president Andrew Hoggard says the NAIT system has worried him for a long time and he doubts whether it would cope with an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD)

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 09:51

Farmers feeling the pressure — survey

More farmers are feeling under financial pressure, and satisfaction with their banks has slipped, the May 2018 Federated Farmers’ Banking Survey shows.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 08:55

Emissions trading scheme threat looms

All farmers should feel threatened by the possibility that agriculture will come under the emissions trading scheme (ETS), says Federated Farmers climate change spokesman Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 10:55

Methane not a villain

Many people do not grasp that methane is a short-lived gas that recycles, says Feds climate change spokesman Andrew Hoggard. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 09:55

P****d off Feds want straight thinking

When people say New Zealand should be a leader in agricultural climate change technology and systems, Feds climate change spokesman Andrew Hoggard says he gets “pissed off”.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 11:55

Internet woes

Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran was scheduled to meet with Federated Farmers last week to discuss the rollout of rural broadband.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 07:55

No flunkies, please!

Putting up the right people for the job rather than political flunkies on the Climate Change Commission will be the key to cross-party support, says Federated Farmers’ climate change spokesman Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 09:55

Alarm at disease spread

The dramatic spread of cow disease Mycoplasma bovis has alarmed farmers, says Federated Farmers vice-president Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Friday, 15 December 2017 08:55

Banks: we’re loving them

Most farmers are satisfied with their banks, according to the latest Federated Farmers Banking Survey.

Published in General News
 

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