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
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 09:55

Let the buyers be aware! — Feds

Federated Farmers says it generally supports the government’s decision to further restrict the sale of New Zealand farmland to overseas buyers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 09:55

Farmers back Fonterra’s emissions goal

Farmers are supporting Fonterra’s push for net zero carbon-dioxide emissions from all plants worldwide by 2050.

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, 12 July 2017 09:55

Wider view for former industry chairman

Federated Farmers’ new vice-president, Andrew Hoggard, says in his new role he’ll take a much wider view of agriculture — not just dairy.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 08:55

Hoggard’s parting shot at Greenpeace

Federated Farmers dairy section chair Andrew Hoggard has stepped down after three years in the role -- but not before firing a broadside at Greenpeace in his final speech last week.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 08:55

New PKE regime ‘no big deal’

Federated Farmers dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says not many farmers would need to adjust their palm kernel expeller (PKE) feeding regime.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 June 2017 07:55

Back in the black — Editorial

Dairy has got its mojo back. After two challenging seasons, last week brought two items of great news for Fonterra farmers.

Published in Opinion

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