Now that the circus surrounding the Budget’s release has subsided, Milking It makes the following observations about some of its…
Fonterra's lifting of the current season payout to $6.15/kgMS highlights the revival in the fortunes of dairy farms, says Federated Farmers.
Greenie groups who seek to bolster their fundraising campaigns by using dairy farmers as their favourite target need to read the Water Accord report released today.
For many farmers, ‘compliance’ is a word that evokes images of short-stature, goose-stepping individuals with clipboards and funny moustaches.
Farmers are concerned about a three-year cap on temporary work visas announced by the Government this week.
Federated Farmers dairy spokesman Andrew Hoggard says all the farmers he has talked to understand it is important to be able to manage the growth of the industry.
Dairy industry leader Andrew Hoggard supports the idea of opening Fonterra shares to overseas milk suppliers – but not townies.
The Government's recent announcement that it wants 90% of New Zealand’s lakes and rivers meeting swimmable water quality standards by 2040 has put the issue back into the limelight.
Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says the world markets have become more unstable despite an improvement in dairy prices.