Wednesday, 15 March 2017 08:55

Getting our priorities right — Editorial

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.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 13:27

Lab-grown milk a threat

Bacon without pigs, milk without cows – are they a threat to New Zealand’s agriculture sector?

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 10:55

An unstable world

Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says the world markets have become more unstable despite an improvement in dairy prices.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 January 2017 12:05

Adding fuel to fire?

Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard is worried that an appeal against a Greenpeace advertisement ruling on river pollution could prolong unfair media coverage.
Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 09:55

Expect more flak in upcoming silly season

Expect more flak from politicians and others as New Zealand moves into general election mode, says Federated Farmers Dairy chair Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 November 2016 15:54

Brighter finish to tough week

Fonterra’s lift in its payout to $6/kgMS puts a brighter note on the end of a tough week for farming.

Published in General News
Monday, 14 November 2016 17:18

Power outage hits NI farms

Dairy farmers in the lower North Island also faced power outages after a series of earthquakes this morning.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 08:55

Get those ramps built

The sooner farmers install walk-on loading ramps for bobby calves the better, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 16:40

Morale booster for dairy farmers at GDT auction

Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says this morning’s strong rise in global dairy prices is a morale booster for farmers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 10:55

PKE rules not made to be broken

PKE rules are there for a reason and importers must abide by them, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News

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