Federated Farmers Dairy chairman and Manawatu farmer Andrew Hoggard recently addressed the MobileTech Conference.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 14 April 2016 19:27

‘Let’s unclog the Red Band channels’

Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard questions whether Fonterra is truly representing NZ values and culture.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 April 2016 10:55

Farmers like NZX futures trading

Dairy farmers are welcoming the launch of milk price futures and options contracts.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 March 2016 06:55

Subsidies keep milk flowing, defy logic

Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says subsidies and support payments to farmers are partly responsible for the shock rise in global milk production.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 17:22

More pressure on farmers — Hoggard

This morning's announcement by Fonterra to drop its forecast payout will lump more pressure on dairy farmers and they will be counting down the days to end of the season.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 February 2016 06:55

More farmers under mortgage pressure

A member poll by Federated Farmers shows 11.1% of dairy farmers are now under pressure by banks over their mortgages. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 11:50

Subsides also pushing dairy prices down

Subsidies handed to European farmers are partly responsible for the dip in global dairy prices, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:25

Sit up, your dinner’s printed

Another fortnight passes and we have another lacklustre Global Dairy Trade result and Fonterra confirming it has revised its milk price for the current season (2015-16).

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 06:56

$5 payout the new ‘norm’

Dairy farmers are being urged to make their businesses resilient around a $5/kgMS payout for the next few years.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 09:00

Optimism as banks cut forecast payout

Banks have cut their farmgate milk price forecast after another drop in the GDT price index last week, albeit minor at an overall 1.4%.

Published in General News

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