Interestingly, none of the politicians managed to escape the wrath of farmers at the protest march organised by the lobby…
Federated Farmers Dairy chairman and Manawatu farmer Andrew Hoggard recently addressed the MobileTech Conference.
Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard questions whether Fonterra is truly representing NZ values and culture.
Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says subsidies and support payments to farmers are partly responsible for the shock rise in global milk production.
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.
A member poll by Federated Farmers shows 11.1% of dairy farmers are now under pressure by banks over their mortgages.
Subsidies handed to European farmers are partly responsible for the dip in global dairy prices, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard.
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).
Dairy farmers are being urged to make their businesses resilient around a $5/kgMS payout for the next few years.