Friday, 19 June 2015 16:30

Raw milk still available

A new policy around the sale of raw milk to consumers will not restrict the volume, but there will be new requirements for farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 09:59

More financial pain

The financial pain for dairy farmers will hit home early in the coming season, according to the head of Federated Farmers dairy section Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:38

Are we asking right questions

Many Fonterra shareholders were disappointed with the interim results the co-op announced last month.  Many feel they are not seeing a return on their investment.

Published in Opinion

Federated Farmers Dairy president Andrew Hoggard is urging farmers to maintain a frugal mindset in the face of disappointing half-year results by processors.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:57

Keep budgets tight

Dairy farmers are being urged to keep their budgets tight.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 00:00

Sheds as secure as can be

There is a limit to what farmers can do to improve security on their farms, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 March 2015 08:49

Drop in GDT disappointing

Federated Farmers say the 8.8% drop in the Global Dairy Trade yesterday will be disappointing to New Zealand dairy farmers but it is important not to jump to conclusions.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:09

Farmers on notice over water quality

One in five Fonterra suppliers is on notice to improve the quality of their milking shed water. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 10:11

Small price rise good enough

Despite a smaller rise in the global dairy price index last week, farmers will be happy, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard. He says farmers were hoping for another big rise, similar to the previous two auctions but this did not eventuate.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 February 2015 00:00

Waiting for co-op to say sorry

Federated Farmers dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says as shareholder of Fonterra he’s heard “didley squat” about the US cheese licence saga.

Published in General News
 

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