Both DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are urging farmers to have their say on the proposed Zero Carbon Bill by July 16.
With submissions due to close this week, Beef + Lamb NZ says it is pleased with the number of responses from farmers on its proposed biosecurity levy increase.
Many agricultural contractors use off-the-shelf machinery to deliver their services, but others ingeniously modify such gear or design bespoke implements to fulfil a particular need.
Organisations representing New Zealand’s largest food and beverage exporters are calling on Britain and the European Union to work with NZ and honour existing WTO tariff rate quotas.
Beef + Lamb NZ is pleased the UK got an extension for Brexit, says Esther Guy-Meakin, BLNZ’s manager, international trade.
Sheep and beef farmers are being asked to pay a biosecurity levy of $2/head of cattle, an increase of $1.55/head on the original levy.
OPINION: The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s (PCE) recent comprehensive report: “Farms, Forests and Fossil Fuels” shows the clear way forward for New Zealand on climate change.