Displaying items by tag: Chris Lewis

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 11:55

How long will A2 premiums last?

Federated Farmers national dairy chair Chris Lewis says he is looking into transitioning to an A2 herd but he questions whether the premium will stick if everyone switches.

Published in General News
Monday, 28 May 2018 11:33

$7/kgMS payout tops forecasters’ range

Fonterra's $7/kgMS opening milk price is at the top end of the range seen by market followers and analysts.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 08:55

Still in the dark over Fonterra injunction

Fonterra's high court injunction gagging a former director and the news media is in its second week and farmer shareholders are still in the dark.

Published in General News
Monday, 18 September 2017 10:12

Farmers facing a ‘pick six’

Forget about a trifecta of looming taxes, it’s a "pick six", says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Chris Lewis.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 10:55

Most farmers doing it right

Federated Farmers dairy chairman Chris Lewis believes most farmers are now compliant with new rules on handling bobby calves.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:55

Wider view for former industry chairman

Federated Farmers’ new vice-president, Andrew Hoggard, says in his new role he’ll take a much wider view of agriculture — not just dairy.

Published in General News
Sunday, 19 March 2017 06:55

Remind inspectors about farm safety

Dairy farmers bracing for unannounced visits by Waikato Regional Council staff are reminded by a Feds spokesman to enforce health and safety rules onfarm.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 09:55

Healthy Rivers hits a snag

A level playing field is what Horticulture NZ, Federated Farmers and other primary organisations want from a judicial review of Waikato’s ‘healthy rivers’ plan change.

Published in General News

Farmers in Waikato face bills of up to $750,000 to comply with a proposed plan to improve fresh water quality.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 15:39

Concerns raised over Healthy Rivers

Discussions held with Waikato Federated Farmers members have revealed significant concerns about the impact of the Waikato Regional Council's proposed 'Plan Change One'.

Published in General News
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