Saturday, 23 March 2019 11:01

Axe most of TWG’s recommendations

Federated Farmers is calling on the Government to reject most of the raft of new taxes proposed by the Tax Working Group (TWG).

Published in Opinion
Friday, 22 March 2019 09:10

Pea weevil nearly wiped out

An insect pest which since mid-2016 has forced a ban on growing peas in Wairarapa is on the verge of eradication.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 March 2019 15:39

Farmers back new gun laws

Farmers are throwing their support behind tougher firearms legislation proposed by the Government.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 08:22

Fake news — Billboard ruling

Anti-farming lobby Greenpeace has been ordered to take down billboards it had erected around the country accusing fertiliser companies Ballance and Ravensdown of polluting rivers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 08:13

Drought declared in Mainland

The drought formally declared in the northern regions of the South Island is now extended into Marlborough, Buller and Nelson.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 11:41

Cash tight, costs rocketing — Feds

Spiralling expenses are the biggest concern to farmers right now, says Federated Farmers’ national dairy chair Chris Lewis.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 March 2019 08:43

Time to regulate all stock agents

Federated Farmers' meat and wool council is calling for compulsory regulation of stock agents.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 08 March 2019 08:40

Drought bites top of the South

Farmers across the top of the South Island are pinning their hopes on forecast rain to ease a drought some say is shaping up to be the worst since 2001.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 09:31

Sweet and sour from Fonterra

Fonterra's milk price review last week was a mixed bag, says Federated Farmers vice president Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 08:37

Discuss whether employee wants to stay or go

Employers aren't paying enough attention to retaining the employees they have for the next season.

Published in General News
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