Thursday, 21 November 2019 10:55

Zero Carbon Bill a missed opportunity!

OPINION: The Government failed to take on board common sense suggestions for the improvement of the recently passed Zero Carbon Bill (ZCB).

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 11:55

A lesson in political science

The Zero Carbon Bill has just been passed into law, but not without significant misgivings from across the farming sector.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 13:55

Water reforms could be ‘recipe for disaster’

Disregarding the social and economic effects of the proposed water reforms is a recipe for disaster, warns Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 12:55

Milk price hike a surprise and relief

Fonterra's farmgate milk price forecast upgrade was a welcome surprise although indicators were heading that way, says Federated Farmers dairy chair Chris Lewis.

Published in General News

Farmers continue to oppose agriculture entering the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 07:55

Farmers shocked by Fonterra borrowing

Farmers are flabbergasted to learn that Fonterra borrowed money to pay dividends over the last few years.

Published in General News
Monday, 07 October 2019 14:15

Farmers welcome trade envoy appointment

Farmers are welcoming the appointment of Tararua farmer Mel Poulton to the position of Special Agricultural Trade Envoy for New Zealand.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 08:55

What are they hiding?

Federated Farmers says it is “puzzled and frustrated” by the Ministry for the Environment’s (MfE) failure to immediately release the peer review of Essential Freshwater nutrient band technical reports.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 09:55

Be active, engaged

Farmers must stay active and engaged with the submission process, says Federated Farmers environment and water spokesman Chris Allen.

Published in General News

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne says the two-week extension for submitting on the freshwater discussion document is a start.

Published in General News
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