OPINION: Credit where due, NZ Herald at least reported that agricultural leadership had pitched in to do its bit.
In a historic move, 11 primary sector groups have agreed to work with the Government to tackle climate change.
Rural contractors have challenged MPI and Federated Farmers over the management of Mycoplasma bovis.
Government policy settings are presently farmers’ biggest worry, says Federated Farmers president Katie Milne.
Farmers are being assured that any spying on grazing practices on farm this winter won’t upset stock.
Farmers pay nearly $100 million a year in levies to industry-good groups, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Chris Lewis. And for what value? he asks.
Oamaru vet Dr Merlyn Hay, who in 2017 outed Mycoplasma bovis on an Oamaru dairy farm, won the premier award at the Feds conference.
It's time to bring primary industry marketers onto farms, says Han Johr, corporate head of agriculture at Nestle.
Hold your local council candidates to account on costs and services: and if you think the voice of farmers is not being heard, consider standing for election yourself.