Friday, 01 February 2019 15:49

We are not cash cows, farmers tell councils

Farmers are fed up with councils treating them as cash cows.

Published in General News
Monday, 26 November 2018 12:50

Federated Farmers boss in South America

Farmers, dairy product manufacturers and trade representatives in Uruguay and Argentina heard a New Zealand take on current agricultural issues last week.

Published in General News
Thursday, 27 September 2018 07:55

Better deal on farm rail crossings

Farmers are happy with KiwiRail’s new policy on private rail crossings.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 08:55

Farmers for Fish & Game

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne is encouraging farmers to get involved in Fish & Game NZ because it has been saying a lot of “interesting things” about farming.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 11:55

Land covenant means forever

Farmers who want to protect parcels of their land from development can take heart from a recent Supreme Court decision that “in perpetuity” really does mean forever, says Federated Farmers president Katie Milne.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 07:55

Farmers ahead of regulators

Once farmers have understood the environmental issues, they leaping ahead of regulators and do it anyway, says Federated Farmers president and dairy farmer Katie Milne.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 07:54

Feds want a fair split for M. bovis

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne says she hopes for a fair split.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 July 2018 09:55

Full on and exciting 12 months

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne last month notched up one year in office. She told the recent Feds annual conference in Wellington about issues dominating her first 12 months in the role.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 09:55

Don’t meddle with Fonterra

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says a wide-ranging review of dairy industry legislation isn’t an attempt by the Government to force changes to Fonterra’s constitution.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 09:55

PM breaks out gumboots

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern and Minister for Agriculture and Biosecurity Damien O’Connor stepped into gumboots last Monday at a Waikato dairy farm to hear farmers’ and others’ views on M. bovis.

Published in General News
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