Is food vegan simply because it doesn’t come from a cow? This question has puzzled one in five Britons.
Former Prime Minister John Key says imposing another tax on farmers now for greenhouse gas emissions won’t achieve much.
Farmers are working hard to help the environment, but the ‘quoted experts’ need to work hard too, explains Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services.
Tax implications for farmers receiving big Mycoplasma bovis compensation payments is one of the issues farmers are raising in meetings now underway NZ-wide.
Federated Farmers is calling on the Government to reject most of the raft of new taxes proposed by the Tax Working Group (TWG).
Any changes to the tax system should better support the productive dairy sector and not hinder environmental work, says DairyNZ.
A significant number of lifestyle block owners may have to pay a capital gains tax on their family home, warns the Real Estate Institute of NZ.