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Rural Infrastructure needs to be a priority

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 4:48 pm | Federated Farmers

The government appears to be on the same page as Federated Farmers, with their announcement of their 30 Year Infrastructure Plan today. More >>

Auction result welcome but industry needs to remain vigilant

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 9:53 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers has welcomed the outcome of this morning's GlobalDairyTrade auction, but says those in the dairy industry need to remain vigilant. More >>

Gov. should fast tract rural infrastructure to assist dairy

Friday, 7 August 2015, 4:20 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers wants the Government to fast-track its infrastructure projects in dairy regions to assist local economies through the downturn in dairy prices. More >>

A Free Trade Deal must include Free Trade

Friday, 31 July 2015, 2:38 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says the Government must hold firm on a deal for agriculture at the Trans Pacific Partnership talks in Hawaii. More >>

Sharemilkers need re-budgeting during these tough times

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 10:20 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says sharemilkers urgently need to go through partial budgets with their farm owners. More >>

Grain survey finds no cause for alarm

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 2:03 pm | Federated Farmers

The second of three annual Arable Industry Marketing Initiative (AIMI) Survey results have been released giving a snapshot of grain stock and planting intentions as at July 1st 2015, and indicating no cause for alarm in the arable Industry. More >>

Changes to Health and Safety Reform Bill are sensible

Friday, 24 July 2015, 5:45 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers believe the two month delay in the Select Committee reporting back the Health and Safety Reform Bill to Parliament has led to improvements for the farming industry. More >>

Farmers need government to heed '10 point' local government

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 1:08 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers want the government to give immediate attention to the Local Government New Zealand’s ’10 point plan’ for rates reform. More >>

How a growing economy can also support a healthy environment

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 3:31 pm | Federated Farmers

Speech by Dr William Rolleston, Federated Farmers President, to the Local Government New Zealand Conference, Tuesday 21 July, 2015. More >>

Dairy farmers importing less feed as GDT prices slump

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 1:13 pm | Federated Farmers

New Zealand dairy farmers are “going back to basics” as the downward trend in global dairy prices continues. More >>

Farm confidence falls further

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 12:39 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers’ new-season July 2015 Farm Confidence Survey has moved further into negative territory. Pessimists overwhelmingly outnumbered optimists for both the economy in general and farm profitability. More >>

Plea by Federated Farmers and Fish & Game

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 11:25 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers and Fish & Game are asking Parliament to ensure proposed health and safety legislation does not lead to restrictions on recreational access to farms and forests. More >>

Dairy farmers spend over $1billion on the environment

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 11:22 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers and DairyNZ have conducted a survey on New Zealand dairy farmers’ environmental investments, revealing an estimated spend of over $1billion over the past five years. More >>

Governance Skills a priority for New Apiculture Body

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 10:39 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers applauds the steps taken to unify the fragmented New Zealand Apiculture Industry, at the New Zealand Apiculture Conference last month, and is calling for industry people with governance skills to apply for positions on the Interim Apiculture ... More >>

Climate Change target ambitious

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 4:44 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says the governments’ Climate Change target announced today is an ambitious one for New Zealand in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by thirty percent below 2005 levels by 2030. More >>

Relevance in a modern World

Friday, 3 July 2015, 12:11 pm | Federated Farmers

Members of National Council, Ladies and Gentlemen. It gives me great pleasure to be delivering this president’s address to you. More >>

Federated Farmers National Conference 2015

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 5:26 pm | Federated Farmers

King Salmon CEO Grant Rosewarne told Federated Farmers National Conference this afternoon that being efficient with practice and popular with wider society did not guarantee social license to operate. More >>

Federated Farmers "Resilient Agri-business" Conference

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 5:23 pm | Federated Farmers

Massey Professor Ralph Sims challenged Federated Farmers National Conference today that New Zealand is not doing enough to mitigate and adapt to climate change. More >>

New faces on Federation's dairy executive

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 5:08 pm | Federated Farmers

At the industry's national council in Wellington there was two new delegates elected with one retiring. More >>

"Resounding support" for new arable industry structure

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 3:12 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers new Arable Industry Group Chairperson Guy Wigley says some "minor changes" has the arable sector on a secure footing for the forseeable future. More >>

 

 

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