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Rampant rates a sore point with farmers

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 9:35 am | Federated Farmers

Farmers are questioning the priorities and fiscal discipline of New Zealand’s councils as rates takes continue to outstrip cost indexes. More >>

Confidence in banks firm but challenges remain

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 2:12 pm | Federated Farmers

While the dairy industry continues to recover after a tumultuous two-year downturn some sharemilkers will be feeling the heat this summer according to the latest Federated Farmers’ Banking Survey. More >>

Feds Challenge Bill English’s Team to Continue Good Work

Monday, 12 December 2016, 11:51 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers congratulates outgoing Prime Minister John Key after eight years leading the country, and looks forward to working with Bill English in the top job. More >>

Farmers urged to report all crime

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 3:43 pm | Federated Farmers

A Federated Farmers survey shows the rural sector is plagued by thieves, rustlers and poachers but not enough farmers are reporting their losses. More >>

Feds Pleased With Decision to Leave Earner Levy Unchanged

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 3:29 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased to see the Government decide to keep the ACC ‘Earner Levy’ unchanged. More >>

Healthy Rivers Plan Needs a Rethink

Monday, 5 December 2016, 3:09 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is calling for the Healthy Rivers Wai Ora project in the Waikato to be put on hold. More >>

Feds Making a Difference for Hastings Farmers

Monday, 5 December 2016, 10:17 am | Federated Farmers

As 2016 draws to a close Federated Farmers has made some substantial ground towards helping Hastings district farmers tackle the burden of increasing compliance obligations. More >>

Federated Farmers, StockX sign partnership agreement

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 9:42 am | Federated Farmers

Helping its members save money, and easily and securely trade stock on-line, underpins the decision by Federated Farmers NZ to sign a new strategic partnership with StockX. More >>

Irrigation Investment Will Strengthen Hard Hit Province

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:56 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers believes the investment of $3.4 million into the Hurunui Water Project by Crown Irrigation Investments will ensure the future resilience of North Canterbury. More >>

Support For Quake Hit Taxpayers Fair And Reasonable

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 5:23 pm | Federated Farmers

Full credit to the Inland Revenue Department for telling people to look after themselves and their families first and foremost, rather than worrying about not meeting their tax obligations, said Federated Farmers President Dr William Rolleston. More >>

Upgrade of China FTA Will Be Rewarding For Primary Sector

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 10:36 am | Federated Farmers

The announcement of the intention of both the Chinese and New Zealand government’s to upgrade their free trade agreement will pay dividends for the nation’s primary sector. More >>

Offers of Help and Cash Flow In For Quake Hit Farmers

Monday, 21 November 2016, 1:43 pm | Federated Farmers

A week out from the 7.8 earthquake, offers of help logged with the Federated Farmers 0800 FARMING line have topped 300. More >>

Farmers Grateful for Quake Zone Rural Relief Package

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:57 pm | Federated Farmers

Financial relief announced today for quake-stricken North Canterbury and Marlborough farmers will go a long way towards getting these families back up and running. More >>

Brighter News To Finish A Tough Week

Friday, 18 November 2016, 12:57 pm | Federated Farmers

Fonterra’s announcement today of a lift in its payout to $6 puts a brighter note on the end of a tough week for farming. More >>

Feds Set Up Fund To Help Earthquake Zone Farms

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 3:58 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers has reopened its Adverse Events Trust Fund to raise funds to support farms affected by the North Canterbury earthquake. More >>

Farmers In Quake Hit Areas Need To Ask For Help If They Can

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:09 am | Federated Farmers

Phone services are patchy and roads are buckled but Federated Farmers is assuring North Canterbury farmers hammered by the earthquakes they don’t have to struggle alone. More >>

Feds Grateful For Earthquake Response

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 3:35 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is fielding plenty of offers of help for North Canterbury farmers affected by the earthquakes but the big challenge is reaching those who may be most in need. More >>

Feds Pleased to See RMA Reform Back on Track

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 1:20 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased to see the Government getting on with the job of reforming resource management legislation. More >>

Significant Concerns Raised by Feds’ Healthy Rivers Project

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 1:59 pm | Federated Farmers

Discussions held with Waikato Federated Farmers members have revealed significant concerns about the impact of the Waikato Regional Council's proposed 'Plan Change One'. More >>

Pets not the only animals spooked by fireworks

Friday, 4 November 2016, 1:23 pm | Federated Farmers

We’ve all seen the Westerns where a clap of thunder spooks cattle into a wild-eyed stampede. So it’s not hard to imagine how the screeches and flashes of fireworks can panic farm animals. More >>

 

 

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