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Andrew Hoggard - Address to Dairy Industry Group

Monday, 27 June 2016, 11:31 am | Federated Farmers

Good morning colleagues, observers, media, and of course all the keyboard warriors and trolls waiting in anticipation. More >>

Abandoning challenge, not my way Rick Powdrell

Monday, 27 June 2016, 10:49 am | Federated Farmers

There is one thing in life that never changes. The moment you overcome one challenge, there is sure to be another. Once in a while a challenge crops up that might be easier to abandon, but that’s not my way. More >>

New Zealand needs to milk Brexit for all its worth

Friday, 24 June 2016, 5:15 pm | Federated Farmers

With Britain voting to exit the European Union today, Federated Farmers is urging diplomats and export companies to be quick off the block and first inline for meetings to push New Zealand’s agenda. More >>

Robust systems will give public confidence

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 2:55 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers’ water spokesperson Chris Allen says water measurement in New Zealand is still in its infancy but those involved in Canterbury irrigation are working together to make sure systems are robust. More >>

RHĀNZ delighted with Rural Mental Wellness Initiatives

Friday, 17 June 2016, 12:47 pm | Federated Farmers

The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHĀNZ) is delighted to be taking a lead role in two of the Government’s rural mental wellness initiatives announced at Fieldays today More >>

New era dawning for the primary sector

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 4:58 pm | Federated Farmers

The latest KPMG Agribusiness Agenda, released today confirms Federated Farmers thinking that the primary sector needs to do more to meet the changing needs of consumers and the wider public. More >>

Feds say LGNZ programme a step in the right direction

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 4:45 pm | Federated Farmers

Feds say Local Government New Zealand’s Excellence Programme a step in the right direction More >>

FF Announces New General Manager Policy and Advocacy

Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:56 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers of New Zealand welcomes Gavin Forrest to the position of general manager, policy and advocacy. More >>

Feds partners with Perpetual Guardian

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 5:10 pm | Federated Farmers

A new partnership between Federated Farmers and Perpetual Guardian will encourage members to plan for the future and ensure stability in rural communities through responsible succession planning. More >>

State of rivers not a political football

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 1:13 pm | Federated Farmers

The state of our rivers should never be treated as a political football. Yet in the past week, we’ve had two blatantly orchestrated political announcements that do. More >>

Dual role at Feds for multi-talented farmer

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 3:03 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers newest provincial president Simon Williamson is used to flying high and has taken the reins of both Federated Farmers High Country Industry Group and North Otago Province. More >>

Most farmers still satisfied with banks, pressure building

Monday, 30 May 2016, 5:05 pm | Federated Farmers

Farmers overall remain satisfied with their banks, but pressure is building and sharemilkers are feeling it most a Federated Farmers survey has revealed. More >>

Federated Farmers welcomes Freshwater Improvement Fund

Friday, 27 May 2016, 2:41 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is commending the Government on a new $100 million Freshwater Improvement Fund to aid communities investment in solutions for water quality in New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and groundwater supplies, announced in yesterday’s ... More >>

TB continues to be challenge for next decade

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:43 pm | Federated Farmers

Funding for TB control is less than it has been in the past but Federated Farmers is confident the new programme will continue to make progress with a more efficient spend of the money. More >>

Funding good start in tackling Wilding Pine

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:08 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers welcomes funding for the control of Wilding Pines but warns that more money is needed for biosecurity incursion response measures. More >>

Farmers applaud responsible budget and urge tax cuts

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 3:34 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers supports the Government’s prudent financial management and maintenance of surpluses announced in today’s Budget. More >>

Milk price prediction means prolonged doubt for farmers

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:43 am | Federated Farmers

Farmers are resigned to another tight season after Fonterra confirmed its milk price at $4.25 for the coming season. More >>

Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act out of date

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:49 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is calling on the Government to urgently set up an expert panel to review the regulation of genetic modification (GM) in the wake of a report by the National Academy of Sciences which confirms the safety of GM crops. More >>

Farmers encouraged to have a laugh

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:58 pm | Federated Farmers

Laughter will be bought to farmers in the Manawatu next month thanks to comedian Jeremy Elwood. More >>

Feds disappointed at latest velvetleaf confirmation

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 11:41 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is disappointed to learn that a fourth line of fodder beet seed has been confirmed as being contaminated with velvetleaf. More >>



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