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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 >>

Dr Rolleston new vice-president of WFO

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 11:22 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers President, Dr William Rolleston has been elected Vice President of the World Farmers Organisation (WFO) while attending its General Assembly in Milan. More >>

Tukituki decision a win-win for environment & economy

Saturday, 27 June 2015, 10:22 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased the Tukituki Catchment Proposal Board of Inquiry has released a decision that has allowed for both the environment and economy to prosper. More >>

Unprecedented support for North Canterbury

Friday, 26 June 2015, 4:11 pm | Federated Farmers

In an unprecedented first, a group of North Canterbury stock agents and meat processors have agreed to collectively work together with Federated Farmers as the coordinator and the Rural Support Trust to help farmers affected by the drought for the good ... More >>

Beekeeping Industry Unification goes ahead

Friday, 26 June 2015, 7:32 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers Bees, Honey Packers and Exporters Association and National Beekeepers Association have voted by a substantial majority to proceed with unifying the Apiculture industry and their associations at the New Zealand Apiculture Conference in Taupo ... More >>

Federated Farmers supports PCE Report

Friday, 19 June 2015, 1:23 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers welcomes the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report on Managing Water Quality which supports our long held position that the National Policy Statement (NPS) is a major step forward for water management in New Zealand. More >>

Federated Farmers want to see fine print on raw milk

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 5:34 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers wants to see the fine print of the rules around selling raw milk before farmers will know it its worthwhile. More >>

Federated Farmers water team ‘Reclaiming choice’

Monday, 15 June 2015, 3:06 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers has launched its very own ‘Water Team’ in response to the growing challenges farmers face in securing a profitable and sustainable future. The Federation hopes to empower the provinces to negotiate their need for the natural ... More >>

Federated Farmers Fielday Seminar: 'Precision agriculture'

Friday, 12 June 2015, 11:31 am | Federated Farmers

Agri Innovation expert, Mark Burgess, has told Federated Farmers seminar at the Mystery Creek Fieldays this morning that automation is king amongst the technology options for farmers. More >>

Federated Farmers welcomes OCR announcement

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 4:35 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers welcome the Reserve Bank’s decision to cut the Official Cash Rate to 3.25 percent. More >>

Study Tour finalists announced

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 4:27 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers, in conjunction with the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), is pleased to announce the finalists who will attend the 2015 Global Research Alliance (GRA) - World Farmer Organisation (WFO) Study Tour in Argentina in September. More >>

Fielday Seminars: The essence of farming

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 2:10 pm | Federated Farmers

Agribusiness expert, Jaqueline Rowarth, has told a Federated Farmers seminar at the Mystery Creek Fieldays this afternoon that investment is necessary for ensuring supplies of sufficient farm water, but meanwhile maintaining water quality. More >>

Cow Sickness not from genetic modification

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 11:26 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers’ President and science spokesperson William Rolleston says recent stock sickness or deaths are likely to have been caused by a high sugar content in the fodder beet they have been eating. More >>

Study Tour finalists to be announced at Field Days

Monday, 8 June 2015, 1:58 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers, in conjunction with the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), is pleased to announce the finalists vying for the opportunity to attend the 2015 Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA) - World Farmer Organisation ... More >>

Farmers supported successful High Courtquad bike appeal

Friday, 5 June 2015, 5:30 pm | Federated Farmers

A Federated Farmers appeal to its members has funded the successful High Court appeal against the sentences handed down in two District Court cases on quad bike use. More >>

Farmers keen to do their bit for meat export market boost

Friday, 5 June 2015, 1:09 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says the New Zealand meat export industry needs to make up lost ground with a boost to marketing New Zealand beef and sheepmeat overseas. More >>



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