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Fonterra and Synlait results look grim

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 12:42 pm | Federated Farmers

Following today’s announcements from Synlait and Fonterra, Federated Farmers is urging dairy farmers to keep their budgets tight. More >>

Dairy Workplace Accord to be launched

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10:15 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers and Dairy NZ with other industry bodies will release the dairy industry’s newly developed Quality Workplace Accord in May, following consultation with key government and industry partners. More >>

Federated Farmers condemn breaches of animal welfare

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 1:58 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is emphatic farmers and trucking operators must follow the animal welfare rules when they take stock to processing works, especially as drought conditions reduce animal feed in some parts of the country. More >>

Relief in Non-Proprietary Cultivar Levy renewal

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:33 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers congratulates the herbage seed industry on voting to renew its Non-Proprietary Cultivars (NPC) and Uncertified Herbage Seed Levy Order for the next six years. More >>

Katie Milne is Dairy Woman of the year!

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:24 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers President, Dr William Rolleston, says he’s thrilled by Katie Milne winning the 2015 Dairy Woman of the Year Award. More >>

Drop in Global Dairy Trade

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 5:10 pm | Federated Farmers

The 8.8 percent drop in the Global Dairy Trade overnight will be disappointing to New Zealand dairy farmers. More >>

Federated Farmers Exec wins Golden Lamb Award

Monday, 16 March 2015, 4:57 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is thrilled one of their own has taken out this year’s Beef & Lamb Golden Lamb Awards . More >>

Federated Farmers confirms contamination threat

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 4:32 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers has confirmed it has received a threat to sabotage New Zealand infant formula with the pesticide 1080. More >>

Federated Farmers Executives Golden Lamb Award Finalists

Monday, 9 March 2015, 11:01 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is thrilled to see two of the finalists for this years’ Beef & Lamb NZ Golden Lamb Awards are Federated Farmers Meat & Fibre provincial chairmen. More >>

Dairy farmers surveyed on environmental spend

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 10:14 am | Federated Farmers

DairyNZ and Federated Farmers are going out to dairy farmers to find out how much money they have invested on-farm in environmental initiatives. More >>

Last chance to reunite the Bee Industry

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 3:41 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is calling on the bee industry to unite and ensure they achieve a fully integrated entity peak body. More >>

Federated Farmers advises farmers to prepare Feed Budgets

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 3:27 pm | Federated Farmers

As stock feed becomes scarce Federated Farmers is encouraging farmers to get a feed plan and budget under way for the remainder of the year. More >>

Federation calls for a different approach to water storage

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 9:23 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers believes the loss of irrigation today to farmers supplied by the Opuha Dam could be avoided in future if the Government made it easier for investors to fund water storage projects that would provide a wider network of water storage ... More >>

Update on drought conditions in Marlborough

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 11:54 am | Federated Farmers

Blenheim has had its lowest rainfall in 85 years over the July 2014 - January 2015 period, receiving only 35 percent of the long term average rainfall of 381mm. More >>

Safer Farms a personal responsibility

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 11:16 am | Federated Farmers

Speech by Peter Jex-Blake, Federated Farmers Gisborne/Wairoa provincial president to the SaferFarmslaunch at Wairakaia Station, Muriwai More >>

Saferfarms campaign the key to reducing accident and injury

Monday, 9 February 2015, 3:10 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers hopes the Saferfarms campaign will provide an impetus to getting farmer attention on farm safety. WorkSafe is launching its Saferfarms programme throughout provincial New Zealand during the next few weeks, starting today at Lincoln. Federated ... More >>

Unbalanced local body rate burden must go

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 12:15 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says the just released Local Government New Zealand discussion paper has highlighted the need to end reliance on the current property-value based rating system. More >>

Conviction for the illegal sale of homekilled meat applauded

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 11:22 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is applauding the Ministry for Primary Industries prosecuting a Northland man for selling meat which had not been processed in accordance with the Animal Products Act 1999. More >>

Government assistance for drought not a hand out

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 2:58 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers believes that if the government made a medium-scale adverse event declaration for some South Island provinces, it would give more emotional support to farmers than financial. More >>

Fuel price falls should mean lower farm costs

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 12:48 pm | Federated Farmers

The continuing fall in fuel prices should be reflected in lower farm input costs Federated Farmers believes. More >>

 

 

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