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Water report backs ‘tackle the hotspots’ approach

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 4:16 pm | Federated Farmers

A new fresh water report sets a robust, independent baseline on water quality indicators as well as pointers on where we should concentrate efforts to gain improvements. More >>

Bringing rural experience to Civil Defence role

Monday, 24 April 2017, 4:01 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers congratulates Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy for his increased ranking and taking on the Civil Defence portfolio as part of the cabinet reshuffle announced by Prime Minister Bill English this afternoon. More >>

Federated Farmers backs the March for Science

Friday, 21 April 2017, 3:48 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is encouraging its members to join the March for Science on Saturday in Christchurch (10am), Wellington, Palmerston North and Dunedin (11am) and Auckland (1.30pm). More >>

More restrictions on firearms not the answer

Friday, 21 April 2017, 10:45 am | Federated Farmers

Further restrictions on semiautomatic firearms is not the answer to the illegal possession of firearms in New Zealand, Federated Farmers says. More >>

Farmers support majority of immigration changes

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 5:13 pm | Federated Farmers

"We’re pleased that within the suite of changes announced by immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today, farmers - especially in the dairy industry - will continue to have access to migrant workers in situations where there are insufficient New ... More >>

Combined action helps get farmers through

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 3:03 pm | Federated Farmers

The call is out around the central North Island for more grazing and supplementary feed as Federated Farmers and allied agencies help flood-hit farmers get back on their feet. More >>

Water quality issues are everybody’s responsibility

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 10:07 am | Federated Farmers

Professor Sir Peter Gluckman’s water quality report confirms there are no easy, quick fixes to New Zealand’s water quality challenges and that when it comes to sources of water degradation, all sectors are culpable. More >>

New ground broken on rural fibre

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 5:01 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers has successfully negotiated a significant benefit for rural property owners who allow telecommunications fibre to cross their land. More >>

More RMA stress & cost for farmers in Horizons region

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 9:38 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is deeply disappointed by a legal decision which suggests the Horizons Regional Council has not implemented the One Plan correctly and environmental gains are not being made. More >>

New research for health and wellbeing

Friday, 31 March 2017, 3:51 pm | Federated Farmers

New research on farm-related suicide and the factors behind it is a progressive step and will enable a more concerted focus on reducing rates, says Federated Farmers. More >>

Hamilton breakthrough helps farmers improve nitrogen loss

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 5:25 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers congratulates Hamilton company CRV Ambreed around its work in identifying a genetic variant which reduces nitrogen excreted in the urine of cows. More >>

Feds Endorses Ambitious Trade Agenda

Friday, 24 March 2017, 5:10 pm | Federated Farmers

The Government’s move today to boost New Zealand’s trade efforts is positive for farmers and for New Zealand, says Federated Farmers President Dr William Rolleston. More >>

Feds Endorses Ambitious Trade Agenda

Friday, 24 March 2017, 4:57 pm | Federated Farmers

The Government’s move today to boost New Zealand’s trade efforts is positive for farmers and for New Zealand, says Federated Farmers President Dr William Rolleston. More >>

Feds See Nothing New in OECD Environment Report

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 1:23 pm | Federated Farmers

The OECD’s report released today on New Zealand’s environmental progress tells us nothing we didn’t already know, Federated Farmers water spokesperson Chris Allen says. More >>

Feds Says Get OIO Approval For Foreign Water Buyers

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 10:22 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers suggests Overseas Investment Office approval should be considered for large takes of water by overseas interests. More >>

Funding a ‘smart choice’ for future land management

Friday, 17 March 2017, 3:23 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says investment in smart irrigation projects announced by the Government is an important step towards optimising future land management practices. More >>

Farmer confidence improves

Monday, 13 March 2017, 1:46 pm | Federated Farmers

Farmers’ confidence in the economy and their own businesses improved in Federated Farmers mid-season Farm Confidence Survey, released today. More >>

Boost for TeenAg seen as vital investment

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 3:20 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers sees the $146,000 for TeenAg announced today as an investment in the nation’s future. More >>

Trump’s views on global trade trouble farmers

Friday, 3 March 2017, 3:48 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers believes US president Donald Trump’s willingness to shun international trade conventions will have serious and deeply felt implications for New Zealand’s export trade. More >>

Everyone must engage in the challenge to improve freshwater

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 3:05 pm | Federated Farmers

The pressure is now on all Kiwis to step up in the nationwide challenge to continue to improve the quality of our freshwater, Federated Farmers says. More >>

 

 

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