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MPI report - reasons to be cheerful say Feds

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 4:18 pm | Federated Farmers

The strength and value of the New Zealand primary sector is indisputable with industry exports projected to exceed $41.4 billion by mid-2018. More >>

Infection positives underline 'protect your patch' message

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 3:57 pm | Federated Farmers

Good on-farm biosecurity and accurate tracing of animal movement is not an option in today’s world, it’s an imperative, Federated Farmers President Katie Milne said. More >>

New PKE Grading System Warrants Contractual Clause Change

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 9:04 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is reminding dairy farmers and sharemilkers to update existing business agreements as they face joint liability to meet upcoming changes for using palm kernel (PKE) as feed. More >>

Farmers’ Satisfaction with Banks Remains Stable

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 11:46 am | Federated Farmers

The level of investment required in modern dairy farming is underlined in the latest Federated Farmers Banking Survey, with the size of mortgages and the number of dairy farms with overdrafts increasing. More >>

Water storage and irrigation vital to regional development

Monday, 4 December 2017, 1:54 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased to see that the coalition government recognises water storage and irrigation as a vital aspect of provincial economic development. More >>

Kiwi innovator an inspiration to all farmers

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 11:39 am | Federated Farmers

New Zealand farmers are saluting Norman John Daysh today - the godfather of the modern milking machine. More >>

New Foreign Investment Directive Finds Good Balance

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 11:21 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers supports the Government’s plan to ensure the net benefit test is robustly applied to prospective overseas buyers of rural land. More >>

More robust biosecurity measures a necessity says Feds

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 2:51 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased to see that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is toughening its stance on visitors who ignore New Zealand’s strict biosecurity laws. More >>

Farmer led project highlights innovative environmental work

Friday, 24 November 2017, 11:22 am | Federated Farmers

A North Canterbury river awarded as the country’s most improved- is testament to innovative environmental work undertaken by farmers and their community says Federated Farmers. More >>

Tax Working Group should have an Agri-sector voice

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 4:59 pm | Federated Farmers

A new Tax Working Group should have primary sector representation says Federated Farmers. Sir Michael Cullen is to chair the Group from February next year and the Federation recommends that farming and fellow industry stakeholders get a voice. More >>

Dairy Tomorrow, key to New Zealand’s future wellbeing

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 7:13 pm | Federated Farmers

A dairy industry that is environmentally responsible and economically sustainable has a critical role to play in New Zealand’s future prosperity and wellbeing says Federated Farmers. More >>

Farm visits will highlight reality over perception

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 5:02 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says opening dairy farms to all New Zealanders is a brave gesture and an opportunity for farmers to debunk some myths around farmers’ environmental management. More >>

A Kauri in the Forest - Michael Spaans

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 4:20 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is extremely saddened to learn of the passing of DairyNZ chairman Michael Spaans. More >>

Arable Farmers' Fingers Crossed After Wet Start to Spring

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 1:15 pm | Federated Farmers

A healthy supply of grain with prices holding firm, has Arable farmers crossing their fingers after a damp start to spring. More >>

Fonterra pledge will build on existing initiatives

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 12:33 pm | Federated Farmers

Fonterra’s pledge to improve the nation’s waterways and environment is a commendable and achievable aspiration says Federated Farmers. More >>

Feds Applaud Fonterra On Bold Climate Change Announcement

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 4:02 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers support Fonterra’s bold push to get to zero emissions of CO2 on the manufacturing side of the Co-operative, both in New Zealand and across its global network. More >>

TPP agreement safeguards New Zealand’s export sector

Monday, 13 November 2017, 1:10 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers congratulates Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the coalition government for recognising the importance of free trade to New Zealand. More >>

Focus should be on genuine, useful R&D

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 1:18 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is fully behind the new government’s goal of boosting the nation’s spending on research and development to two per cent of GDP by 2027. More >>

Farmers condemn deer release ‘idiots’

Friday, 27 October 2017, 12:09 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers joins the Department of Conservation in condemning in the strongest terms the actions of the idiot/s who have released deer in north Taranaki forests. More >>

Cabinet sorted, now the work can begin

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 3:26 pm | Federated Farmers

Confirmation of the new coalition government’s ministerial portfolios will provide greater clarity for farmers and the wider primary sector, says Federated Farmers. More >>

 

 

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