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Farming Willing to Work Together On Agriculture Emissions

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 3:00 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers supports the PCE’s call for a better approach to understanding the ways to control and reduce agricultural greenhouse gases. More >>

Feds Congratulates New ECan Appointments

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 5:03 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers congratulates the Environment Canterbury councillors on their election and the commissioners on their appointment, as announced today. More >>

Goodbye PKE Ship, Thanks for the Biosecurity Reminder

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 11:12 am | Federated Farmers

New Zealand primary sector producers will be happy to wave goodbye to the cargo ship carrying unverified palm kernel extract off the coast of Tauranga. More >>

Federated Farmers Tribute To Helen Kelly

Friday, 14 October 2016, 10:55 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers wishes to pass on its respects to the family and colleagues of Helen Kelly. More >>

Feral Activists Are Worse Than The Pests 1080 Fights

Friday, 7 October 2016, 11:55 am | Federated Farmers

Activism in New Zealand has sunk to a new low as conservation workers don’t even feel safe going about their daily jobs. More >>

Feds Says Vote Now, You’re Out Of Time

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 3:41 pm | Federated Farmers

Time is running out to get your vote in for you local body elections. Voting papers must be received by 12pm onSaturday 8 October when voting officially closes. More >>

Feds President Takes Reigns At World Farming Body

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 5:02 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More >>

Feds says it’s simple: comply with the law

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 12:07 pm | Federated Farmers

Farmers are urged to commit to getting employee records and contracts right after large fines were issued during a Labour Inspectorate investigation into a Taranaki dairy farm. More >>

Announcement Brings More Certainty and Security for NZ Dairy

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 11:33 am | Federated Farmers

Fonterra’s annual results announced this morning will increase certainty and security for dairy farmers, in what has been a positive week for the industry. The continued upward trend of the Global Dairy Trade auction on Wednesday, the modest increase ... More >>

Feds Says Shanghai Maling Decision Sensible For New Zealand

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 3:34 pm | Federated Farmers

New Zealand will enjoy benefits from the approval for Shanghai Maling Aquarius to acquire a 50 percent ownership stake in Silver Fern Farms. More >>

Feds Says One Plan The Best Way Forward

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 10:50 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says legal action announced today by the Environmental Defence Society and Fish & Game against the Horizons Regional Council shows some people just can’t accept that industry and councils can work together effectively. More >>

Federated Farmers' Friday Flash

Friday, 9 September 2016, 3:32 pm | Federated Farmers

Vice president Anders Crofoot has told the commerce select committee that there needs to be something in it for farmers if lines companies want to run fibre internet cabling along existing powerlines, an activity that would usually need an easement from every ... More >>

Call To Review GMO Decision-making Welcomed

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 4:49 pm | Federated Farmers

Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith’s voice of reason is the common sense approach New Zealand needs when it comes to genetically modified organisms, says Federated Farmers’ president Dr William Rolleston. More >>

Feds Says GMO Decision Shows Law Is Short-sighted

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 4:33 pm | Federated Farmers

The full potential of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) will never be realised if central government is not given full jurisdiction to regulate their use says Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston. More >>

Farmer bank satisfaction still strong but pressure continues

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 11:53 am | Federated Farmers

More farmers are experiencing ‘undue pressure’ from their banks, but overall satisfaction remains strong, according to the latest Federated Farmers Banking Survey. More >>

Pet Theories Don’t Make Water Safer

Saturday, 27 August 2016, 5:32 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers urges the public to apply some good old-fashioned common sense and scrutinice the statements of activists as they push their anti-farming agendas in the wake of the Havelock North water-borne gastrointestinal disease outbreak. More >>

Fonterra Forecast Gives Dairy A Boost

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 12:11 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers dairy industry spokesperson Andrew Hoggard says the Fonterra announcement today will boost dairy farmer optimism and even more usefully, will ease their bank manager’s worries. More >>

Time To Move On and Accept the Value of 1080

Monday, 15 August 2016, 3:07 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is mystified as to why people are still complaining about the use of 1080, long after it’s been established as a key tool in New Zealand’s environmental protection system. More >>

Arable Industry Fares Well After Drought Like Conditions

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 10:37 am | Federated Farmers

The 2016 arable harvest has fared well despite challenges, according to survey results released by the Arable Industry Marketing Initiative. More >>

Feds Welcomes National Biodiversity Forum

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 1:52 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers welcomes the new national biodiversity forum announced by Minister Nick Smith at the Environmental Defence Society conference today. More >>



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