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Farm survey shows confidence subdued but steady

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 11:08 am | Federated Farmers

Farmer confidence has picked up slightly since surveyed last in January but remains weak, according to Federated Farmers’ July 2016 Farm Confidence Survey. More >>

Feds disappointed with Local Government’s 8 Point Programme

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 12:30 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers congratulates Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) for producing a paper that seeks to provide a document for the future but is disappointed that it misses the mark. More >>

Feds congratulates government on ambitious project

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 10:10 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers fully backs the target to completely eradicate introduced predators from New Zealand by 2050 announced by the government today and agrees with the government that emerging technologies is now making such an ambitious target possible. More >>

New researchers should focus on primary industry

Friday, 22 July 2016, 2:32 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers wants a plan to attract the world’s top scientists to New Zealand to concentrate on those who will work on primary sector initiatives and the environment. More >>

Feds appoints GM of Communications

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 2:07 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers has appointed Wellington communications strategist Leigh Catley to the role of General Manager, Communications. More >>

Feds says excessive Kiwirail charges unfair to farmers

Friday, 15 July 2016, 12:42 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is disappointed with Kiwirail in the manner in which it has set about implementing a new charging regime for stock access. More >>

Feds say Local Government Needs You

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 1:42 pm | Federated Farmers

With nominations for this year’s local authority elections opening on Friday, Federated Farmers is calling on farmers and other business-minded people to consider standing for election. More >>

Feds support environment ruling

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 4:04 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers supports a ruling this week in the Court of Appeal after a four year legal battle between the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) National Trust and a property developer. More >>

Feds pleased Ruataniwha gets another green light

Friday, 8 July 2016, 5:15 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased to see the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme in Hawke’s Bay has another green light with Hawke’s Bay Regional Council (HBRC) confirming its intention to invest in the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme. More >>

Feds support stance on GMOs by 107 world-leading scientists

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 4:22 pm | Federated Farmers

As more than 100 world-leading and award-winning scientists voice their support of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Federated Farmers continues to endorse farmers’ rights to decide what technologies are used on their farms. More >>

North Canterbury Farmers praised for livestock welfare

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 11:48 am | Federated Farmers

North Canterbury farmers are being commended for the care of their livestock as the region has weathered an unprecedented 18-month drought. More >>

Feds unveil guide to local government excellence

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 3:06 pm | Federated Farmers

A best-practice, practical and common-sense approach to governance has been unveiled by Federated Farmers at its national conference in Wellington today. More >>

Feds on board with Environment Commissioner's Report

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 1:26 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is on board with challenges laid down by Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment today. More >>

Address to FFNZ National Council - Dr William Rolleston

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 9:17 am | Federated Farmers

Members of National Council, ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to be delivering this president’s address to you. More >>

Feds honour those who excel in primary sector

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 10:49 pm | Federated Farmers

The awards celebrate excellence in agriculture and the contributions made by Federated Farmers’ members to further enhance the primary industry. More >>

Farmers on the cusp of unprecedented change

Monday, 27 June 2016, 1:15 pm | Federated Farmers

KPMG’s Ian Proudfoot says significant change is coming to New Zealand’s primary sector and "farmers that ignore it do it at their peril". More >>

Andrew Hoggard - Address to Dairy Industry Group

Monday, 27 June 2016, 11:31 am | Federated Farmers

Good morning colleagues, observers, media, and of course all the keyboard warriors and trolls waiting in anticipation. More >>

Abandoning challenge, not my way Rick Powdrell

Monday, 27 June 2016, 10:49 am | Federated Farmers

There is one thing in life that never changes. The moment you overcome one challenge, there is sure to be another. Once in a while a challenge crops up that might be easier to abandon, but that’s not my way. More >>

New Zealand needs to milk Brexit for all its worth

Friday, 24 June 2016, 5:15 pm | Federated Farmers

With Britain voting to exit the European Union today, Federated Farmers is urging diplomats and export companies to be quick off the block and first inline for meetings to push New Zealand’s agenda. More >>

Robust systems will give public confidence

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 2:55 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers’ water spokesperson Chris Allen says water measurement in New Zealand is still in its infancy but those involved in Canterbury irrigation are working together to make sure systems are robust. More >>

 

 

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