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Deliberate food contamination needs harsher penalties

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 11:58 am | Federated Farmers

A recent member’s bill which seeks to introduce harsher penalties and offences is good to see, but any action from it will have to be funded and resourced adequately to have any real impact, says Federated Farmers. More >>

Help for SMEs to accelerate Health & Safety appreciated

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 2:38 pm | Federated Farmers

Extra investment in workplace injury prevention, with a focus on small to medium businesses, will pay dividends not only in reducing pain and suffering but also in economic terms, Federated Farmers says. More >>

Let’s get better coverage for all

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:42 pm | Federated Farmers

Better connectivity coverage is needed for rural business and communities to thrive, says Federated Farmers. More >>

Feds welcomes new Irrigation NZ chief executive

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 2:42 pm | Federated Farmers

"Federated Farmers maintains an excellent working relationship with Irrigation New Zealand," Feds water and environment spokesperson Chris Allen says. More >>

Another assault on local democracy

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 11:26 am | Federated Farmers

The Government should back off local government in the Hauraki Gulf and let the people decide their futures, says Federated Farmers Auckland. More >>

Temporary visa changes heading in right direction, Feds says

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 11:41 am | Federated Farmers

Streamlining of procedures and new regional skills shortage lists are useful features of proposed changes to employer-assisted temporary work visas, Federated Farmers employment spokesperson Chris Lewis says. More >>

Federated Farmers cautiously optimistic on M.bovis plan

Monday, 17 December 2018, 4:20 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is supportive of today’s government call that we may be able to achieve the biosecurity triumph of being the first country in the world to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis. More >>

Federated Farmers thanks the Justice Minister Andrew Little

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 4:45 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers thanks the Justice Minister Andrew Little over his quick moves to protect farmers from livestock rustlers. More >>

Feds back recommendations for Overseer improvements

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 2:54 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers backs the call from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment for more work to be done to improve the accuracy and transparency of Overseer. More >>

More farmers feel under financial pressure

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 3:08 pm | Federated Farmers

Farmer satisfaction with their banks is dropping, and more are feeling they are under financial pressure, the Federated Farmers November Banking Survey shows. More >>

Shoe buyer shows us the way on biosecurity

Friday, 7 December 2018, 2:10 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is hailing the actions of an Oamaru man who discovered live stink bugs nesting in shoes he bought on eBay as an example to us all. More >>

Raise a glass to dairy emissions intensity progress

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 1:31 pm | Federated Farmers

New analysis shows that dairy farmers around the world are making significant progress lowering the greenhouse gas emission intensity of milk production, Federated Farmers climate change spokesperson Andrew Hoggard says. More >>

When good sense takes control of the wheel

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 3:46 pm | Federated Farmers

Today marks a big win for on farm safety and biosecurity, says Federated Farmers dairy chair Chris Lewis. More >>

Feds President spearheads delegation to Uruguay

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 9:19 am | Federated Farmers

Farmers, dairy product manufacturers and trade representatives in Uruguay and Argentina are hearing a New Zealand take on current agricultural issues this week. More >>

Lick your lips - it’s ice cream week

Monday, 19 November 2018, 1:08 pm | Federated Farmers

Here at Federated Farmers we are generally always ready to roll when it comes to celebrating ice cream. More >>

Tahi Ngātahi enters the workplace

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 3:10 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased to see a new safety initiative made accessible for the wool industry workforce. More >>

Arable industry positivity on growth path

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 1:23 pm | Federated Farmers

Cuts in unsold stocks and a continued resurgence in hectares sown is more evidence of confidence throughout the arable industry, Brian Leadley of Federated Farmers says. More >>

Feds optimistic about local government review

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 12:38 pm | Federated Farmers

The thoroughness of an issues paper released today on local government funding and financing is cause for optimism, Federated Farmers President Katie Milne says. More >>

Eco-N codex discussions welcomed by Federated Farmers

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 10:06 am | Federated Farmers

The return of Eco-N for use on New Zealand pastures would be a boon for farmers and efforts to protect waterways, Federated Farmers environment spokesperson Chris Allen says. More >>

On the home straight to CPTPP benefits

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 11:22 am | Federated Farmers

It’s been a long and sometimes bumpy road to achieving a Pacific Rim trade deal but New Zealand producers and our economy will soon reap the benefits, Federated Farmers President Katie Milne says. More >>

 

 

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