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Transport, trees key factors in climate change response

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 2:43 pm | Federated Farmers

New Zealand’s most effective actions on global warming in the short to medium term would be to focus on energy and transport, and improve current policies to better reward those who want to plant trees, Federated Farmer says. More >>

Retiring commissioner’s practical approach appreciated

Monday, 16 October 2017, 3:23 pm | Federated Farmers

The practical, clear-headed and science-based approach of the outgoing Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment is one that Federated Farmers commends to her successor. More >>

Feds Say Decision to Destroy Stock Is Logical

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 3:15 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers supports the Ministry for Primary Industries’ plan to depopulate properties where the debilitating cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis has been found. More >>

Civil defence preparedness a farmer priority

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 2:09 pm | Federated Farmers

Getting accustomed to Civil Defence planning and preparedness should be a farmer’s priority says Federated Farmers. More >>

It’s not smart to tough it out on your own

Monday, 9 October 2017, 5:08 pm | Federated Farmers

It’s Mental Health Week and the theme is "Nature is Key - Unlock Your Wellbeing". More >>

Fieldays growth underlines primary sector importance

Monday, 9 October 2017, 5:07 pm | Federated Farmers

The importance of the primary sector to the New Zealand economy is emphasised today [Oct 5] by Fieldays’ 2017 Economic Impact Report. More >>

Feds question NZ on Air funding decision

Monday, 9 October 2017, 5:06 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is disappointed to learn that TVNZ’s Rural Delivery programme has missed out on the latest round of NZ on Air funding. More >>

Feds calls for stable, responsible government negotiations

Monday, 9 October 2017, 5:05 pm | Federated Farmers

Next week promises to be a defining period for negotiations to form a new government and Federated Farmers is asking that whoever governs is pragmatic about future actions. More >>

Federated Farmers Apprenticeship launches

Friday, 29 September 2017, 3:19 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers and Primary ITO have teamed up on an exciting new apprenticeship to rapidly grow people capability in the dairy industry. More >>

PETA's Latest Attack on Wool Industry is Shear Crazy

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 4:57 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is mystified and frustrated at the latest PETA attack on the wool industry. More >>

New Zealand First pledge to improve Overseer lacks clarity

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 4:51 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is encouraged to learn that New Zealand First proposes a catchment-by-catchment approach to addressing the nation’s water quality. More >>

Nobody Pays for Water, Kiwis are Being Brainwashed

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 5:18 pm | Federated Farmers

Making farmers pay for the water they use is unfair, because nobody else pays for the water they use. More >>

Telling farming’s positive stories at Morrinsville rally

Monday, 18 September 2017, 3:31 pm | Federated Farmers

New Zealand is too small to have a rural/urban divide, Waikato Federated Farmers President Andrew McGiven told the farming rally in Morrinsville at noon today. More >>

Feds Backs Plan to Open Up Landcorp to Young Farmers

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 2:13 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers supports the sale of farms currently operated by Landcorp to young farming families. More >>

Future farming fund investment will optimise primary sector

Monday, 11 September 2017, 2:48 pm | Federated Farmers

The payback for food production, export earnings and the environment from turbo-charging a fund for farming technology and practice will be many times the investment, Federated Farmers says. More >>

Putting NZ agriculture under the ETS is illogical

Friday, 8 September 2017, 2:30 pm | Federated Farmers

Labour’s announcement that it will move agriculture into the Emissions Trading Scheme in stages will cost the livestock sector at least $83 million in year one, rising to more than $830 million each year when fully implemented. More >>

Let’s tax this. What are we in for, Labour?

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 1:53 pm | Federated Farmers

On the cusp of the election, voters are still in the dark about what taxes they might be hit with if Labour is part of the next government. More >>

Green Party Nitrogen Tax Idea Based on False Information

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 3:35 pm | Federated Farmers

The discriminatory nitrogen tax proposed by the Green Party in its launch today gets a not-unexpected thumbs-down from Federated Farmers. More >>

Water Conservation Orders Should Be Abolished Says Feds

Friday, 1 September 2017, 10:33 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is calling for Water Conservation Orders (WCO) to be abolished because they are no longer relevant and a relic of the past. More >>

Farm sector welcomes TPP resuscitation talks

Friday, 1 September 2017, 9:26 am | Federated Farmers

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) of Australia and Federated Farmers of New Zealand say moves to bring into force the bulk of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is good news for both Australian and New Zealand farm exports. More >>

 

 

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