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New season farm confidence survey report now available

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 1:19 pm | Federated Farmers

The formatted report for Federated Farmers’ 2014/15 New Season Farm Confidence survey is now available online by clicking here . More >>

MP’s uninformed attack doesn’t faze Northland farmers

Monday, 21 July 2014, 2:36 pm | Federated Farmers

While disappointed by the uninformed comments of Hone Harawira MP, Northland’s storm hit farmers appreciate the support of fellow farmers, industry good bodies, utility providers and the efforts of central and local government. Above all, the ... More >>

New season farm confidence slips with OCR implications

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:15 am | Federated Farmers

New season farm confidence slips with OCR implications Dairy farmer confidence ebbs while meat and fibre farmers remain positive A slump in dairy farmers’ confidence has seen Federated Farmers’ new-season Farm Confidence Survey move into negative ... More >>

Back agriculture back our Roads

Friday, 18 July 2014, 5:21 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers welcomes the Government’s announcement to increase investment in our deteoriating rural roads, but has concerns at whether it will be enough. More >>

Federated Farmers on Ruataniwha appeal

Friday, 18 July 2014, 5:12 pm | Federated Farmers

While Federated Farmers did not lodge an appeal with the High Court against the Board of Inquiry decision on the Ruataniwha Dam and the associated Plan Change 6, it is now considering options in light of Hawke’s Bay & Eastern Fish & Game Councils ... More >>

Looking for the South Island’s next top farmer

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 3:52 pm | Federated Farmers

The South Island’s next top farmer is out there and Federated Farmers wants to see farmers nominated for the 2014 Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmer of the Year award. The 2013 award being won by the winemaker, Peter Yealands. More >>

GlobalDairyTrade: one of a bad news triple-pack

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 2:31 pm | Federated Farmers

While today’s fall in the GlobalDairyTrade auction platform reflects the most perfect global production season in many years, Federated Farmers anticipates it could lead to downwards revision in Fonterra’s benchmark forecast of $7 per kilogram of Milk ... More >>

Northland Medium Scale Adverse Event declared

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 2:58 pm | Federated Farmers

With Northland’s storm now a Medium Scale Adverse Event , Federated Farmers is hoping Government will also support councils in the repair of local roads. More >>

Greens need to get on the water policy bus

Monday, 14 July 2014, 9:52 am | Federated Farmers

Instead of attacking policy that will massively improve New Zealand water quality, Federated Farmers says the Green Party would be more credible if it showed a lot more bipartisan leadership in supporting that policy. More >>

‘Safety first’ call goes out to Northland farmers

Saturday, 12 July 2014, 4:30 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers Northland calls for farmers to put safety first with no farming fatalities or serious injuries to date. With the wet weather set to continue and the power out in some areas, it wants neighbours to band together. More >>

“It’s not milk” just proves you can’t beat the real thing

Saturday, 12 July 2014, 4:27 pm | Federated Farmers

The prospect of a breakthrough in test tube product said to be like milk has not got New Zealand farmers shivering in their red-bands just yet. More >>

Environment Southland listening to farmers

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 3:03 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers commends Environment Southland for listening to the concerns of Hill and High Country farmers, and delaying notification of the proposed Hill and High Country Development Plan Change today. “The council’s decision, having engaged ... More >>

Environmental support for Sheep and Beef Farmers

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 10:38 am | Federated Farmers

Environmental support for Sheep and Beef Farmers Federated Farmers and Beef + Lamb New Zealand to cooperate on regional policy Sheep and beef farmers will have a stronger voice in the regions on environmental issues, through an agreement between Federated ... More >>

Buildings farm exemption welcomed as a first step

Friday, 4 July 2014, 4:10 pm | Federated Farmers

Earthquake-prone buildings farm exemption welcomed as a first step Federated Farmers is delighted Government has seen the logic of exempting farm structures from the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Bill as a first step to ensuring ... More >>

Dr William Rolleston is Federated Farmers’ 32nd President

Friday, 4 July 2014, 3:44 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers National Council has today elected South Canterbury’s Dr William Rolleston unopposed as its 32nd National President in Palmerston North. “As Vice-President since 2011, I am honoured to be entrusted with a leadership role following in the ... More >>

2014 Agri Business Person and Agri Personality named

Friday, 4 July 2014, 1:49 pm | Federated Farmers

Ballance Agri-Nutrients Chief Executive, Larry Bilodeau, was last night named 2014 Vodafone/Federated Farmers Agri Businessperson of the Year while the late Alistair Polson was named 2014 Agri Personality for 2014. More >>

Keeping up for the next generation

Friday, 4 July 2014, 12:44 pm | Federated Farmers

It is a pleasure to be at my final AGM for Federated Farmers. Having spent almost four years in my twenties and six years in my forties, I will not be spending one day at Federated Farmers in my fifties! More >>

Politics matters

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:25 am | Federated Farmers

Politics matters Final speech delivered by Bruce Wills, Federated Farmers National President, to Federated Farmers 2014 National Conference, Palmerston North More >>

Environment the winner in freshwater reforms

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:04 am | Federated Farmers

The National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management, incorporating the National Objective Framework, is the most comprehensive approach to sorting environmental issues for this country’s freshwater resource. While tough on farmers it is equally ... More >>

Federated Farmers Dairy elects new executive

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 11:36 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers Dairy elects new executive It’s goodbye from him and hello from me Federated Farmers’ Dairy Industry Group has elected Fielding farmer Andrew Hoggard as its new chairperson. The Federation’s dairy council also elected Waikato’s ... More >>



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