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Good Idea! Feds Likes NZX Primary Sector Index Concept

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 3:00 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers congratulates the New Zealand Stock Exchange for coming up with the idea of creating a ‘primary sector index’ for investors. More >>

We Are Growing Houses Instead of Food - Feds

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:48 am | Federated Farmers

We are losing our most productive land to houses - that’s the most significant point Federated Farmers takes from the ‘Our Land 2018’ report released today. More >>

The Right People to Crunch the Climate Change Numbers

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 4:27 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers believes the make-up of the Interim Climate Change Committee announced this afternoon puts some significant scientific thinking on the case. "This should mean we can figure out once and for all just what the obligations are New ... More >>

Water quality results show pleasing improvements

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 12:32 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says all the hard work being done to improve our freshwater quality is starting to pay off. More >>

Politicking put aside on livestock rustling

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 12:56 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is greatly encouraged by the cross-party support for tougher livestock theft deterrents being shown by members of the Primary Production Select Committee. More >>

Rural Health Alliance deserves funds injection - Feds

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 1:45 pm | Federated Farmers

The Government should not switch off life support for what has been an effective voice for the health of rural New Zealanders, Federated Farmers President Katie Milne says. More >>

Rates grab undermines environment protection

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 3:39 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is deeply concerned that Auckland Council is proposing the removal of rates remissions for QEII National Trust covenanted land in the region. More >>

Feds welcomes NAIT recommendations

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 3:31 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says its members will jump at the chance to contribute to the drive for improvements to the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme. More >>

Feds Supports MPI Investigation

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 11:17 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers continues to support the Ministry for Primary Industries’ determination to track down the source of the Mycoplasma bovis cattle disease which has triggered New Zealand’s largest and most expensive biosecurity response. More >>

Feds and all Farmers Will Be Relieved By M.Bovis Decision

Monday, 26 March 2018, 3:38 pm | Federated Farmers

The government’s decision to cull all the livestock on properties so far identified as having been contaminated by the Mycoplasma Bovis disease will be a huge relief for all drystock and dairy farmers. More >>

Feds Asks Why Fool Around With The Reserve Bank Act?

Monday, 26 March 2018, 1:16 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers sees the Government’s decision to proceed with adding employment to the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy mandate as a step backwards for New Zealand. More >>

Snow leopard sanctuary an outlandish idea says Feds

Friday, 23 March 2018, 2:26 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is stunned to learn of a proposal to introduce a snow leopard sanctuary in the South Island High Country. More >>

Stay safe and plan ahead when hunting say Feds

Friday, 23 March 2018, 10:47 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers would like to remind deer hunters to take extra care as the roar season approaches. More >>

Federated Farmers pays tribute to John O’ Connor

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 2:11 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers offers its deepest condolences to Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor and family after the passing of his father, West Coast dairy farmer John O’Connor. More >>

Go for 5G, but bring rural NZ along too

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 12:30 pm | Federated Farmers

New Zealand’s ambitions to get on with the roll-out of 5G technology should be applauded but don’t put dealing with woeful rural coverage on the back-burner, Federated Farmers Vice-President Andrew Hoggard says. More >>

Feds ready to take councils to task on Long Term Plans

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 4:50 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is gearing up to assist members and farmers with local authorities starting to reveal their Long Term Plans and budgets. More >>

Subaru and Federated Farmers join forces

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 9:41 am | Federated Farmers

Subaru of New Zealand is joining forces with Federated Farmers to launch a new partnership to support farmers who ‘do’. More >>

Trade Agreement will strengthen NZ export sector says Feds

Friday, 9 March 2018, 3:08 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is delighted to see the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) formally signed off today. More >>

Feds support considered, cross-party climate change approach

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 3:30 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says proposals to tackle climate change can work as long as there is cross-party support backed by a Climate Commission which has informed science. More >>

Taranaki feed drive attracting plenty of donations

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 9:52 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is delighted at the response it has received since launching its Taranaki Feed Drive last week. More >>

 

 

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