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Feds Endorses Ambitious Trade Agenda

Friday, 24 March 2017, 5:10 pm | Federated Farmers

The Government’s move today to boost New Zealand’s trade efforts is positive for farmers and for New Zealand, says Federated Farmers President Dr William Rolleston. More >>

Feds Endorses Ambitious Trade Agenda

Friday, 24 March 2017, 4:57 pm | Federated Farmers

The Government’s move today to boost New Zealand’s trade efforts is positive for farmers and for New Zealand, says Federated Farmers President Dr William Rolleston. More >>

Feds See Nothing New in OECD Environment Report

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 1:23 pm | Federated Farmers

The OECD’s report released today on New Zealand’s environmental progress tells us nothing we didn’t already know, Federated Farmers water spokesperson Chris Allen says. More >>

Feds Says Get OIO Approval For Foreign Water Buyers

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 10:22 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers suggests Overseas Investment Office approval should be considered for large takes of water by overseas interests. More >>

Funding a ‘smart choice’ for future land management

Friday, 17 March 2017, 3:23 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says investment in smart irrigation projects announced by the Government is an important step towards optimising future land management practices. More >>

Farmer confidence improves

Monday, 13 March 2017, 1:46 pm | Federated Farmers

Farmers’ confidence in the economy and their own businesses improved in Federated Farmers mid-season Farm Confidence Survey, released today. More >>

Boost for TeenAg seen as vital investment

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 3:20 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers sees the $146,000 for TeenAg announced today as an investment in the nation’s future. More >>

Trump’s views on global trade trouble farmers

Friday, 3 March 2017, 3:48 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers believes US president Donald Trump’s willingness to shun international trade conventions will have serious and deeply felt implications for New Zealand’s export trade. More >>

Everyone must engage in the challenge to improve freshwater

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 3:05 pm | Federated Farmers

The pressure is now on all Kiwis to step up in the nationwide challenge to continue to improve the quality of our freshwater, Federated Farmers says. More >>

Dairy an Integral part of the NZ Economy says Report

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 10:13 am | Federated Farmers

In spite of two years of economic instability and uncertainty fueled by fluctuating prices, the New Zealand dairy industry remains a significant player to the country’s economy. More >>

Feds’ Warn Farmers to Observe Fire Bans

Monday, 20 February 2017, 11:58 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is reminding Canterbury farmers to observe their local rural authority’s Fire Ban. More >>

Climate change actions should be practical, research-based

Monday, 20 February 2017, 10:01 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers supports the need for action to address climate change but says New Zealand’s responses should be practical, cost-effective and based on sound research. More >>

Farming leader warns of Post Factual Science

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 4:40 pm | Federated Farmers

Our free trade prospects have been a victim of Brexit and the US Presidential election. New Zealand must be careful not to be caught in the crossfire of any ensuing trade war, Dr William Rolleston says. More >>

Sharemilking payment model has merit but awaiting review

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 2:42 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers has been concerned for some time at the reduction in herd owning sharemilking opportunities and possible impact on the industry’s future sustainability. More >>

Dairy should do what it does best, not join the lab race

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 3:04 pm | Federated Farmers

Volatility is likely to be a constant companion for the New Zealand dairy farmer in the foreseeable future, and that has to be factored into their budgets, Andrew Hoggard says. More >>

Education a key to countering the farming naysayers

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 1:50 pm | Federated Farmers

Sheep and beef farmers are facing testing times, and many of the challenges are outside their control, Federated Farmers Meat & Fibre Council Chairperson Rick Powdrell says. More >>

Drought Declaration Brings Relief For Northland Farmers

Friday, 3 February 2017, 3:08 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says the Government’s decision to declare a medium scale adverse event in Northland is pragmatic and necessary. More >>

More Police On The Beat Is Encouraging For Farmers

Friday, 3 February 2017, 12:31 pm | Federated Farmers

The government’s announcement of the increase in police to be allocated to rural communities should help farmers feel more secure in their homes and businesses, Federated Farmers says. More >>

Federated Farmers supports unified fire service

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 4:49 pm | Federated Farmers

A single, amalgamated fire service should deliver better co-ordination of response, and improved resources for rural brigades, Federated Farmers Vice-President Anders Crofoot says. More >>

A Dam can ease the Bay’s water woes

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 2:49 pm | Federated Farmers

As another drought threatens Hawke’s Bay, Federated Farmers says it’s time to put aside the delay tactics and negativity and get on with building the Ruataniwha Dam. More >>

 

 

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