‘The last thing farmers want to be worrying about is whether they’re getting a fair deal from their bank.’
Siloed sector urgently needs to get its house in order, says Meat and Wool chair.
Final version said to ignore draft suggestions about using plain language.
Federated Farmers wants the next government to scrap multiple policies introduced by the last two administrations.
The delayed policy, part of the Essential Freshwater reforms, will start with pilot programmes this August.
Disappointing to see govt not tightening belts as farmers are having to do, Langford says.
‘Stop weighing us down with impractical and unfair legislation,’ says new president.
Former Federated Farmers president throws hat in political ring.
Federated Farmers president thought to be considering ACT ticket.
Exemption from resource consent process would help speed cyclone recovery, says Feds.
Perception that crime is spiking disputed by police, however.
The Federated Farmers president says the change in prime minister and several policies are not going to address the real grassroots issues people are crying out to see fixed.
Climate change, politics and production costs send sentiment plummeting.
Forestry practices a significant contributor to flood damage, says a local Federated Farmers leader.
Rearers ‘have to become a sustainable part of the supply chain’.
Feds seeks clarity as Government misses deadline for start of programme.
For the first time in its history, survey records net negative production expectations for coming year
Organised farming presses for landowners to be involved from the start in the process of identifying Significant Natural Areas.
Wayne Langford is Federated Farmers’ new vice-president after being elected to the position at the organisation’s annual meeting…
The retirement of three of Federated Farmers’ seven national board members at next month’s annual meeting will leave…
As the OECD calls on New Zealand to lift its carbon price higher and faster, Federated Farmers is urging government to put the brakes on allowances made to foreign companies to purchase land for carbon forestry here.
Federated Farmers says the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the United Kingdom and New Zealand is great news for consumers and farmers in both countries.