Thursday, May 19, 2022

Regulation


We must get the regulations right

We must get the regulations right

ByJohn RocheMay 18, 2022
A recent Farmers Weekly article raised issues about the complexity of the regulatory process for approving methane inhibitors, delays and a suggestion that the process appears “to have grown more complicated”.   I love how quotations can be succinct turns…

Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill passes

ByNeal WallaceMay 13, 2022
A Government led by the National Party will repeal the Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill, which was passed by Parliament this week. Nicola Grigg, the party’s Land Information spokesperson, has…

New regulations compel consents for 2023 crops

ByRichard RennieMay 13, 2022
As many farmers grapple with a looming feed crisis this winter, planning for next winter may also demand attention sooner rather than later with changes in the winter grazing regulations…

Fonterra gains go-ahead for DIRA changes

ByHugh StringlemanApr 27, 2022
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has made a pragmatic announcement of proposed amendments to the DIRA, followed by industry consultation during May. The presently capped Fonterra Shareholders Fund will become permanent,…


Community crucial for catchment groups

Community crucial for catchment groups

ByColin WilliscroftApr 20, 2022
Founding member of the Pomahaka Water Care Group Lloyd McCall says catchment groups need to have plenty of people involved…
Work under way to to safeguard transport operators

Work under way to to safeguard transport operators

ByColin WilliscroftApr 6, 2022
Transporting New Zealand chief executive Nick Leggett says parts of the livestock movement chain other than trucking companies need to…
Loan landscape shifts for rural bankers

Loan landscape shifts for rural bankers

ByRichard RennieApr 4, 2022
ASB’s Ben Speedy says farm business sustainability will become a far more significant factor in valuing, and lending, to an…
Race to beat ute tax

Race to beat ute tax

ByNeal WallaceMar 30, 2022
The Clean Vehicle Act imposes a levy on high carbon-emitting vehicles, with the money used to rebate or subsidise the…
Proposed Nait levy increases on hold

Proposed Nait levy increases on hold

ByStaff reporterMar 29, 2022
Kevin Forward says further consideration of submissions received on proposed Nait levy increases shows a commitment to engage with levy…
Pastoral lessees wary of CPLA changes

Pastoral lessees wary of CPLA changes

ByNeal WallaceMar 15, 2022
High Country Accord chair Philip Todhunter says while there have been some subtle changes to the access provision, he says…
Load More