Federated Farmers

29th Jul 14, 11:23am
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Ian Mackenzie says the Greens are disingenuous with their 'swimmable' rivers policy because urban rivers are under the most stress, whereas 'they really mean only those in the country'
Ian Mackenzie says the Greens are disingenuous with their 'swimmable' rivers policy because urban rivers are under the most stress, whereas 'they really mean only those in the country'
29th Jul 14, 11:23am
21st Jul 14, 1:00am
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Dairy farmer confidence ebbs while meat and fibre farmers remain positive in the latest new-season Fed Farmers survey
Dairy farmer confidence ebbs while meat and fibre farmers remain positive in the latest new-season Fed Farmers survey
21st Jul 14, 1:00am
17th Jul 14, 9:45am
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Rick Powdrell says now is the time to support wool. He likes the Cavalier Bremworth campaign, and calls for push-back against PETA
Rick Powdrell says now is the time to support wool. He likes the Cavalier Bremworth campaign, and calls for push-back against PETA
17th Jul 14, 9:45am
16th Jul 14, 9:46pm
The new President of Fed Farmers compares current science with the "romanticised ideal of past farming practices" and finds it is the urban critics who are in denial
The new President of Fed Farmers compares current science with the "romanticised ideal of past farming practices" and finds it is the urban critics who are in denial
16th Jul 14, 9:46pm
11th Jul 14, 12:02pm
Andrew Hoggard takes over from Willy Leferink with a strong serve at public officials who want to interfere in commercial decisions
Andrew Hoggard takes over from Willy Leferink with a strong serve at public officials who want to interfere in commercial decisions
11th Jul 14, 12:02pm
9th Jul 14, 4:12pm
Bruce Wills reflects on his time as President of the Feds, the changes, the progress and the work still to do
Bruce Wills reflects on his time as President of the Feds, the changes, the progress and the work still to do
9th Jul 14, 4:12pm
2nd Jul 14, 4:18pm
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Federated Farmers explain why they think a carbon tax in New Zealand would make environmental outcomes worse, undoing the progress on reducing carbon achieved so far
Federated Farmers explain why they think a carbon tax in New Zealand would make environmental outcomes worse, undoing the progress on reducing carbon achieved so far
2nd Jul 14, 4:18pm
2nd Jul 14, 12:34pm
"I somehow feel uncomfortable that these [offshore Fonterra dairy farm] operations have the same Fonterra masterbrand on them as our farmers do" - Willy Leferink
"I somehow feel uncomfortable that these [offshore Fonterra dairy farm] operations have the same Fonterra masterbrand on them as our farmers do" - Willy Leferink
2nd Jul 14, 12:34pm
25th Jun 14, 5:02pm
To give farmers the means and motivation to invest, you need nutrient indicators married to a realistic time horizon says Willy Leferink. Then you’re talking about a virtuous cycle, he says
To give farmers the means and motivation to invest, you need nutrient indicators married to a realistic time horizon says Willy Leferink. Then you’re talking about a virtuous cycle, he says
25th Jun 14, 5:02pm
20th Jun 14, 11:13am
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Jeanette Maxwell likes Doug Avery's advice: nothing good has been ever been invented by negative people. They do not innovate, create or inspire
Jeanette Maxwell likes Doug Avery's advice: nothing good has been ever been invented by negative people. They do not innovate, create or inspire
20th Jun 14, 11:13am
17th Jun 14, 1:28pm
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With New Zealand's biggest corporate farmer eyeing the opportunities, dairy sheep may revitalise one aspect of the industry Fed Farmers say
With New Zealand's biggest corporate farmer eyeing the opportunities, dairy sheep may revitalise one aspect of the industry Fed Farmers say
17th Jun 14, 1:28pm
10th Jun 14, 1:24pm
Willy Leferink thinks the Green Party carbon tax proposal is so badly conceived and researched, it has just become a green-washed tax collection idea
Willy Leferink thinks the Green Party carbon tax proposal is so badly conceived and researched, it has just become a green-washed tax collection idea
10th Jun 14, 1:24pm
8th Jun 14, 7:30am
Bruce Wills says the Greens policy of wanting to penalise farmers for being the world’s most carbon efficient seems an odd policy position
Bruce Wills says the Greens policy of wanting to penalise farmers for being the world’s most carbon efficient seems an odd policy position
8th Jun 14, 7:30am
7th Jun 14, 5:07pm
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Jeanette Maxwell explains out why farmers should back the upcoming wool levy referendum
Jeanette Maxwell explains out why farmers should back the upcoming wool levy referendum
7th Jun 14, 5:07pm
21st May 14, 10:13am
Bruce Wills bristles at the attacks on current farming success and their plans to push forward with modernisation and productivity
Bruce Wills bristles at the attacks on current farming success and their plans to push forward with modernisation and productivity
21st May 14, 10:13am
16th May 14, 8:58am
An angry Willy Leferink gets "the impression Labour wants to tax us into the sunset"
An angry Willy Leferink gets "the impression Labour wants to tax us into the sunset"
16th May 14, 8:58am
15th May 14, 2:32pm
We wrap-up some of the business reaction to Budget 2014
We wrap-up some of the business reaction to Budget 2014
15th May 14, 2:32pm
13th May 14, 1:48pm
"We are an inclusive open industry where merit and work ethic speaks loudly and is rewarded" - Willy Leferink
"We are an inclusive open industry where merit and work ethic speaks loudly and is rewarded" - Willy Leferink
13th May 14, 1:48pm
6th May 14, 1:36pm
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Jeanette Maxwell wants to see animal rustling attract similar penalties as fisheries offences, plus hitting offenders with appropriate animal welfare abuse charges
Jeanette Maxwell wants to see animal rustling attract similar penalties as fisheries offences, plus hitting offenders with appropriate animal welfare abuse charges
6th May 14, 1:36pm
30th Apr 14, 9:22am
Willy Leferink reviews the DairyNZ's levy vote issues and wants them to integrate the complimentary relationship with FedFarmers better
Willy Leferink reviews the DairyNZ's levy vote issues and wants them to integrate the complimentary relationship with FedFarmers better
30th Apr 14, 9:22am

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