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Farmers Manifesto

Federated Farmers has launched its ‘Farmers’ Manifesto’ challenging political parties in the upcoming general election to take a “sensible, practical and affordable” approach to tackling issues of high importance to its members.

Economic Week June 23

The Reserve Bank this week left the Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent and signalled it will likely remain low for some time to come.

2017 Federated Farmers Awards presented

Awards recognising everything from weather bomb recovery efforts to the fight against the pea weevil threat were presented at the Federated Farmers national conference dinner in Wellington on June 21.


Bobby Calf regulations

You will all be aware of the of the new rules around bobby calves.

Katie Milne is new National President

Following yesterday's Federation elections at Wellington, West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne was elected National President.

Update on DIRA

As many of you will be aware, there are changes to the DIRA in front of Parliament and you are probably wondering where this is at.