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Economic Week - July 3

Lending to the agricultural sector was stable in May, and low interest rates have dampened on-farm inflation.

A love letter to all New Zealand farmers

A few days stay on a NZ farm for all policy makers, requiring them to take part in the labour and the long hours, should be mandatory....

Feds applauds Labour’s pledge to protect productive farmland

A commitment from Labour to protect productive farmland from blanket afforestation if re-elected is a step in the right direction...

Farm debt mediation a useful backstop

Farm Debt Mediation is something farmers hope they'll never need to use, but it's a very useful mechanism if a farm's finances do go pear-shaped.


Riparian Fencing and Waterways Funding Initiative – Applications Open

Up to $100 million has been allocated from the Provincial Growth Fund to provide significant levels of funding (80-100%) for fencing of waterways and associated works such as culverts, causeways, riparian planting and stock water reticulation (but no

Federated Farmers - Rabobank remuneration survey shows good growth in farmer pay

Strong growth in pay packages in the last two years is another reason for New Zealanders to consider a career in agriculture, Federated Farmers President Katie Milne says...

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