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Feds' Quake 0800 Helpline Endorsed

Federated Farmers is delighted that the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) and other agri-stakeholders are joining forces to support its 0800 FARMING helpline as the Kaikoura earthquake recovery enters a new phase.

Economic week January 19

Next week, the Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler will give his first speech for 2017 at a function put on by the Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce.

What can we expect in 2017?

There will be elections in some key European countries, like France, Germany and the Netherlands, which will test the strength of Eurosceptic parties. China and Russia will continue to display their recent assertiveness.


Blackgrass Response 2016-17

Be vigilant for blackgrass this growing season - with a potential estimated industry impact of $8.14 million, we all need to do our part in preventing blackgrass incursion

Rural Boundary Fencing

Factsheet on rural boundary fencing

Keep an eye out for the pea weevil

Philippa Rawlinson talks about pea weevil in the Wairarapa and what people can do nationwide to stop the spread