News

Media Releases

Court rules in Feds' favour on PC10

Posted on 15/08/2019
The voices of farmers in Rotorua, led by Feds, have been instrumental in the Environment Court’s rejection of LUC as a tool for nitrogen allocation.

Feds calls for honesty on what farmers are being asked to do

Posted on 8/08/2019
Methane target should be based on science, not an unsubstantiated aspiration, Feds tells Select Committee

Feds backs key themes of biodiversity strategy

Posted on 5/08/2019
Te Koiora o Te Koiora recognises all Kiwis and sectors of society need to work together to protect our native species and habitat.

Nathan Guy's pragmatism appreciated by Feds

Posted on 30/07/2019
Nathan Guy decides not to seek re-election in 2020; Feds wishes him the best in his future endeavours

Opinion

Reserve Bank cautious on dairy industry recovery
By Nick Clark

The financial system is still sound but housing, dairy, and bank funding costs remain key risks, according to the Reserve Bank’s latest six-monthly Financial Stability Report. Read more

Economic Week - August 16

Posted on 16/08/2019
Farmers will be hoping Fonterra’s asset write-down results in a prompt turnaround in the co-op’s fortunes.

Economic Week - August 9

Posted on 9/08/2019
At least one further OCR cut is likely but with each cut there is less room for further cuts if the economy continues to slow or if there is an economic shock...

Speeches

Brian Richards - Farming with Confidence

Posted on 21/08/2018
Marketing expert Brian Richards talks to farmers at this year's national conference.