News

Media Releases

Comprehensive Interim Tax Report a useful step

Posted on 20/09/2018
Feds makes an impact on the Tax Working Group's interim report.

Feds on board with railway crossing changes

Posted on 17/09/2018
KiwiRail has a new policy coming down the track on private rail crossings and Federated Farmers is on board with it.

Cow deaths show site safety must always be a priority

Posted on 14/09/2018
The deaths of 11 cows and the role of health and safety.

Young Farmers Next 50 message: Move with the times or wither

Posted on 14/09/2018
There were some blunt words on glyphosate, fake meat burgers and farmers who won’t embrace change at the Wellington Young Farmers Club’s 2018 Industry Function.

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 - September 21

Posted on 21/09/2018
The economy grew faster than expected in the June 2018 quarter

Economic Week - September 14

Posted on 14/09/2018
Beef, lamb, and mutton prices are expected to remain firm at historically high levels, but increasing costs will erode farm profitability, according to Beef+Lamb NZ’s 2018/19 New Season Outlook.

Speeches

Brian Richards - Farming with Confidence

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