News

Media Releases

Tahi Ngātahi enters the workplace

Posted on 15/11/2018
A Federated Farmers supported education scheme is launched.

New crop of Nuffield farming scholars welcomed

Posted on 8/11/2018
Four of the five 2019 Nuffield NZ Farming Scholars announced at Parliament this week are Federated Farmers members.

Feds optimistic about local government review

Posted on 6/11/2018
The thoroughness of an issues paper released today on local government funding and financing is cause for optimism, Katie Milne says.

Eco-N codex discussions welcomed by Feds

Posted on 1/11/2018
New international codex agreements on benign residues in food products could clear the way for a return of Eco-N use on NZ pastures.

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 - November 16

Posted on 16/11/2018
Food prices fell 0.6% in October 2018 according to Statistics NZ’s monthly Food Price Index

Solutions, not taxes, needed in Co2 cuts countdown

Posted on 15/11/2018
What are our lifestyles and production systems going to be like without fossil fuels. It's time we started look for practical alternatives, Andrew Hoggard writes.

Speeches

Brian Richards - Farming with Confidence

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