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Feds supports moves to make better use of DoC stewardship land

The announcement by the Department of Conservation that it will look to streamline the process for reclassifying or selling stewardship land it administers is excellent news, Federated Farmers says.

Crunch is coming for agricultural contractors

Federated Farmers’ concerns about the serious shortage of experienced agricultural machinery operators is proving justified as summer approaches.

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Submission on Managing Intensive Winter Grazing

The government has proposed loosening a number of provisions, which FF's supports, but there are still some areas where the intensive winter grazing regulations require further work.

Submission on proposed changes to the Low Slope Map Regulations 2020

While these changes address some concerns, they still do not go far enough. It would be impossible to establish a method of accurately identifying the land where the proportional environmental benefits out weigh the costs.