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Feds launches audio media platform for farming conversations

Federated Farmers has launched an audio-based mobile communications platform, FEDSvoice, to deliver quality information to farmers and moderate safe conversations celebrating rural life and discussing the significant challenges that lie ahead.

Feds survey shows slight uptick in farmer-bank relationship

Farmers are feeling slightly more satisfied with relationships with their banks but interest rates are starting to rise and some are reporting a tougher attitude from lenders.

Activities

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.