Media Releases

Federated Farmers hails pragmatic migrant worker visa decisions

Posted on 21/12/2020
Farmers and growers up and down the land will be pleased with the pragmatic decision by government to extend visas for migrant workers already on our shores...

Farmer bank pressure drops but so do satisfaction rates

Posted on 9/12/2020
Fewer farmers are feeling undue pressure from their bank but satisfaction rates continue to slide, our latest banking survey finds...

Working better together - Fish & Game and Federated Farmers

Posted on 27/11/2020
Federated Farmers and Fish & Game have agreed to work together more closely to identify areas of collaboration.

PINZ Awards presented in Wellington

Posted on 24/11/2020
Southland Vice-President Bernadette Hunt was recognised for Outstanding Leadership at the Primary Industries NZ Summit on Monday night....


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 - January 22

Posted on 22/01/2021
This week’s rise in the Global Dairy Trade is the fifth in a row and the GDT has increased at eight of its last nine auctions stretching back to mid-September.

Economic Week - January 15

Posted on 15/01/2021
The ANZ World Commodity Price Index posted a 1.8% increase in the month of December, to finish a challenging year only just below December 2019’s level (down 0.4%).


Katie Milne's address to the 2020 National AGM

Posted on 26/06/2020
I think we've made excellent progress on town and country coming to a better understanding of each other....

Brian Richards - Farming with Confidence

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