News

Media Releases

Legal Advice - The Duty of Good Faith

Posted on 6/04/2020
At Federated Farmers, we get a lot of questions to our 0800 phone line. Quite often these questions are very similar and are generally to do with property, resource management law or succession planning...

PCI hearing panel takes Feds' views on board

Posted on 18/03/2020
Federated Farmers is generally pleased with the recommendations of the Independent Hearing Panel on Plan Change 1 “Healthy Rivers” (PC1).

Stock feed available for drought-hit farmers

Posted on 18/03/2020
Locally-grown stock feed solutions are available to farmers in regions hit by drought, Feds Arable Chairperson Karen Williams says.

Federated Farmers applauds Government

Posted on 17/03/2020
Federated Farmers applauds the Government on a decisive and pragmatic response to an unprecedented situation...

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 - April 3

Posted on 3/04/2020
As New Zealand completes its first week of lockdown, economists have been considering where next for the economy. It's not pretty.

Planning ahead leads to better sharemilking outcomes

Posted on 2/04/2020
A feed shortage or poor cow condition come May 31/Gypsy Day doesn’t happen overnight and in a well-run business there should no end-of-season suprises like that.

Speeches

Brian Richards - Farming with Confidence

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