Farm Debt Mediation Bill (Sharemilkers)

The Sharemilker Section of Federated Farmers endorses the Federated Farmers submission on the Farm Debt Mediation Bill. We would also like to further add to this submission with specific points from a sharemilkers perspective.  
Sharemilking has been a cornerstone of the New Zealand dairy industry for over a century. It is when two parties come together to run a dairy operation: the person who owns the land and the sharemilker, the person who runs the farm and milks the cows. Sharemilking is a significant step in the progression pathway for young dairy farmers to build experience and wealth, with the aim of building equity in order to buy their own farm...

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