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Casual employment engagements are intermittent and irregular periods of employment where the employee is only called in as and when required.  Each time a casual employee is engaged, it is a stand-alone period of employment that comes to an end with no on-going expectation of employment or income.  If at any time the employment shows a regular pattern of days, hours or income, it is likely that the relationship should be considered permanent employment.

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This agreement is suitable to use when the grower shall grow the cultivar on the land.

Duplicate pad – x15 copies
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This Contract is used where the contractor milks the cows on a cents per kilogram milk-solids basis.

Version 2003, released March 2020.

Booklet x2 copies

If you would prefer a personalised PDF of this agreement, please call 0800 327 646 to purchase.
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Our employment agreements are the industry standard and have been developed by farmers for farmers with all the requisite legal backing. 

This agreement should be Used when you are employing someone long term, there is no fixed end date i.e. the employee would have to resign or you have justification to terminate their employment.  

Version 0720. 

Booklet   x2 copies

Set of x2 booklets suitable for one employee.Details

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Our employment agreements are the industry standard and have been developed by farmers for farmers with all the requisite legal backing. 

Fixed term employment relationships come to an end at a specified time, upon a specified event or at the end of a specified project.   There must be a genuine reason for imposing a fixed term agreement rather than a permanent one.  For example, you cannot use a fixed term to  trial’ a staff member or to simply tie ... Details

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Limited Stock. Please call us on 0800 327 646 to order.

Three agreements in one - complete a set of standard clauses plus either the heifer, dry stock or winter/seasonal grazing sections.

  • Multiple payment options relevant to the different types of grazing
  • Scope for dealing with adverse events such as feed shortage
  • Clear roles and responsibilities for the grazier and stock owner to ensure a ´no surprises’... Details
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Use when sharemilkers own the cows and farm owners supply the land and milking equipment.

Version 1805, released May 2018.

Booklet x2 copies

If you would prefer a personalised PDF of this agreement, please call 0800 327 646 instead to purchase.
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Our new loan agreement covers a broad range of scenarios from family loans to share-milking loans. Rather than relying on the honesty of a handshake, this document provides easy-to-understand legal protection, for any and all loans.

Highlights of the new agreement:

•It’s easy to use – can be completed at the kitchen table
•Makes conversations about money more structured and, therefore, less uncomfortable
•Legally protects the borrower and the ... Details
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50 sets in triplicate per book
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Use when you are leasing your land to someone else with specific clauses for fertilizer, pasture retention and public risk.

Booklet x2 copies

If you would prefer a personalised PDF of this agreement, please call 0800 327 646 instead to purchase.
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Use when you want to lease your stock to another farmer/person. It can protect your interests by registering a finance statement on the Personal Property Securities Register.

Version 1810

Booklet x2 copies

If you would prefer a personalised PDF of this agreement, please call 0800 327 646 instead to purchase.
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Records the terms and conditions agreed to when the sharemilker
is not providing the cows.

New version released March 2019.
Sold as a set of 2 booklets.

For more information or to order a PDF version please call 0800 327 646
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A completely revised and refreshed testing policy has been developed that clearly sets out the testing framework.

Key features of the policy include:
• Enhances the ability of employers to proactively look out for their employees and their well being
• Aligns with Federated Farmers revised employment agreement to offer a seamless approach to drug and alcohol testing
• Developed with the agricultural sector in mind and is fully compliant with... Details