Loss-making farmers can’t afford environmental mitigation, says Fed Farmers boss

By Fiona Rotherham, www.scoop.co.nz, 21 July 2015 Federated Farmers president William Rolleston says progress made in the last few years on farming’s environmental impact can’t be sustained when farmers are making a loss. Speaking to the Local Government New Zealand conference today, Rolleston says if agriculture is to continue its contribution to New Zealand’s economy, it has to address the [...]