Good on-farm practices key to environmental protection

Stuff.co.nz 1 August 2016 Farmers are natural problem solvers. Every day complex issues face us as we run our farm and business. Recently I've been to many farmer meetings about environmental topics. I would like to commend farmers for getting involved and asking in-depth questions about Waikato's environmental future. Most people know Federated Farmers as an organisation which represents the views of [...]

Good on-farm practices key to environmental protection2017-08-09T10:57:43+12:00

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 [...]

Loss-making farmers can’t afford environmental mitigation, says Fed Farmers boss2017-08-09T10:57:43+12:00