Farmers

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the government is still discussing with industry about what approach to take.

Government to make decision on cow disease next Monday

Tue 22 May 10

UPDATE: Prime Minister says quick decision needed on cow disease to give certainty to farmers.

Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor says the ministry can't say where every infected animal is.

Government again delays decision on cow disease

Wed 9 May 8

Agriculture Minister says National "dicked around" when it was in government. Watch the interviews with Damien O'Connor and Nathan Guy.

Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor wants farmers to pay up to 40% of the cost.

Costs for cow disease could climb as high as $1 billion

Mon 7 May 13

Government might adopt phased eradication of cow disease mycoplasma bovis.

Federated Farmers environment spokesman Chris Allen is concerned the agricultural industry is losing most of its productive land to houses.

Farmers should be alarmed by latest environment report

Thu 19 Apr 11

Minister calling for action but Federated Farmers says the data used in the report is out of date.

Federated Farmers dairy chairman Chris Lewis says shareholders should push Fonterra for answers.

Shareholders should ask Fonterra hard questions, says Federated Farmers

Thu 8 Mar 7

Court gagging order of Fonterra ex-director raises supplier concerns.

LIC chairman Murray King says transformation costs are already flowing to the bottom line.

Livestock Improvement Corp first-half profit drops 22% on cost of transforming business

Thu 25 Jan

LIC embarked on a transformation programme after posting its first ever loss in the 2016 financial year.

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