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Economic Week - January 15

The ANZ World Commodity Price Index posted a 1.8% increase in the month of December, to finish a challenging year only just below December 2019’s level (down 0.4%).

Federated Farmers hails pragmatic migrant worker visa decisions

Farmers and growers up and down the land will be pleased with the pragmatic decision by government to extend visas for migrant workers already on our shores...

Economic Week - December 18

Our economy has proven more resilient and has recovered from lockdown much faster than anyone expected earlier in the year...but can the momentum last?

Economic News - December 11

The November Federated Farmers Banking Survey showed a continuation of a trend of steady slippage in farmer satisfaction with bank relationships.


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Riparian Fencing and Waterways Funding Initiative – Applications Open

Up to $100 million has been allocated from the Provincial Growth Fund to provide significant levels of funding (80-100%) for fencing of waterways and associated works such as culverts, causeways, riparian planting and stock water reticulation (but no

Federated Farmers - Rabobank remuneration survey shows good growth in farmer pay

Strong growth in pay packages in the last two years is another reason for New Zealanders to consider a career in agriculture, Federated Farmers President Katie Milne says...