12 Apr 2019

Confidence Crisis in Dairying

From Country Life, 9:15 pm on 12 April 2019
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Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles

A Waikato farmer and former farming leader Malcolm Lumsden says 50 percent of the dairy farmers in his district want to leave the industry. He says paperwork, a fear of prosecution and a back-lash from urban dwellers is sucking the joy out of farming and is creating stress.