Lighter regulatory regime no reason for farmers to ‘coast’, Rabobank says

Lighter regulatory regime no reason for farmers to ‘coast’, Rabobank says
Rabobank's chief executive Todd Charteris. (Image: NZME)
Riley Kennedy
The coalition Government’s shift to a lighter-regulatory regime and removal of agriculture from the Emissions Trading Scheme shouldn’t be a reason for farmers to “coast”, Rabobank says.Just before Fieldays last month, the Government officially scrapped He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) and has since introduced legislation to keep agriculture out of the emissions trading scheme (ETS) ahead of the looming 2025 deadline for its entrance into the ETS.HWEN was formed by the previous Labour Government and acted as a primary sector-led pa...

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