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Farmers fret over green demands, says bank

Thursday 26 Sep 19 12:00pm

 

FONTERRA'S economic woes are not the only thing worrying farmers – they’re also becoming increasingly anxious about the Government’s plans to make them clean up their environmental performance and cut greenhouse gas emissions.

The dairy co-operative is shedding staff and says it won’t be paying a dividend after posting a $605 million loss.

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