Dear Farmer or Rural Supporter
Farming is under relentless attack yet our country needs farming more than ever. NZ farming leaders, in an agreement with Government, have committed NZ farmers to become the only farmers in the world to pay for emissions of Ruminant Methane.
Pricing these emissions cannot be justified scientifically or morally and is a major threat to your viability. This new tax could reach hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for the average farm. *
‘FARM’ was formed to present the facts about Ruminant Methane to fight unjustified, unscientific emission reduction requirements – about to become one of farming’s biggest costs.
We are a growing group of farmers, scientists and citizens concerned that rural NZ is not well represented on climate change issues.
FARM’s objective is to change that.
FARM believes farming leaders failed to consider all the Ruminant Methane science when they committed farmers to stringent, costly and unnecessary emission reduction targets.
FARM will use the scientific facts to fight for the legitimate concerns of Kiwi farmers to change or remove unjust regulations and policies.
Ruminant Methane is NOT the danger claimed
Join FARM and help us restore the truth.
Signed for FARM
* Using the Lincoln University carbon calculator an average dairy farm at $35 a tonne for carbon will pay $60,000 p.a. if no discount is applied. The goal of climate policy is to lift the carbon price to be $250 a tonne, which would cost over $300,000 without the discount.
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