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    Despite public perception - a dairy farmer says most farmers... are doing they best job they can

    Despite public perception - a dairy farmer says most farmers... are doing they best job they can


    Fonterra
    Fonterra
    Golden Bay dairy farmer and owner, Deborah Rhodes, wants Fonterra to adopt a "Responsible Relationships" code of practice - as a safe way for farmers and workers to record their wellbeing.

    She says on any given day, most farmers make the best decisions they can - on things like managing cows on a wet paddock, or team conflicts.

    But Rhodes believes a well-being framework would help.

    She believes a well-being framework would help public view of farmers, who are often heavily criticised.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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