It “creates a mess and is bad”, says Federated Farmers president Don Nicholson, “but his Federation will try and get some common sense and practical solutions to the mess”.
Is Mr Nicholson talking about manure-splattered roads, or rivers turned green with effluent or even fields churned to mud by the hooves of cattle? No, he’s complaining about the Emissions Trading Scheme, despite the immunity from cost his farmers will enjoy until 2013. What a bloke! What a Federation! What a crock!