A big week for Federated Farmers with President Andrew Hoggard resigning his role to become an Act candidate in October’s election. After 18 years with Federated Farmers he has opted for a list seat and will be standing in the true blue Rangitikei electorate. Vice President Wayne Langford has taken over the presidency in an acting role until the AGM in July. He thanked Andrew Hoggard for his time with Feds and says he is grateful for the opportunity of leading the organisation.