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Calls are growing for the Government to allow butchers and independent fruit and vegetable retailers to operate under COVID-19 Alert Levels.
Horticulture NZ is pleading with the Government to allow independent fruit and vegetable retailers to remain open as the wider Auckland region undergoes another COVID lockdown.
More investment in agriculture is required to achieve further growth post-COVID, according to Dr Jacqueline Rowarth.
The Government needs to put environmental goals on the back burner whilst managing debt from COVID-19, according to Dr Doug Edmeades.
NZ Pork is hailing the success of a scheme where the Government bought surplus pork and had it delivered to food banks to counter the disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A major recruitment campaign is in full swing to get people displaced by job losses due to Covid-19 into roles in the primary sector.
After a buoyant month, dairy prices have fallen on the back of renewed concerns around a resurging Covid-19.
With Covid-19 effectively cancelling the annual meeting of the Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA), this year’s event was conducted by teleconferencing.