Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Thursday, 26 May 2022 09:55

China's lockdown impacts NZ

China's Covid lockdowns are impacting on New Zealand agriculture, according to Rabobank.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 26 May 2022 07:55

A defining year ahead!

The coming year is looming as a defining one for New Zealand farming, according to Rabobank agricultural analyst Genevieve Steven.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 May 2022 08:55

Rising up to challenges

Dr Danny Donaghy is professor of dairy systems at Massey University and a specialist in pasture agronomy and physiology.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 18 May 2022 12:55

China lockdowns hit dairy demand

Covid restrictions in China are likely to slightly dampen milk powder imports into that country, according to Stefan Vogel, Rabobank research general manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 May 2022 10:55

Double whammy for dairy goat farmers

Dairy goat farmers are facing a double whammy: a sharp drop in milk payout and reduced quota to supply the country's sole processor.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 May 2022 07:55

Payout trimmed as prices tumble

A record milk payout for this season remains on the cards - but breaking the $10/kgMS ceiling will be a stretch.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 May 2022 07:25

A season of fatigue!

It's been a hard and stressful year or the country's summerfruit growers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 May 2022 12:55

Editorial: A sick joke!

OPINION: When the Covid pandemic broke out over two years ago, Jacinda Ardern waxed lyrical about the importance of the rural-based primary sector and how it would pull the NZ economy through the tough times ahead. 

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 07:25

Just the juice for family of orchardists

In a Covid-constrained season, where many horticulturists are struggling with the lack of labour, family-run Mill Orchard - at Loburn, just north of Rangiora - is enjoying a great harvest.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 13:55

Meat workers doing the mahi!

Meat workers are tired and fatigued with having to deal with Omicron in meat processing plants around the country.

Published in General News
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