Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Thursday, 21 May 2020 12:27

COVID-19: Trusting business to work

National’s agriculture spokesman, Todd Muller on the role the Government needs to play for agriculture businesses.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 21 May 2020 11:10

NZ agritech to get a Govt push

It looks like the agritech sector is set to get some backing from the Government.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 May 2020 11:07

Union boss doffs hat to meat companies

Meat processing companies have gained praise for the way they handled the challenges around COVID-19 from an unlikely source – the union.

Published in General News

Te Kuiti-based electrician Terry Waite’s demand that the Government apologise to farmers for the way it has treated them – especially over the last couple of years – has failed.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 May 2020 09:50

Fonterra weathers COVID-19 storm

Fonterra has weathered the effects of COVID-19 to deliver an impressive third-quarter results.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 13:13

Leading the way — Editorial

OPINION: If any good can come out of the current COVID-19 crisis it will be greater acknowledgement of the importance of New Zealand’s agriculture sector to the economy.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 10:55

Film gets monkey off his back

A young Kiwi, Los Angeles-based, filmmaker has made good use of the lockdown period to help farmers battling with mental health issues.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 09:16

NZ/Irish agri webinar this Thursday

Farmers are being offered a chance to get an update on what is happening in Ireland and New Zealand in the COVID-19 environment.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 08:55

Drought bigger challenge than COVID-19

The lasting effects of the drought are seen by Rural Contractors NZ board members as a bigger challenge for contractors and farmers than COVID-19.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 09:35

Labelling delay leaves bad taste

A 12-month delay in implementing new country-of-origin labelling laws will likely hurt New Zealand farmers and pork producers.

Published in General News