Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Silver Fern Farms Co-operative has announced a net profit after tax of $32.4 million for the 2020 financial year.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 March 2021 09:55

Could cows help combat Covid?

Could cow milk from New Zealand help the world fight against Covid-19?

Published in Dairy News
Tuesday, 09 March 2021 09:55

Managing Covid issues top of the list for MPI

Dealing with the outfall from Covid-19 is one of the top priorities in the coming year for Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) boss Ray Smith.

Published in General News

To ensure continuity in the supply chain, the road freight industry needs to know when truck drivers will receive the Covid-19 vaccine, says Road Transport Forum (RTF) chief executive Nick Leggett.

Published in General News

The meat processing and exporting industry is calling on the government to prioritise its workforce for Covid-19 vaccinations.

Published in Rural News
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 14:55

Dairy shines in Covid world

Consumers are flocking back to dairy products as Covid shines the light on health and wellness, says Tom Bailey, the new senior vice president for Southern Pastures.

Published in General News
Friday, 12 February 2021 09:55

Covid to cast a shadow

Next month's Northland Field Days will be a “whole different ballgame” thanks to Covid-19, says organising committee president John Phillips.

Published in Rural News
Wednesday, 13 January 2021 15:55

Alliance pays back wage subsidy

After being dogged by claims about its entitlement to the wage subsidy, the country’s largest meat processor will now fully pay it back.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 January 2021 03:55

Mixed outlook for primary sector

After five years of growth, New Zealand's primary exports are heading for a drop in 2021 - but with a bounce back predicted in 2022.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 December 2020 15:55

Remarkable lambing in a challenging year

Despite Covid-19-related processing restrictions and a widespread drought in the first half of 2020, sheep and beef farmers despite achieved a near record 130.3% lambing percentage, slightly lower than spring 2019 where 131% lambing was achieved.

Published in General News