Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Thursday, 25 June 2020 10:38

Ploughing ahead

A much scaled-down New Zealand Ploughing championship will be held near the Canterbury town of Kirwee in mid-July.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 09:46

Campaign aims to attract NZers into dairy jobs

A $3.5 million programme aimed at helping Covid-19 affected workers into farming careers, has been launched.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 08:22

Farmers have your back NZ — Editorial

OPINION: Uncertainty and challenges loom but don’t worry New Zealand, farmers have your back.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 09:39

Covid-19 brings no joy to Happy Valley

Waikato's newest milk processor says Covid-19 has slowed progress on the $280 million project.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 09:31

The challenges ahead for dairy

A Ministry of Primary Industries report says the 2020-21 season payout won’t be as high as last season.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 08:55

Making good use of a crisis

One of New Zealand’s largest dairy farmers says the Covid-19 pandemic presents the country an opportunity to rethink its approach to on-farm sustainability.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 07:55

Recovery better than expected

The global dairy outlook isn’t looking as dire as it was at the height of the Covid-19 crisis.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 June 2020 14:01

Hundreds of workers stranded

Hundreds of Pacific Islanders stranded in Central Otago during the Covid-19 lockdown may be facing a long wait until they can safely return home.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 09:54

Primary industries drive COVID-19 recovery 

Following a new economic report, Ag Minister Damien O’Connor is celebrating primary industries’ role in the COVID-19 recovery.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 08:49

Farm accommodation stand-off

Dairy farmers and the Government remain at loggerheads over COVID-19 tenancy restrictions for on-farm accommodation.

Published in General News