Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Thursday, 02 April 2020 09:45

Red meat exports top $921 million in February

COVID-19 had little impact on NZ sheepmeat and beef exports in February, says the Meat Industry Association (MIA).

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Thursday, 02 April 2020 09:32

Primary sector responds to COVID-19 challenge

MPI director general Ray Smith has praised the country’s farming leaders for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wednesday, 01 April 2020 15:25

Raw milk supplier ploughs on

It's business as usual for Timaru raw milk suppliers Stuart and Andrea Weir as the country is in total COVID-19 lockdown.

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Wednesday, 01 April 2020 12:20

COVID-19: Farming keeps the economy ticking

An analysis by two Christchurch economists has underlined the value of the farming sector to the country during the Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown.

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Wednesday, 01 April 2020 12:05

Pork farmers want butchers to start trading

Pig farmers want the Government to allow independent butchers to resume trading immediately and help avoid an animal welfare crisis on farms.

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Wednesday, 01 April 2020 10:04

Seeka seeking workers

Anyone in the Te Puke area who is fit to work and wants a job can probably have one tomorrow, says Seeka chief executive Michael Franks.

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Farmers are being urged to act now in response to new COVID-19 protocols for processing companies that will impact processing capacity.

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Wednesday, 01 April 2020 09:38

COVID-19: Financial hit for Rural GPs

Many doctors in rural parts of the country are facing a cash-flow crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tuesday, 31 March 2020 13:34

COVID-19: Misery on UK farms

Wake up, New Zealand: that’s the message from a New Zealander trying to manage a large dairy farm in the UK amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Tuesday, 31 March 2020 13:28

Hopes for limited re-opening of saleyards

Stock and Station agents have put together a set of protocols they hope will allow the country’s saleyards to reopen as soon as possible as the COVID-19 lockdown progresses.

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