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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.
A young Kiwi, Los Angeles-based, filmmaker has made good use of the lockdown period to help farmers battling with mental health issues.
Farmers are being offered a chance to get an update on what is happening in Ireland and New Zealand in the COVID-19 environment.
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.
A 12-month delay in implementing new country-of-origin labelling laws will likely hurt New Zealand farmers and pork producers.
The virtual collapse of the international food service sector may have an adverse effect of some exports of New Zealand meat.
While it is early days yet, Kiwi farmers are well placed to weather the COVID-19 storm, according to Rabobank NZ chief executive Todd Charteris.
The forestry industry will face an onslaught of red tape and regulations if the current Forests Amendment Bill becomes law, claims National’s forestry spokesman Todd Muller.