Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 09:43

Dairy fundamentals looking good

Independent economist Cameron Bagrie says dairy fundamentals are looking pretty good, despite the GDT dropping in the past three auctions.

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Tuesday, 24 March 2020 09:39

Sector critical for NZ

Protecting farmers and key workers in the rural sector must now be a high priority as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic start to hit this country.

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Tuesday, 24 March 2020 09:17

COVID-19: We’ve got this!

OPINION: Amidst the coronavirus upheaval, one thing is certain – agriculture will see the NZ economy through.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 09:02

COVID-19: Ag to weather storm

Coronavirus could make the 2008 Global Financial Crisis look like a walk in the park — but it’s not all bad news for ag, claims economist Cameron Bagrie.

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Tuesday, 24 March 2020 08:31

COVID-19: Ag’s time to shine — Milne

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne says it's agriculture’s time to shine by stepping up now “when the country needs us more than ever”.

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Monday, 23 March 2020 16:53

Farmers urged to continue producing food

New Zealand farmers are being urged to carry on producing food while respecting coronavirus guidelines issued by the Government.

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Monday, 23 March 2020 14:58

National supports COVID-19 response

The opposition is throwing its support behind the Government’s decision to move the country towards Level 4 of the Covid-19 alert system over the next 48 hours.

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Monday, 23 March 2020 14:10

COVID-19 to trigger Level 4 Alert in 48 hours

New Zealand is heading for an unprecedented shutdown.

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Monday, 23 March 2020 12:44

COVID-19: Dairy prices fall again

Global dairy prices fell for the fourth consecutive time at the Global Dairy Trade auction last week.

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Monday, 23 March 2020 12:15

Protect NZ food supply — Agcarm

Animal medicines and crop protection lobby group, Agcarm wants the Government to extend its COVID-19 support to the farming community for maintaining essential food supplies.

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