Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Wednesday, 13 April 2022 08:55

Shutdown hits milk prices!

Havoc wreaked in parts of China by Covid is being blamed for the latest drop in whole milk powder (WMP) prices.

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Tuesday, 12 April 2022 07:55

In unfamiliar territory

Southland's normally wet climate is counting against it as the region struggles under what is thought to be its worst drought in 80 years.

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Tuesday, 29 March 2022 12:55

Farmers seem to be coping with Omicron

Rural Support Trust chair Neil Bateup says it has had very few calls from farmers wanting help to deal with Covid.

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Rural doctors are under pressure and juggling unrelenting work loads.

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It's tight and challenging keeping the country's meat processing plants operating.

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Tuesday, 22 March 2022 10:55

Be prepared!

Federated Farmers Manawatu/Rangitikei president Murray Holdaway is warning farmers to be ready for further disruption due to the pandemic.

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Tuesday, 22 March 2022 09:55

Covid spreading to farms

Some dairy farmers, their families and workers, have contracted Covid, according to DairyNZ's general manager for the farm performance team, Sharon Morrell.

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Wednesday, 16 March 2022 13:55

Growers plan for Omicron

Vegetable growers in South Auckland are bracing for Omicron and making contingency plans to deal with the fallout.

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Friday, 11 March 2022 14:22

National Fieldays 2022 postponed

The New Zealand National Fieldays have been postponed for 2022 until Wednesday 30 November to Saturday 3 December.

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Tuesday, 01 March 2022 08:55

Crops unharvested, jobs and businesses lost!

A former horticulture sector leader believes New Zealand's Covid response should have been a joint public-private response from day one.

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