Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 09:45

Making right calls never been harder

Decision making around dry off in spring calving herds has just got a whole lot tougher.

Published in Farm Health

Dr Jacqueline Rowarth on how the agriculture and horticulture sectors are supporting New Zealand through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 08 May 2020 13:09

The sniff test — Editorial

Former Prime Minister John Key said, at the start of the Level 4 Lockdown, that businesses should be concerned about their reputations.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 08 May 2020 10:11

A lesson from Bill on forgiveness

Farmer's Chaplain columnist, Colin Miller on why we should forgive and move on.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 08 May 2020 10:09

Italian innovation helps Zespri

Italian kiwifruit packhouses' experience in dealing with COVID-19 has helped New Zealand to fast-track innovation in its own packhouses to deal with stringent new safety regulations.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 08 May 2020 09:33

Mill grinds on in lockdown

Lockdown has opened up new opportunities for a Timaru-based flour mill.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 May 2020 09:31

COVID-19: The online future

As a result of COVID-19, the world has learned to operate, communicate, and negotiate online.

Published in General News

HortNZ chair Barry O’Neill is impressed with the way the horticulture sector has worked collectively and positively on all the issues it has faced.

Published in General News

Greenpeace has launched a proposal calling for a $1 billion investment in regenerative agriculture.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 May 2020 11:53

Breeder joins HFNZA board

The COVID-19 pandemic has effectively brought forward the appointment of Southland dairy farmer Helen Cummings to the national board of the Holstein Friesian NZ Association.

Published in Agribusiness