Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Friday, 10 April 2020 13:11

COVID-19: Meat processing delays forecast 

COVID-19 will continue to impact heavily on the ability of farmers to get stock killed during April and May.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 April 2020 11:55

Shearing not cut out

Shearing has been deemed an essential service, but people must come first, says Mike Barrowcliffe, NZ Shearing Contractors Association president.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 April 2020 09:55

Ag contractors still in business

Rural Contractors NZ has confirmed that agricultural contracting is regarded as an essential service through the COVID-19 shutdown.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 April 2020 08:55

Hort sector adapts to new normal

The Government moving from level 2 to 3, and then to 4 in quick succession sent shockwaves through horticulture's labour pool.

Published in General News

Rural midwives are moving to virtual or phone consultations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 April 2020 15:38

COVID-19: Trade Me to sell livestock

Trade Me says livestock sales are now permitted on its online platform, while New Zealand is at COVID-19 alert level 4.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 April 2020 15:07

Urgent Moving Day request from DairyNZ

DairyNZ is urging farmers to offer their input on Moving Day by this Sunday.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 April 2020 11:51

Call for move to district reporting of COVID-19

Rural health academics support calls from other rural leaders for more localised reporting of COVID-19 test results.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 April 2020 09:38

Feds call for pause on regulations

The Government has been warned that it needs to back off some of its signalled regulations if it wants farming to help the NZ economy recover from the COVID-19 hit.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 12:59

Don’t let fear overcome you

Farmer's Chaplain, Colin Miller on overcoming fear during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Opinion