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Under pressure from drought and COVID-19, Woodville dairy farmer Ben Allomes says: ‘we can’t shut our doors and just walk away’.
Federated Farmers president Katie Milne has described the first week on COVID-19 lockdown as “good but nerve racking”.
The importance of continuing to export cannot be underestimated, says New Zealand Apples and Pears chief executive Alan Pollard.
For the country’s two largest milk processors, it’s business as usual: milk is coming in, being processed and products shipped to offshore markets without any major hitch.
MPI boss Ray Smith has appealed to all those involved in food and beverage processing to be meticulous about hygiene.
Federated Farmers, MPI, FMG and DairyNZ are all busy this week trying to work out how best to manage Gypsy Day.
All three big telcos – Vodafone, Spark and 2degrees – are offering 24/7 unlimited data for urban broadband users in response to the COVID-19 lockdown forcing people to stay at home.
On a fine March morning, Nick Mills walks down a row at Rippon, tasting grapes a safe distance from his team, armed with sanitiser and a walkie-talkie...