Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 10:47

Rules driving farmers out

New farming rules around sustainability are driving elderly farmers out of the dairy industry, says agri-economist Phil Journeaux.

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We need to make sure that our rural businesses are well supported, says Fiona Gower, Rural Women NZ national president.

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Tuesday, 24 March 2020 10:13

$7-plus still on the cards

Despite four consecutive drops in Global Dairy Trade (GDT) prices, analysts are sticking with a payout of around $7.20/kgMS for this season.

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Tuesday, 24 March 2020 10:10

Is China back?

There was a silver lining to the fourth straight drop in global dairy prices last week: demand in China is recovering.

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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.

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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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