Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Friday, 20 March 2020 11:43

Oz warning on Covid-19 scams

People reeling from the effects of Covid-19 have one more thing to worry about.

Published in World News
Friday, 20 March 2020 11:00

$12.1m Government loan for wood processor

Tairāwhiti’s wood processing sector will receive funding through the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) to support the local economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 March 2020 09:29

Ahuwhenua Trophy events cancelled 

The Ahuwhenua Trophy field days and awards dinner planned for Māori farmers and horticulturalists has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 March 2020 09:24

Westland Milk unveils Covid-19 strategy

Westland Milk Products says Covid-19 is causing “minimal disruption” to its supply chains, with the company working to meet rising demand from China.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 March 2020 12:58

Locally-grown feed available - Feds

Latest forecasts suggest New Zealand’s arable farmers have to date been less affected than other primary industry sectors by COVID-19 and the drought.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 March 2020 10:12

No shareholder meetings for Fonterra

Coronavirus is forcing Fonterra to cancel its farmer shareholder meetings to discuss its interim results.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 13:37

Questionable future — Editorial

OPINION: The word uncertainty has taken on a new meaning for farmers in the past six months.

Published in Opinion

The Government’s Covid-19 economic support package is being praised by Federated Farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 11:17

Support farmers to support the economy — Nats

National’s Agriculture spokesperson, Todd Muller is urging banks to better support farmers amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 10:20

B+LNZ suspends all events

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is suspending all events due to Covid-19.

Published in General News