Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Budget 2020 makes major investments in the primary sector that will support more than 10,000 people into jobs, claims Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News

OPINION: In the cities people are clambering over each other to get the first Big Mac or piece of deep-fried chicken, not to mention a ‘real’ coffee.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 14 May 2020 10:42

Online auction goes well

A first on-farm clearing sale using a hybrid auction platform delivered a “fantastic result” for Galatea farmers Shaun and Kelly Bicknell.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 May 2020 09:57

Future is zooming away

The COVID-19 pandemic may change the way farmers attend discussions long term, according to DairyNZ.

Published in General News

A new campaign to boost online sales of New Zealand lamb in China is being launched in a joint initiative by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and leading food company Alliance Group.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 09:02

Animals and drought remain top priority

Dealing with the drought and animal welfare is more concerning to dairy farmers than COVID-19 according to DairyNZ chief executive, Dr Tim Mackle.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 09:51

Times, they are a-changin’

Pioneer forage specialist, Ian Williams on the many things that won’t change for agriculture through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Management
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