Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 29 March 2022 12:55

Farmers seem to be coping with Omicron

Rural Support Trust chair Neil Bateup says it has had very few calls from farmers wanting help to deal with Covid.

Published in General News

Rural doctors are under pressure and juggling unrelenting work loads.

Published in General News

It's tight and challenging keeping the country's meat processing plants operating.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 March 2022 10:55

Be prepared!

Federated Farmers Manawatu/Rangitikei president Murray Holdaway is warning farmers to be ready for further disruption due to the pandemic.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 March 2022 09:55

Covid spreading to farms

Some dairy farmers, their families and workers, have contracted Covid, according to DairyNZ's general manager for the farm performance team, Sharon Morrell.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 March 2022 13:55

Growers plan for Omicron

Vegetable growers in South Auckland are bracing for Omicron and making contingency plans to deal with the fallout.

Published in General News
Friday, 11 March 2022 14:22

National Fieldays 2022 postponed

The New Zealand National Fieldays have been postponed for 2022 until Wednesday 30 November to Saturday 3 December.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 March 2022 08:55

Crops unharvested, jobs and businesses lost!

A former horticulture sector leader believes New Zealand's Covid response should have been a joint public-private response from day one.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 February 2022 12:55

Critical worker status a win for vets

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has welcomed a recent announcement that vets and other animal welfare professionals are now included in the Government’s critical worker category.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 24 February 2022 08:55

Dairy awards regional dinners going ahead

Organisers of the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIA) are going ahead with regional award dinners despite Omicron taking hold.

Published in Agribusiness