Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 12:55

Editorial: Let's get ready for Omicron

OPINION: It' s only a matter of time before a positive case of Covid-19 turns up on-farm.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 23 February 2022 11:55

Arla beats Covid, posts solid result

European co-operative Arla Food reported a solid performance in 2021 despite continued disruptions from the pandemic and high inflation.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 23 February 2022 09:55

Vaccination, planning 'will get you through Covid'

Rural communities have been told that vaccination and planning are the best defences against Covid- 19 causing disruptions on farm.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 February 2022 12:55

A win for vets

The decision by the Government to classify veterinarians as critical workers is being welcomed by the industry.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 February 2022 16:55

Editorial: Mixed message

OPINION: Farmers and growers can rightly feel somewhat confused about the mixed messaging coming from the Government about the risks to the sector from Omicron.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 16 February 2022 14:55

Ahuwhenua Trophy competition another victim of Covid

Another primary sector event has fallen victim to the current risk of the Covid-19 Omicron variant.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 February 2022 10:55

Westland's Covid conundrum

Omicron is going to be challenging for the Hokitika-based Westland Milk Products (WMP), according to chief executive Richard Wyeth.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 February 2022 15:55

Ag sector well prepared - expert

The New Zealand farming sector appears better prepared to manage the expected surge in the Omicron variant of Covid than it was in the first wave.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 February 2022 13:55

Animal welfare tops contingency plan

Animal welfare remains the biggest concern as the Rural Support Trust activates Covid contingency plans for the farming sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 February 2022 12:55

Tough conversation on vaccinations

The dairy industry is facing the prospect of losing some highly skilled staff because they are not fully vaccinated.

Published in General News