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European co-operative Arla Food reported a solid performance in 2021 despite continued disruptions from the pandemic and high inflation.
Rural communities have been told that vaccination and planning are the best defences against Covid- 19 causing disruptions on farm.
The decision by the Government to classify veterinarians as critical workers is being welcomed by the industry.
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.
Omicron is going to be challenging for the Hokitika-based Westland Milk Products (WMP), according to chief executive Richard Wyeth.
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.
Animal welfare remains the biggest concern as the Rural Support Trust activates Covid contingency plans for the farming sector.