Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Monday, 30 March 2020 11:25

Local fruit, vege home deliveries ok — MBIE

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) says door-to-door, local fruit and vegetable box deliveries can go ahead under COVID-19 Alert Level 4 restrictions.

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Monday, 30 March 2020 10:02

Dairy’s corona hangover

The outbreak of COVID-19 is weighing on global market sentiment and the 2020 outlook.

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Meat processor Alliance is warning farmers to brace for a drop in prices for their lamb and cattle.

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Open Country Dairy (OCD) says it’s operating in a near ‘business as usual’ state under Alert 4 restrictions.

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Saturday, 28 March 2020 09:22

COVID-19: Farmer lobby’s strength on display

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne says COVID-19 has highlighted the strength of the farmer lobby.

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Friday, 27 March 2020 12:41

Rain bringing some drought relief — Penny

While the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 continues, ran has brought some drought relief over the past week, says ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny.

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Friday, 27 March 2020 12:30

COVID-19: Fonterra making hand sanitiser

As New Zealand faces a nation-wide shortage of hand sanitiser, Fonterra is chipping in to produce the precious resource.

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The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is urging leaders from G20 countries to take measures to keep global food systems working well.

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Friday, 27 March 2020 10:39

COVID-19: Tax relief for M. bovis farmers

Farmers whose herds were culled in response to the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis will be able to minimise the tax treatment of their income in some circumstances.

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The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will be visiting packhouses and other horticultural operations across the country from today.

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