Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Friday, 27 March 2020 09:44

COVID-19: Advice for the meat industry

Beef + Lamb NZ (B+LNZ) has released a series of documents to assist farmers in operating under Alert 4.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 March 2020 15:13

Still the bedrock — Editorial

Amidst the coronavirus upheaval, one thing is certain – agriculture will see our economy through.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 26 March 2020 13:38

COVID-19: Westland Milk processing milk

Hokitika-based Westland Milk Products has been registered as an Essential Service and is processing milk.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 March 2020 10:34

COVID-19: Call for rural testing stations

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is calling for the urgent establishment of rural testing stations in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 March 2020 09:39

Further drought support now available

Government support for farmers and growers affected by drought has been expanded and extended across the country.

Published in General News

A farm with five or fewer staff and observing social distancing among workers need not register as an essential business.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 13:26

COVID-19: New MPI register for safe practice 

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has set up a register for safe practice in the sector, with registrations due this Friday.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 13:25

COVID-19: Dairy gains support export rise

Statistics released today offer some insight into how COVID-19 is affecting New Zealand’s primary exports.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 10:09

Primary exports hit, but outlook strong

Primary sector export returns will take a $1.3 billion hit from COVID-19, but there is some good news.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 09:59

COVID-19: Keep calm and consider grain — Feds

Federated Farmers has some advice for farmers operating under COVID-19.

Published in General News