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A team of bulls in the US has achieved ‘global essential worker’ status for its role in helping fuel the world’s dairy industry.
One of New Zealand’s very few quinoa growers is calling on his colleagues to band together to help market their product.
Since COVID-19 sent the country into lockdown, Fieldays has tried to re-group, but amid disquiet about its reluctance to refund deposits to cash-strapped agribusinesses, questions are being asked about its future.
A UK-based company, believed to be the single biggest exporter of New Zealand blackcurrant product, has seen “very strong” sales as consumers in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic seek healthy dietary supplements.
Silver Fern Farms says it is helping sponsor new charity – Meat the Need – so its farmer suppliers can donate meat to those New Zealanders who need it most.
Rising protectionism is one of the major concerns of New Zealand exporters in the light of COVID-19.
Water storage is one of the keys to helping rebuild NZ's economy in the wake of COVID-19, says Ian Proudfoot, KPMG’s Global Head of Agribusiness.
Taupo-based dairy processor Miraka says it used Government funding to pay workers forced to stay home during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Rural General Practice Network chair Dr Fiona Bolden is disappointed that the Government is treating rural general practices the same as any other business in the community.