Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 09:35

Labelling delay leaves bad taste

A 12-month delay in implementing new country-of-origin labelling laws will likely hurt New Zealand farmers and pork producers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 09:32

Fallout from food service sector collapse

The virtual collapse of the international food service sector may have an adverse effect of some exports of New Zealand meat.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 09:31

NZ farmers well placed to weather storm

While it is early days yet, Kiwi farmers are well placed to weather the COVID-19 storm, according to Rabobank NZ chief executive Todd Charteris.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 09:30

Meat processing back to normal soon

Farmers are hoping that processing capacity at meat plants will return to normal within a month.

Published in General News

The forestry industry will face an onslaught of red tape and regulations if the current Forests Amendment Bill becomes law, claims National’s forestry spokesman Todd Muller.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 08:17

Protectionist politicians "stupid"

Politicians who advocate that New Zealand should adopt any form of protectionist trade policies have been labelled “stupid” by the chair of the Dairy Companies Association of NZ (DCANZ).

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 08:15

Ag’s big break coming soon

Former Fonterra chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden is predicting “a big shift” in New Zealand agriculture in a post COVID-19 world.

Published in General News
Monday, 18 May 2020 09:59

Distributor focussing on farmer support

AGCO Australia and New Zealand has announced plans focused around protecting the welfare and livelihood of its customers, employees and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 15 May 2020 10:03

Dairy can help economy rebound

The dairy industry must lift its game if it wants to play a role in revitalising New Zealand’s bruised economy, says Northland farmer and founder of HerdHomes animal shelter Tom Pow.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 15 May 2020 09:37

NZ butter booming in the US

Boutique dairy, Lewis Road Creamery, says sales of its premium butter in the US have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in World News