Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 25 August 2020 09:14

PGW’s game of two halves

PGG Wrightson's annual result for 2019-20 reflects a game of two halves: a first half net profit of $12.8 million followed by a loss of $5m in the second.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 08:25

Online livestock sales the way of the future

Online stock sales are not just a COVID-19 thing, but the way of the future.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2020 07:55

Second COVID-19 waves hit dairy prices

Second waves of COVID-19 around the world continue to weigh on dairy prices, according to Westpac senior agri economist Nathan Penny.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2020 05:55

COVID-19: What a cluster!

Farming leaders have hit out at the Ministry of Health’s handling of the Level 3 lockdown in the Auckland region and the chaos and frustration that it’s creating.

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Monday, 24 August 2020 15:06

COVID-19: Auckland lockdown extended

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that Auckland will stay in COVID-19 Alert Level 3 until 11:59pm 30 August.

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Tuesday, 18 August 2020 09:41

COVID-19: Livestock sales go online

Livestock sales and purchases are continuing through COVID-19 restrictions thanks to a hybrid auction platform.

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Calls are growing for the Government to allow butchers and independent fruit and vegetable retailers to operate under COVID-19 Alert Levels.

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Thursday, 13 August 2020 11:11

Beef + Lamb’s advice for farmers

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has released advice for farmers amid new COVID-19 restrictions.

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Thursday, 13 August 2020 10:10

Let them open!

Horticulture NZ is pleading with the Government to allow independent fruit and vegetable retailers to remain open as the wider Auckland region undergoes another COVID lockdown.

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Thursday, 13 August 2020 08:01

COVID-19: Time to invest in primary sector R&D

More investment in agriculture is required to achieve further growth post-COVID, according to Dr Jacqueline Rowarth.

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