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A recent side effect of the misinformation easily spread on Facebook is a spike in reports of poisoning due to ingestion of ivermectin meant for livestock.
Keep connecting. That's the message to farmers from the chair of the Rural Support Trust, Neil Bateup.
OPINION: As I write, our nation has returned to level 4 lockdown and it has given me time to reflect on all we have accomplished in the year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit this country hard.
DairyNZ's head of farm performance, Sharon Morrell, says she'd like to see if they can facilitate more dairy farmers to be vaccinated against Covid-19.
While veterinarians are still providing providing care and treatment for animals during lockdown, it’s far from business as usual.
The horticulture sector has been praised for its "extraordinary achievements" in the face of Covid-19-related challenges.
It's been a terrible 18 minths for exporters, according to international trade consultant Charles Finny.
Farmers and lifestyle block owners in the Otago and Southland regions are being asked to avoid lighting fires until lockdown is over, to reduce risk to firefighters.
Butchers across New Zealand are urging the Government to allow them to reopen under strict Covid protocols and serve their communities.