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OPINION: No one can doubt the great job that Dr Ashley Bloomfield has done in protecting New Zealanders from COVID-19.
Industry groups have been lobbying for independent greengrocers, butchers and bakers to be allowed to operate under COVID-19 Alert Level 3.
Agricultural contractors are still struggling to fill the huge hole of workers it needs, despite recruiting 300 locals to the industry.
Farmers remain cautious and even wary – despite the sector having done reasonably well during the COVID-19 pandemic – according to the latest rural report from the BNZ.
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.
Second waves of COVID-19 around the world continue to weigh on dairy prices, according to Westpac senior agri economist Nathan Penny.
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.