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MPI has received hundreds of calls from businesses in the food and beverage sectoring wanting to ensure that they are correctly complying with COVID-19 requirements.
The wool industry is in limbo waiting to see what the world outlook is like “once countries start resuming normality of some description”.
There’s concern about the number of COVID-19 tests per head of population been lower in rural than urban areas.
Agriculture minister Damien O’Connor says the COVID situation has brought people back to the realities of food preparation and sourcing suitable produce.
While the wider agricultural sector comes to grips with the uncertainty of COVID-19, one prominent organisation is hanging onto its customers’ money for an event it is unlikely to deliver.
The Forest Owners Association (FOA) says its members and the supply chain are gearing up to meet the challenge of getting back to work on Tuesday 28 April.
Follow the Government and go early with your on-farm decisions, says Sharon Morrell the head of DairyNZ’s consulting officers in upper North Island.
A dairy industry leader says the COVID-19 interruption should bring positive changes to farming in New Zealand.