Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 21 April 2020 06:55

Farmers see red over Easter shutdown

Shareholders and suppliers of Alliance Group are upset that the country’s biggest meat processing company did not work during the Easter holiday period while other companies did.

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Monday, 20 April 2020 12:09

Hand sanitiser heads for farms

Fonterra tankers will be leaving more than just milk dockets on farms from this Saturday (April 25).

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Monday, 20 April 2020 09:15

Dairy discussion groups go online

DairyNZ is now hosting online discussion groups where farmers can beam in from the comfort of their living rooms, offices or dairies and there’s no need to take the gumboots off.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 April 2020 13:51

Let us hunt, says deer stalkers

Deer hunters want hunting to be permitted when the country moves out of COVID-19 Level 4 Alert.

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Friday, 17 April 2020 09:39

Hopes for less restrictions

The wool industry hopes for some lifting of COVID-19 restrictions limiting shearing and crutching to animal welfare reasons only.

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Wednesday, 15 April 2020 12:00

Pig-headed butcher ruling causing issues

The country’s pork producers say relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown rules might still not be enough to prevent an animal welfare crisis on the country’s pig farms.

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Wednesday, 15 April 2020 10:22

COVID-19: More meat processing delays

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (BLNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) have released their latest assessment of processing capacity across the country.

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Wednesday, 15 April 2020 09:35

Messaging confusing – butchers

All of the country’s small butchers can operate contactless home delivery services under the current COVID-19 lockdown rules.

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Tuesday, 14 April 2020 13:06

COVID-19: Shout out to meat workers

While farmers and growers up and down the country are busy working during the COVID-19 lockdown, they are not the only essential service in the primary sector doing their bit for NZ.

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Friday, 10 April 2020 13:11

COVID-19: Meat processing delays forecast 

COVID-19 will continue to impact heavily on the ability of farmers to get stock killed during April and May.

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