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Falling land and livestock prices have hit the state-owned farmer Landcorp – known as Pāmu – in the financial year to 30 June.
Global markets and consumers around the world are making large shifts on how they maintain food security, purchase food and the attributes of the products they are seeking.
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.