Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 28 July 2020 11:25

Country’s backbone performs

New Zealand's primary sector has added steel to the country’s economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a recently released report.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 10:55

China keeps dairy prices high

Whole milk powder (WMP) prices are now sitting above pre-Covid-19 levels and New Zealand farmers can thank a resurging Chinese economy for that.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 09:27

Managing debt to beat Covid storm

Phil Fleming, FarmWise consultant in Taranaki, on steps farmers can take to manage debt and come out on top.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 09:05

Know your farm’s emissions profile

OPINION: As the world deals with the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, it’s important to remember climate change hasn’t gone away.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 08:55

The migrant workers dilemma

Dairy farmers want more Kiwi workers, but they also want relaxed immigration restrictions. So, what's the problem?

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 July 2020 09:55

How kiwifruit growers coped with Covid

NZ Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated’s (NZKGI) chief executive Nikki Johnson says growers came through the past season reasonably well.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 July 2020 06:55

International contacts helped NZ packhouse

The experience of PSA – and the way Italy and China dealt with Covid-19 – shaped how Trevelyans Packhouse proactively manages their way through the Covid pandemic.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 10:42

Taming Covid!

The horticulture industry has come out of the Covid-19 lockdown more resilient and with better people management skills.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 10:20

Action groups carry on-line

Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Group facilitator John Stantiall was unsure, at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, how meetings could work.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 13:10

Carbon crunching

Becoming Neudorf’s General Manager two weeks before the Covid-19 lockdown seems like “a pretty good hospital pass”, says Todd Stevens, acknowledging a few grey hairs from vintage 2020.

Published in Profiles