Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

NZ Pork is hailing the success of a scheme where the Government bought surplus pork and had it delivered to food banks to counter the disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 August 2020 10:12

Primary sector in recruitment mode

A major recruitment campaign is in full swing to get people displaced by job losses due to Covid-19 into roles in the primary sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 August 2020 10:02

Covid comeback spooks latest dairy auction

After a buoyant month, dairy prices have fallen on the back of renewed concerns around a resurging Covid-19.

Published in General News
Friday, 31 July 2020 10:14

New faces and challenges for association

With Covid-19 effectively cancelling the annual meeting of the Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA), this year’s event was conducted by teleconferencing.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 30 July 2020 13:52

New animal welfare regulations approved

A host of new animal welfare regulations have been approved by the Government following delays due to COVID-19.

Published in General News
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