Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 23 June 2020 09:31

The challenges ahead for dairy

A Ministry of Primary Industries report says the 2020-21 season payout won’t be as high as last season.

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Tuesday, 23 June 2020 08:55

Making good use of a crisis

One of New Zealand’s largest dairy farmers says the Covid-19 pandemic presents the country an opportunity to rethink its approach to on-farm sustainability.

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Tuesday, 23 June 2020 07:55

Recovery better than expected

The global dairy outlook isn’t looking as dire as it was at the height of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Wednesday, 17 June 2020 14:01

Hundreds of workers stranded

Hundreds of Pacific Islanders stranded in Central Otago during the Covid-19 lockdown may be facing a long wait until they can safely return home.

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Tuesday, 16 June 2020 09:54

Primary industries drive COVID-19 recovery 

Following a new economic report, Ag Minister Damien O’Connor is celebrating primary industries’ role in the COVID-19 recovery.

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Tuesday, 16 June 2020 08:49

Farm accommodation stand-off

Dairy farmers and the Government remain at loggerheads over COVID-19 tenancy restrictions for on-farm accommodation.

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340 people are now employed working for nature as part of the Government’s COVID-19 recovery plan.

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340 people are now employed working for nature as part of the Government’s COVID-19 recovery plan.

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With thousands of migrant visas set to expire, National’s ag spokesperson David Bennett is urging the Government to act quickly to avoid a potential labour shortage for the calving season.

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Wednesday, 10 June 2020 10:58

Smooth Moving Day despite bad weather, pandemic

Moving day around the country appears to have gone relatively smoothly despite the disruption and uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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