On a fine March morning, Nick Mills walks down a row at Rippon, tasting grapes a safe distance from his…
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Despite the critical function the primary sector has to play in New Zealand’s economic recovery, it may not have the workforce available to carry this role out.
Pig farmers have joined a growing chorus in the primary sector calling on the Government to urgently review its migrant worker policies in the wake of Covid-19.
The race is on to find sufficient qualified people to drive the array of agricultural machinery for this season’s harvest.
MPI is set to launch a major advertising campaign to attract people to work in a range of jobs across the agricultural sector.
A Marlborough dairy farmer who wrote a scathing letter to PM Jacinda Ardern on migrant worker visas says the new changes don’t go far enough.
With a lack of overseas workers, New Zealand’s pork sector is calling on the government for urgent action.
Federated Farmers is backing an industry and government partnership helping Kiwis towards a career on dairy farms.