News | Rural
4 Jun 2020 14:42
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Rural

    During the coronavirus lockdown many farmers are still struggling with Mycoplasma bovis

    During the coronavirus lockdown many farmers are still struggling with Mycoplasma bovis


    The Government has decided to make a legislative change to minimise the tax implications for farmers impacted by that disease.

    Federated Farmers Vice-President Andrew Hoggard says this is good news for farmers as the agriculture sector is continuing to battle one crisis after another.

    He says the farmers who are really struggling are the ones having to deal with drought, Mycoplasma bovis and Covid-19.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Rural News
     03 Jun: Dairy farmers have agreed to again bankroll their industry organisation
     29 May: Fonterra says its China dairy import volumes climbed 10.1 per cent in March after two consecutive months of declines
     21 May: Fonterra continues to strengthen its balance sheet
     21 May: Fonterra is on course to inject 11 billion dollars into the economy this year
     05 May: People made redundant from Covid 19 are the target of farmers with jobs to fill on dairy farms
     24 Apr: Dairy giant Fonterra is persisting with its fifteen to twenty cents share forecast in spite of Covid 19's impact on milk trading
     14 Apr: Dairy farmers are facing a dismal milk 5 dollars 60 a kilogram payout forecast next season - because of the coronavirus crisis
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Former All Black and loyal Crusader Dan Carter has been within a pen flourish of signing with the Blues before More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    House prices are holding, despite the shadow of Covid 19 More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Lady Gaga wants young people to feel “beautiful” without needing to “be perfect in any type of physical way” 14:15

    Law and Order:
    Wellington Police are seeking witnesses to a serious assault in Kilbirnie last week 14:07

    Accident and Emergency:
    Two people have been seriously injured in a crash in Gisborne this morning 13:47

    Entertainment:
    Patton Oswalt is struggling to homeschool his daughter 13:45

    Cricket:
    Grant Bradburn has enjoyed the challenges of being Pakistan's fielding coach 13:27

    Entertainment:
    Justin Hartley is reportedly romancing Sofia Pernas 13:15

    Law and Order:
    Police are investigating the unexplained death of a child in Manawatu, Palmerston North 13:07

    Health & Safety:
    America is facing a 'double pandemic': coronavirus COVID-19 and racism 12:47

    Entertainment:
    Bindi Irwin is keeping her surname to honour her late father Steve Irwin 12:45

    Business:
    House prices are holding, despite the shadow of Covid 19 12:27


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd