15 Sep 2022

Midday Rural News for 15 September 2022

From Rural News, 12:34 pm on 15 September 2022

News from the rural farming sector Organisers of the New Zealand Agricultural Show say there's no need to ban animals over disease concerns. This comes as organisers of the Melbourne Royal Show announced they would ban pigs because they're considered to have a higher risk of harbouring and spreading exotic diseases like foot and mouth. Over a million hectares of wilding pine control work has been carried out over the last two years. Rabobank doesn't expect China's zero-Covid policy to be scrapped anytime soon, and says demand for New Zealand's milk is suffering as a result.