industry updates for primary producers on covid-19 - pirsa

Support Programs for the Agriculture Industry During COVID

Government Updates: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) The CFIA posted a notice to industry on its website April 20 2020 to advise that the Agency and the USDA have agreed to a six-month extension for approved facilities to continue to export certain animal products by-products and pet foods

Seasonal turnaround sustains NSW farmer confidence amid

Sep 07 2020Beef producers also expressed a very positive sentiment driven by record prices and continuing demand But while vastly improved seasonal conditions have been the major influencing factor on business sentiment this quarter the impact of COVID-19 on agricultural trade and markets was concerning a growing number of farmers according to the survey


Dr Mary Carr Chief Veterinary Officer at PIRSA has answered some key questions Caring for animals if you are quarantined or diagnosed with COVID-19 You should avoid contact with your pets and other animals if you are quarantined and/or have tested positive to COVID-19 If you can't avoid contact with pets and other animals:

Strengthening Cornwall's food supply chains post Covid

Aug 24 2020Shortening food supply chains and improving local public procurement could provide a significant boost to the Cornish economy post-Covid-19 according to new research The pandemic has highlighted both the fragility and adaptability of Cornwall's food supply chains with many primary producers resorting to direct sales when facing shutdown of

SA Government Drought Support Program

The State Government is funding and managing this scheme and all enquiries are to be made to the Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) The rebate is open to all eligible South Australian drought affected primary producers approved for Farm Allowance and will offer a 50% rebate (or maximum $7 500) on council rates


Trade Mark COVID-19 Helpline Industry-specific Resources SATC Tourism Response Portal PIRSA COVID-19 and Primary Industry Livestock SA Creative Industries: COVID-19 Arts Grant Support and Australian Council for the Arts Sole-traders Fact Sheet Mental Health Support Lifeline

Support Programs for the Agriculture Industry During COVID

Government Updates: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) The CFIA posted a notice to industry on its website April 20 2020 to advise that the Agency and the USDA have agreed to a six-month extension for approved facilities to continue to export certain animal products by-products and pet foods

Agriculture industry engagement on COVID

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way we live and work Our agriculture fisheries and forestry industries are essential to Australia's recovery economic prosperity and food security We continue to work closely with industry other governments and the community through the Industry Engagement Team to ensure these industries stay strong

At 90K a day skyrocketing Covid

About 60 Covid-19 patients were in home isolation in Khair at the time if one of them took a turn for the worse the best the clinic could offer would be a ride to the nearest city an hour's drive away "The district administration is trying to create new centers " said Shailendra Kumar the clinic's manager

Support and financial services available during COVID

For mental health support by phone and video in relation to COVID-19 contact the SA COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line by calling 1800 632 753 available 8 00 am to 8 00 pm 7 days a week This service can also provide follow-up calls SA COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line: 1800 632 753 Mental health emergency hotline: 13 14 65

Support for primary producers

Aug 31 2020Some primary producers will receive a partial refund on heavy vehicle registrations paid between 1 July 2015 and 30 June 2018 Freight to drought areas Supporting access for heavy vehicles carrying larger loads to safely and efficiently move feed water and stock in drought affected areas

Member Update: Victoria

Back to All Update on COVID-19 announcements: Victoria $50 million funding available to assist COVID-19 response in Victorian food supply chain businesses In support of vital food supply chain businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic the Victorian Government has

More COVID support needed: study

Jul 21 2020"Especially in the livestock and produce sectors the impact of those supply chain disruptions has been a huge financial loss for our primary producers "In the pork and beef industries alone those farmers have lost well over $1 billion dollars so far so I think (Ottawa) needs to step up and definitely TongWei some additional steps "


COVID-19 Update (as at 5pm 3 April 2020) Overview and key developments • As at 7 00am Friday 3 April Queensland has recorded 873 confirmed cases 39 more than yesterday There have been four recorded deaths of Queenslanders from COVID-19 • As at 6 00am Friday 3 April Australia has recorded 5224 confirmed cases 248 more than yesterday

Your say on keeping the Barossa GM

Your say on keeping the Barossa GM crop free At the start of 2020 the South Australia Government passed legislation to lift the freeze on Genetically Modified (GM) crops to allow GM crops to be grown on mainland South Australia under changes to the Genetically Modified Crops Management Act 2004 GM crops are defined by Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) as 'plants used in


Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the global economy Lovisa was witnessing total sales increasing by 22 2 per cent It was in Q3 that the impacts of COVID-19 were felt by the jeweller initially in its Asian markets as economic activity slowed in response to events in China and then escalating to full store closures globally by the end of March

Support Programs for the Agriculture Industry During COVID

Canada and Ontario Supporting Agri-food Sector Supply Chain During COVID-19 General Overview: The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $1 million in new funding to connect workers with in-demand jobs in the agri-food sector to keep the nation's supply chains strong and store shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic

Information for primary producers

Department of Primary Industries Primary industry production related businesses and the entire food supply chain is an essential industry These businesses can continue to operate on a 'business as usual' basis though they should attempt to practise appropriate social distancing measures COVID-19 updates and information for businesses operating in primary industries including those


The COVID-19 crisis has brought to the fore challenges and opportunities and as Industry Minister it has reinforced to me the importance of having a strong local manufacturing industry from local courier drivers to packaging suppliers to manufacturers of various components and primary producers Publications like Industry Update also


Aug 10 2020Useful summary of current border restrictions designed to help primary producers navigate the challenges and impacts of COVID-19 on their business and industry Member General Message - QLD COVID-19 border updates New Qld border restrictions came into effect over the weekend Here is what you need to know as provided by the Queensland

Emergency Bushfire Primary Industries Grant VIC

The Emergency Bushfire Primary Industries Grant provides bushfire-affected primary producers in eligible local government areas with funding to help with clean-up and immediate restoration costs be located in an eligible local government area earn more than 50% of your income from a combination of


Aug 11 2020The Covid-19 crisis has hit small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) hardest SMEs are crucial to overall growth in the economy and in recognition of this the Irish government is introducing new policy tools to help SMEs The Credit Guarantee (Amendment) Act 2020 (the 2020 Act) to implement the Covid-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme (CCGS) was recently enacted to encourage additional lending to

Coronavirus (COVID

The way are providing support services to you and your farming business during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed Abattoirs and meat processing facilities Business operating reductions — new coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions for abattoirs and meat processing facilities

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