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Thursday, July 02, 2020

RMSA's NFF President Fiona Simson webinar successful (July 2020)

Rural Media South Australia's first attempt at hosting an online Webinar meeting was successfully accomplished, attracting thirty three participants.

Moderated online by RMSA President, Leigh Radford OAM who was physically located in Adelaide SA, the webinar featured President of the National Farmers Federation, Fiona Simson located in Armidale NSW. NFF President, Fiona Simson RMSA President & online webinar moderator, Leigh Radford OAM ...

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

How are farmers in Argentina coping under the extended COVID-19 lockdown?

The farmers of Argentina could supply the world with hand sanitiser... but they're struggling to cope with one of the longest COVID-19 lockdowns in the world.

As part of the "Landline to the World" series of online interviews examining the effect of COVID-19 across the globe, Argentinian agricultural journalist Addy Rossi speaks with Australian based ABC Television Landline reporter Prue Adams about the situation in Argentina. ...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Effect of COVID-19 on agriculture in Canada - Justin Williams (May 2020)

With COVID-19 drastically impacting agricultural production and marketing around the world, Canada has not been exempt from the negative effects of the pandemic. The production of maple syrup may appear to be an unusual agricultural enterprise to many, however in Canada it can be a core enterprise on some farms. Ontario dairy farmer Justin Williams relies on a second enterprise, maple syrup production to sustain his farm business. However Mr Williams now finds that COVID-19 has made it hard to sell this iconic Canadian staple. As part of an insightful series of snapshots examining how COVID-19 is affecting agriculture around the world, Landline reporter Prue Adams talks with Justin Williams about the situation in Canada. Click here to view Prue Adams' ABC Landline interview with Justin Williams


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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Effect of COVID-19 on agriculture in the USA - Steve Werblow (May 2020)

COVID-19 has disrupted agriculture around the world. One of the major international rural powerhouses is the USA and this country is finding the pandemic-influenced broken agricultural product supply chain is not easy to fix. Oregon based agricultural journalist, Steve Werblow says the USA is currently experiencing an unusual combination of consumers having to pay high prices for agricultural products, while at the same time farmers are placed in a situation of receiving low prices. As part of a series of snapshots of agriculture around the globe, Steve Werblow explains the upsetting situation in the USA to ABC Landline's Prue Adams.

Click here to view Prue Adams' ABC Landline interview with Steve Werblow ...

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Friday, May 08, 2020

Effect of COVID-19 on agriculture in Austria - Markus Habisch (May 2020)

How is COVID-19 affecting agricultural industries in Austria? Austria's a small country, but it produces so much! So how has it handled the pandemic that has crippled much of Europe? Observing the ultimate in social distancing protocol during the COVID-19 lockdown period, ABC Landline reporter Prue Adams speaks to Austrian agricultural consultant, Markus Habisch. Click here to view Prue Adams' ABC Landline interview with Markus Habisch...

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Thursday, April 02, 2020

RMSA's 21 May Fiona Simson Breakfast CANCELLED (April 2020)

Due to the current international health crisis, RMSA has not surprisingly had to cancel our planned function with the President of the National Farmers Federation on May 21st. We will endeavour to secure a new date for Fiona Simson to address us, once things have returned to normal.


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