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Red meat markets and COVID-19: An update from Blake Holgate, Rabobank

Blake Holgate is an animal proteins and sustainability analyst with the RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team. He joined B+LNZ’s ‘Hot Topic’ webinar series to provide a market outlook and COVID-19 update for the red meat sector, and an overview of what developments to watch in the weeks and months to come.

Rabobank analyst Blake Holgate told farmers on a Beef + Lamb New Zealand, Western North Island Farming for Profit webinar that the NZ red meat industry is well-placed to weather the COVID-19 storm. While there will be challenges, the crisis presents an opportunity for the sector to reposition agriculture in the eyes of the public, government and future talent.

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