Farmers’ stance on biosecurity is going to have to change, said Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor in a recent television interview.

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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 14:55

Double D’s launch water plan

The double-D’S were front and centre at Karapiro, Waikato, recently to promote a voluntary water quality initiative. 

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The Ministry for Primary Industries has allocated more trained staff to the Mycoplasma bovis crisis. 

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Farming leaders and the Government met again today to discuss ways to combat Mycoplasma bovis.

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Wednesday, 16 May 2018 09:55

Cow cull ‘fake news’ – O’Connor

Politicians are rubbishing reports that the dairy industry will need to reduce cow numbers to improve fresh water quality.

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Tuesday, 15 May 2018 10:55

Farming must accept limits

Farming has turned a corner on water quality but must accept limits on how it operates, says Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

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Monday, 14 May 2018 13:31

Cow cull on the cards?

Environment minister David Parker says he strongly favours enforcing nitrogen leaching limits in some catchments. 

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Thursday, 10 May 2018 10:12

Synlait backs DIRA review

Canterbury milk processor Synlait is supporting the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 (DIRA) review, announced by Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor.

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Thursday, 10 May 2018 08:55

Will the sector council be a schmooze?

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor is defending the nature and makeup of the new Primary Sector Council.

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Wednesday, 09 May 2018 08:50

Dairy review terms of reference released

The Government has announced a comprehensive review of dairy industry legislation.

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