Displaying items by tag: EPA

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 11:55

Spray delays costly

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is unapologetic in the face of criticism by Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) that it needs to speed up its approval of crop protection products.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 December 2018 14:12

1080 covered 875,000 hectares last year

The aerial use of 1080 during 2017 covered 875,000 ha of land, says the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 09:23

Insecticides to go under the microscope

The Environmental Protection Authority is to investigate products containing synthetic pyrethroids as part of its revamped reassessments announced in mid-October.

Published in General News
Saturday, 13 February 2016 11:25

Parasitic wasp release proposed to combat vege pest

Release of a type of parasitic wasp is proposed as a biological control agent to combat a psyllid - plant louse - that attacks tomatoes, potatoes, capsicums and tamarillos

Published in General News
Friday, 21 August 2015 09:00

Hello pot!

The Hound reckons the Green Party’s former agriculture spokesman Steffan Browning is hypocritical in his recent attack on the appointment of the new boss of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Dr Alan Freeth.

Published in The Hound
Thursday, 03 July 2014 09:30

Driving chemical safety home

RURAL RETAILERS are backing government's safety message to farmers.

Published in General News

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