Friday, 10 May 2019 09:27

Border biosecurity need tech upgrade

A review of biosecurity controls at New Zealand borders recommends continuously adapting new technology.

Published in Agribusiness

The Government is hailing the efforts of the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) in reducing the death of bobby calves on farm.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 November 2017 10:55

Stick to the rules – MPI

The Ministry of Primary Industries says periodic checks of farms’ primary and secondary milk cooling capabilities will be undertaken.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 10:55

Cow disease potential ‘game changer’

Animal health experts are warning that the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis disease on a large South Canterbury farm could be “a potential game changer”.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 12:55

Kiwifruit case heads to court

Science could be a key factor in the Kiwifruit Claim which heads to court on August 7, scheduled for a 13-week hearing.

Published in General News

The Ministry of Primary Industries has begun an advertising campaign encouraging people to let it know if they come across the mis-treatment of livestock.

Published in General News
Friday, 04 March 2016 13:35

MPI wants help with crop pest

MPI is asking farmers and growers of arable crops to look out for a highly invasive pest weed that has appeared on a handful of South Island properties.

Published in General News
Thursday, 15 October 2015 17:00

Dairy out to lure skilled workers

The dairy industry has unveiled a new joint workplace action to attract skilled workers.

Published in General News

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