Friday, 08 November 2019 11:55

Hort export figures challenged

Horticulture's export revenue growth is likely to be about 10% in the current financial year – not the 3.8% forecast by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 08:55

Winning the M. bovis battle?

The Ministry for Primary Industries believes the fight against Mycoplasma bovis is being won – albeit slowly.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 08:55

MPI under fire over M. bovis compensation

A Christchurch lawyer is accusing MPI of running a poor Mycoplasma bovis compensation system negligently or on purpose.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 08:54

Payout issues always complex – O’Connor

Compensation issues are “always complex,” says Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 08:55

Bovis compo off to court

A South Island farming couple whose farm was the first discovered with Mycoplasma bovis are taking legal action against the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

Published in General News
Friday, 27 September 2019 12:08

Stink bug warning for importers

A serious threat is posed to New Zealand’s agricultural and horticultural sectors by the brown marmorated stink bug (Halymorpha halys), MPI warns.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 12:55

Smith promises more MPI engagement

MPI’s director-general, Ray Smith, wants his staff to engage more with the rural sector.

Published in General News

A global animal health company that has developed a novel methane inhibitor for cows’ rumens says it has hit a regulatory roadblock in New Zealand.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 July 2019 14:55

Make your views known – MPI

With exports of animal or animal products valued at $28.6 billion (year to June 2018), MPI says New Zealand needs high animal welfare standards to protect our reputation worldwide.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:21

Avoid spreading M. bovis

Calf club organisers must take extra biosecurity steps this spring to avoid the spread of Mycoplasma bovis, says MPI.

Published in Management
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