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
Friday, 19 July 2019 09:55

Questions over M. bovis communication

Rural contractors have challenged MPI and Federated Farmers over the management of Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in Farm Health

Almost all the recommendations from two reviews of the Mycoplasma bovis programme have been accepted, after the ‘surge in activity’ leading up to this year’s moving day.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 07:55

Mentor-led project gaining ground

The Northland farmer to farmer learning programme Extension 350 is attracting nationwide attention.

Published in General News
Saturday, 22 June 2019 08:22

Harlequin Ladybird update

Native to Asia, the harlequin ladybird first arrived in Auckland, in 2016. Upon receiving notification of its arrival, MPI undertook an investigation and found it already too widespread for an eradication attempt to have any reasonable chance of success.

Published in Industry
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:55

Good stock handling averts mud hazard

“Wet and muddy winter conditions increase the risks to the welfare of livestock,” says Kate Littin, Ministry for Primary Industries manager animal welfare.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 13 June 2019 12:13

Breeding the cow of the future

A new $25.68 million innovation programme for New Zealand’s dairy industry will drive improvements in the health and wellbeing of the national dairy herd and a step-change in sustainable milk production.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 June 2019 11:01

Primary sector exports continue to soar

New Zealand’s primary sector exports continue to surpass expectations, with revenue forecast to grow 7.1% on the previous financial year.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 June 2019 11:14

Fruit fly operation to continue

The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) says controls of movement of fruits and vegetables in Auckland’s Northcote suburb may remain in place throughout winter.

Published in General News

Farmers are bristling over any suggestion they had been slack about re-registering their farm locations in National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) in time for moving day on June 1.

Published in General News
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