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Jane Lorimer, president of NZ Beekeeping explains why she opposes the proposed commodity levy on honey.
Apiculture NZ is urging commercial beekeepers to vote for a commodity levy, with voting papers going out this month.
OPINION: Clearly the Minister of Agriculture believes the honey industry is in a bad state when he refers to it at the Agcarm conference (Rural News, August 21) as being the “wild west of the primary sector”.
The bee and honey industry group ApiCulture NZ is proposing a commodity levy to support producers, but the idea is controversial: many beekeepers strongly oppose it.
The ‘wild west’ of the primary sector is what the Minister of Agriculture Damien O'Connor calls the bee industry.
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