The usual culprits are angry at hearing last week that the Government and the agri sector will work together to…
Viticulturist Richard Smart explains the growing threat to Marlborough’s wine industry: trunk disease.
As we struggle to fathom how we ended up in the throes of a measles outbreak again, we’re reminded of the importance of vaccinations to protect us from life-threatening diseases.
A team led by Punjab Agricultural University, India, with researchers from The University of Western Australia, reports a breakthrough in disease resistance in brassica crops.
A suspected new disease in the New Zealand poultry industry is a disappointment, says Michael Brooks, executive director, Egg Producers Federation (EPF).
Ignore trunk disease at your peril, is the message that came from Mark Sosnowski at the recent NZW Grape Days.
Animal health experts are warning that the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis disease on a large South Canterbury farm could be “a potential game changer”.
I visit New Zealand frequently for my consulting and see trunk disease damage in every region, as I do around the world.
The success of an on-farm exercise run by the Ministry for Primary Industries shows that NZ is well prepared to manage the biosecurity aspects of a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak, it says.