Tuesday, 02 October 2018 14:55

Huge cost of pasture pests

Grass grub and porina are causing $2.3 billion of damage to New Zealand pastures annually, according to an AgResearch study.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 12:55

Rabbits not dying like flies!

Scientists say although the new rabbit calicivirus is working as expected, farmers are not seeing the knockdown they may have hoped for.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 09:55

Rabbit killer virus gets go-ahead

Environment Canterbury says the long-awaited nationwide release of a new strain of rabbit haemorrhagic disease (calicivirus) will go ahead in the next few weeks.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 February 2018 09:36

Unwanted moth spreads its wings

A red clover pest first formally identified in New Zealand 15 months ago has now been found nationwide.

Published in Management
Thursday, 07 December 2017 07:55

Rabbit virus killing them in Aussie

A new strain of the rabbit haemorrhagic disease (calicivirus) is working as well as hoped since its release in Australia last autumn.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 09:55

Rabbits will face the chop next autumn

The planned release of a new strain of the rabbit calicivirus appears back on track for next autumn after missing a previous opportunity.

Published in General News
Saturday, 03 June 2017 09:52

Save your vineyard from trunk diseases

I visit New Zealand frequently for my consulting and see trunk disease damage in every region, as I do around the world.

Published in General News

An aerial operation to control possum numbers in the Silver Peaks, an area of rough forest and tussock and scrub covered hill country near Dunedin, will get underway this month.

Published in General News
Saturday, 08 April 2017 08:55

Rabbit virus delay will hurt

Rabbit-plagued farmers are disappointed that bureaucracy has held up the anticipated release of a new strain of rabbit haemorrhagic disease (calicivirus).

Published in General News
Friday, 24 February 2017 13:55

War on rabbits takes next step

New Zealand is about to open a new front in the war on rabbits with the expected release of a new strain of rabbit haemorrhagic disease, or calicivirus.

Published in Management
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