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Farmers’ stance on biosecurity is going to have to change, said Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor in a recent television interview.
The Government has allocated “an extraordinarily small sum” to strengthen Biosecurity, National’s spokesperson for Agriculture Nathan Guy says.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) hopes a new breed of detector dog will produce its best biosecurity sniffers ever.
Some form of genetic technologies will in 10, 20 or 30 years be our primary defence against the inevitable biosecurity incursions that will occur.
The newly launched Biosecurity 2025 Direction Statement will shape the long-term future of biosecurity in New Zealand, says Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.
Ministry for Primary Industries staff have intercepted four Queensland fruit fly larvae at Wellington airport, stopping the dangerous pest from making a home in New Zealand.
The Ministry for Primary Industries will introduce two new mobile biosecurity x-ray machines this summer to help keep fruit fly and other destructive pests out of New Zealand.
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.
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