A UK expert has warned that less-than-ideal onfarm biosecurity in NZ could lead to a more widespread outbreak in the event of a serious animal disease epidemic here.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 June 2016 15:16

Dealing to our top ten biosecurity pests

Biosecurity is too important for our sector to ignore.

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Ups and downs in income are a tough issue for businesses in the primary sector.

Published in Opinion

Federated Farmers is disappointed to learn that a fourth line of fodder beet seed has been confirmed as being contaminated with velvetleaf.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 May 2016 12:55

Biosecurity risk — when, not if

A biosecurity risk to the New Zealand wine industry is very much a case of when.

Published in Industry
Monday, 02 May 2016 11:55

Name a puppy

The Ministry for Primary Industries is giving New Zealand schools a chance to name one of its six new bisecurity puppies.

Published in General News
Friday, 29 April 2016 15:26

Contractors reminded about biosecurity

The recent incursion of the invasive weed velvetleaf is a timely reminder of the importance of biosecurity and machinery hygiene practices.

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There has been a flood of overseas visitors this summer, but stronger border biosecurity defences have stopped hitchhiking pests and diseases from entering NZ.

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New Zealand's economy and environment are constantly at risk of threats from pests and diseases, as demonstrated by Auckland's recent Tau fly incursion.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 11:47

Record detector dog teams graduate

Twenty-four new biosecurity detector dog teams graduated from their training last week — the biggest ever boost to MPI's sniffing force.

Published in General News

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