Displaying items by tag: Biosecurity

Friday, 16 September 2016 06:55

Trans-tasman partnership strengthens biosecurity

The biosecurity research partnership between Australia and New Zealand was highlighted at a fruit fly research workshop in Auckland on Wednesday.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 September 2016 13:19

Tomatoes sign up on biosecurity

Tomatoes NZ is the latest industry group to sign up to a biosecurity partnership with government.

Published in General News

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.

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

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Thursday, 19 May 2016 16:13

Further velvetleaf contamination disappoints

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
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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.

Published in General News
Saturday, 16 April 2016 19:38

“Summer of action” for border biosecurity

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

Published in General News

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