UK vegans are demanding a law change to ban discrimination against plant-based eaters in workplaces.
Almost all the recommendations from two reviews of the Mycoplasma bovis programme have been accepted, after the ‘surge in activity’ leading up to this year’s moving day.
Native to Asia, the harlequin ladybird first arrived in Auckland, in 2016. Upon receiving notification of its arrival, MPI undertook an investigation and found it already too widespread for an eradication attempt to have any reasonable chance of success.
“Wet and muddy winter conditions increase the risks to the welfare of livestock,” says Kate Littin, Ministry for Primary Industries manager animal welfare.
A new $25.68 million innovation programme for New Zealand’s dairy industry will drive improvements in the health and wellbeing of the national dairy herd and a step-change in sustainable milk production.
New Zealand’s primary sector exports continue to surpass expectations, with revenue forecast to grow 7.1% on the previous financial year.
The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) says controls of movement of fruits and vegetables in Auckland’s Northcote suburb may remain in place throughout winter.
Farmers are bristling over any suggestion they had been slack about re-registering their farm locations in National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) in time for moving day on June 1.