A national plan to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis and support farmers during the process has been released.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand will soon start consulting with its farmers on the proposed levy to pay for the beef sector’s share of the Mycoplasma bovis response.
Dairy farmers could end up paying more for the Mycoplasma bovis eradication effort if they do not endorse DairyNZ’s proposed levy.
Dairy farmers could end up paying more for the Mycoplasma bovis eradication effort if they do not endorse the proposed Biosecurity levy.
Dairy farmers are being asked to approve a levy of up to 3.9 cents/kgMS over the next two seasons to pay their share of the Mycoplasma bovis eradication effort.
The Government has paid out $45 million compensation to farmers impacted by the Mycoplasma bovis disease.