Displaying items by tag: Ministry for Primary Industries

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 09:10

Warnings on dairy sector debt

More than a quarter of NZ’s dairy farmers have debt to equity ratios of more than 70%.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 07:55

Positive outlook for agriculture

The latest MPI report on the state of NZ agriculture points to another good year ahead.

Published in General News
Monday, 13 January 2020 10:08

Trial aimed at reducing lamb drenching

A product that could reduce the need for anthelmintics during lamb weaning has received government funding for a trial.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 08:55

$100k annual cost for dairy farmers

Dairy facial eczema (FE) can cost farmers at least $100,000 each year in lost milk production, a recent study has found.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 13 December 2019 11:06

Animal feeding testing upgrade

New Zealand feed manufacturers are lifting their game when it comes to quality and safety of their products.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 07:55

Crackdown on dodgy raw milk sellers

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has cracked down on unlicensed raw milk suppliers.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 December 2019 08:27

$100k annual cost for dairy farmers

Dairy facial eczema (FE) can cost farmers at least $100,000 each year in lost milk production, a recent study has found.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 13:42

Unregistered raw milk sellers banned

Unregistered raw milk suppliers around the country have been banned from selling their product.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 09:55

N strips show farmers the way

A simple DIY test for farmers is a cost-effective way to manage nitrogen levels in soil, a three-year project has shown.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 08:55

Winning the M. bovis battle?

The Ministry for Primary Industries believes the fight against Mycoplasma bovis is being won – albeit slowly.

Published in General News
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