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On the increasing costs of farming in New Zealand, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says “get used to it”.
Farmers are backing the amended National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) Act, passed under urgency this week by Parliament.
National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) compliance is increasing, but some farmers are continuing to break the rules.
Federated Farmers vice president Andrew Hoggard says the NAIT system has worried him for a long time and he doubts whether it would cope with an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD)
Work will start immediately to improve New Zealand’s animal tracing system, says Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor.
Some assertions made in the Rural News editorial, ‘Get with the programme’ on April 3, 2018 were unfair, wildly untrue and demand a response.
Minister of Agriculture and Biosecurity Damien O’Connor has hit out at the NAIT system and its manager OSPRI.
The National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) system has provided the MPI investigators dealing with the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak nearly 1000 reports since the disease was identified last July.