Rural services company PGW Wrightson says its run-in with the competition watchdog over price fixing was a tough lesson.
The Hound hears that a Christchurch ambulance chaser (lawyer) is trying to put together a group action against the livestock firms tied up in a Commerce Commission case over the NAIT scheme.
A pland to eradicate TB from New Zealand livestock within 10 years will cut the need to test some herds and will reduce the work in some vector areas.
July is the start of the next phase for OSPRI’s NAIT programme with the three-year exemption period for pre-NAIT cattle now over.
Don't put your livelihood at risk when moving or selling stock over the Gypsy Day period, says Ospri New Zealand.
Farmers are offered hands-on training in how to use OSPRI’s National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) programme.
A bovine tuberculosis (TB) infection that has affected several herds from the same Mangakino business has so far been contained.
Farm to farm movements are being monitored and if you’re not recording them on NAIT expect a call, says Stu Hutchings of NAIT parent body Ospri.
LIC’S $11M spend on R&D is high by NZ primary industry standards, says chief executive Wayne McNee. The core business of sire proving and getting the best bulls, the development of new IT products and longer-term R&D took most of the money. Some research is government supported through Primary Growth Partnership and other funding.