Saturday, 11 July 2015 06:00

PKE, pasture picked to come out tops

Leaders of a three-year trial into the relative profitability of palm kernel expresser (PKE), cropping or pasture-only systems think a system using pasture and PKE should bring the most returns.

Published in Management
Sunday, 17 May 2015 16:49

Palm kernel plugs inevitable ME gap

Palm kernel extract (PKE) is a by-product of the palm oil industry in South East Asia.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00

Global feed grain supply up

BOUGHT-IN FEED costs are a major influence on farmgate margins in many dairy exporting regions, and are a key driver of global dairy supply. 

Published in Management
Friday, 31 January 2014 15:06

New rules for importing PKE

MPI IS introducing new rules which will reduce animal welfare risks in the nation's livestock – particularly in the dairy sector.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 15:08

PKE screening proposal from MPI

MINISTER FOR Primary Industries Nathan Guy is welcoming a proposal to bring in compulsory screening of palm kernel expeller (PKE) imported into New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 16:44

Farmer ‘did the right thing’

A Bay of Plenty dairy farmer who discovered an animal limb in PKE did the right thing by calling the biosecurity hotline, says Federated Farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 10:21

PKE limb was a Kiwi sheep

Genetic testing has shown that the animal limb found by a Bay of Plenty farmer in some PKE is from a sheep, not an exotic goat or deer.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 June 2013 08:38

PKE import rules tightened

Import requirements will be strengthened after a small part of an animal limb was recently discovered in a shipment.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 09:01

New PKE levy an option: Guy

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says a new or increased levy is one option to increase the level of inspection in countries from where we import palm kernel expeller (PKE).

Published in General News

FEDERATED FARMERS representatives who have seen first-hand the potential for contaminated PKE to reach New Zealand fear an official Ministry for Primary Industry visit to Malaysia this week won’t resolve the threat.

Published in General News
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