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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.
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.
MPI IS introducing new rules which will reduce animal welfare risks in the nation's livestock – particularly in the dairy sector.
MINISTER FOR Primary Industries Nathan Guy is welcoming a proposal to bring in compulsory screening of palm kernel expeller (PKE) imported into New Zealand.
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.
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.
Import requirements will be strengthened after a small part of an animal limb was recently discovered in a shipment.
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).
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.