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biosecurity

Angus Kebbell explores the current biosecurity risks with MPI's Peter Thomson, their current priorities, and how they are preparing for the inevitable, but fortunately rare, border breaches
7th Nov 20, 8:59am
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Angus Kebbell explores the current biosecurity risks with MPI's Peter Thomson, their current priorities, and how they are preparing for the inevitable, but fortunately rare, border breaches
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Environment/Primary Industries and Rural Affairs - Biosecurity
25th Jul 20, 5:56am
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Election 2020 - Party Policies - Environment/Primary Industries and Rural Affairs - Biosecurity
Guy Trafford is encouraged by reports China is getting back to work, and our export volumes are moving faster again as a result
12th Mar 20, 2:18pm
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Guy Trafford is encouraged by reports China is getting back to work, and our export volumes are moving faster again as a result
Some farmers don't see strong proactive or protective community or Government action being prepared to deal with a local coronavirus outbreak, so are doing their their own ad hoc preparations
11th Mar 20, 10:01am
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Some farmers don't see strong proactive or protective community or Government action being prepared to deal with a local coronavirus outbreak, so are doing their their own ad hoc preparations
Guy Trafford reviews the latest dairy auction, assess the summer rainfall prospects, and worries about MPI's cavalier attitude to the risks from African Swine Fever
8th Nov 19, 10:01am
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Guy Trafford reviews the latest dairy auction, assess the summer rainfall prospects, and worries about MPI's cavalier attitude to the risks from African Swine Fever
Otaki MP and former Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy won't stand for re-election in 2020; Announcement follows Amy Adams last month stepping down from her finance portfolio
30th Jul 19, 12:51pm
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Otaki MP and former Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy won't stand for re-election in 2020; Announcement follows Amy Adams last month stepping down from her finance portfolio
Despite rising prices, farmers are feeling oppressed from all sides and confidence is low. Fickle urban voters are driving a flood of rules and imposing costs that make little sense to the business of farming
13th Mar 19, 8:41am
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Despite rising prices, farmers are feeling oppressed from all sides and confidence is low. Fickle urban voters are driving a flood of rules and imposing costs that make little sense to the business of farming
Guy Trafford looks at our current struggle with mycoplasma bovis and compares that with how others have tackled other major animal disease outbreaks
24th Oct 18, 10:34am
Guy Trafford looks at our current struggle with mycoplasma bovis and compares that with how others have tackled other major animal disease outbreaks
Finance Minister Grant Robertson is tasking Treasury and MPI with investigating establishing a fund to 'get ahead' of biosecurity threats
21st May 18, 11:47am
by Jason Walls
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson is tasking Treasury and MPI with investigating establishing a fund to 'get ahead' of biosecurity threats
MPB policy dominates farmer anxiety, as waiting for specifics and commitments drag on. Southland farm sales reveal fallout. Product prices hold up however
16th May 18, 8:38am
MPB policy dominates farmer anxiety, as waiting for specifics and commitments drag on. Southland farm sales reveal fallout. Product prices hold up however
Guy Trafford says although MPI are slow to accept it, containment of MPB is the future with a long-term eradication plan as was used with TB. That will change dairying
12th May 18, 10:23am
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Guy Trafford says although MPI are slow to accept it, containment of MPB is the future with a long-term eradication plan as was used with TB. That will change dairying
Despite politicians piling in, the red meat industry launches new branding and product story campaigns. Lamb prices rise. Beef prices hold. Deer prospects improve further
8th May 18, 3:02pm
Despite politicians piling in, the red meat industry launches new branding and product story campaigns. Lamb prices rise. Beef prices hold. Deer prospects improve further
Guy Trafford says farmers should resist writing blank cheques for MPI to eradicate MPB until the Government can justify this as the right strategy, and how the money will be spent
7th May 18, 8:55am
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Guy Trafford says farmers should resist writing blank cheques for MPI to eradicate MPB until the Government can justify this as the right strategy, and how the money will be spent
Claims of importance, risks and priority ring hollow when 'new' biosecurity organisation gets unchanged funding with same staffing levels
2nd May 18, 9:20am
Claims of importance, risks and priority ring hollow when 'new' biosecurity organisation gets unchanged funding with same staffing levels
Given the authority handed MPI to implement the NAIT system, which only works with full enforcement, eliminating biosecurity exposures relies on them policing compliance
25th Apr 18, 7:53pm
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Given the authority handed MPI to implement the NAIT system, which only works with full enforcement, eliminating biosecurity exposures relies on them policing compliance
Allan Barber reports there is real proof it’s worth breeding good white faced calves for the beef industry, and reducing the number of bobbies to the works
19th Sep 17, 10:13am
Allan Barber reports there is real proof it’s worth breeding good white faced calves for the beef industry, and reducing the number of bobbies to the works
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Environment/Primary Industries and Rural Affairs - Biosecurity
27th May 17, 9:15am
by Julia Wiener
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Environment/Primary Industries and Rural Affairs - Biosecurity
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy looks at the balancing act of getting NZ exporters greater overseas access whilst also protecting NZ from imported biological threats
17th May 16, 10:43am
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Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy looks at the balancing act of getting NZ exporters greater overseas access whilst also protecting NZ from imported biological threats
Food safety and protection from biological risk are the last of MPIs core priorities, says Allan Barber. He thinks they should be first in another agency's list of responsibilities
8th Dec 15, 9:36am
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Food safety and protection from biological risk are the last of MPIs core priorities, says Allan Barber. He thinks they should be first in another agency's list of responsibilities
For the first time, overcapacity in dairy processing is being raised as a real risk to the industry, says KPMG
10th Jun 15, 6:03am
by Guest
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For the first time, overcapacity in dairy processing is being raised as a real risk to the industry, says KPMG
Single male Queensland fruit fly, Australia's most serious insect pest for fruit and vegetable crops, caught in Whangarei
23rd Jan 14, 11:46am
by Guest
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Single male Queensland fruit fly, Australia's most serious insect pest for fruit and vegetable crops, caught in Whangarei
If a bulbul population gets established it may affect the horticultural industry, native vegetation, other birdlife and private gardens
12th Jul 13, 4:17pm
by Guest
If a bulbul population gets established it may affect the horticultural industry, native vegetation, other birdlife and private gardens
Latest tests prove the animal part found in a BOP PKE shipment was not imported with the feed supplement, says MPI
26th Jun 13, 10:05am
by Guest
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Latest tests prove the animal part found in a BOP PKE shipment was not imported with the feed supplement, says MPI
Federated Farmers urges urgent adoption of tougher PKE standards following new discovery of biosecurity hazards
20th Jun 13, 8:45am
by Guest
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Federated Farmers urges urgent adoption of tougher PKE standards following new discovery of biosecurity hazards
Fed Farmers concerned about the biosecurity risk to PRRS from a flood of imported pork. Your view?
20th Mar 13, 2:23pm
by Guest
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Fed Farmers concerned about the biosecurity risk to PRRS from a flood of imported pork. Your view?