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11-12-2017

Chemical access update continues

Australia's flower industry associations have been working collaboratively at a national level and with the Nursery & Garden Industry Australia to improve chemical access for flower growers across Australia.

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11-12-2017

Ball opens 18-ha production facility in Australia

Ball Australia says it has exciting times ahead with the expansion of its existing young plant production and seed distribution business.

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11-12-2017

More biosecurity officers for summer rush

Thirty-two new quarantine officers have graduated from their training, bolstering the Ministry for Primary Industries' biosecurity defences at New Zealand’s border.

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07-12-2017

Farmer confidence falls sharply from record highs

New Zealand farmer confidence remains at net positive levels overall, but has dropped sharply from the record highs recorded in the previous two quarters, the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey indicates.

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28-11-2017

More biosecurity fines for NZ visitors

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says it is taking a hard line on arriving air passengers who fail to declare items that could bring pests or diseases into New Zealand.

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24-11-2017

Australia’s national flower

The lovely Wattle Flower or Golden Wattle is the national flower of Australia.

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21-11-2017

MIFGS board member position available

A position is available for a new board member on the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show Board.

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16-11-2017

WTO appellate decision against Indonesia

Horticulture New Zealand reported that last Thursday, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Appellate Body confirmed that a number of Indonesian trade barriers were inconsistent with global trade rules, upholding the findings of a WTO dispute settlement panel in December 2016.

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15-11-2017

Roses that never die

Known as preserved roses, they are 100% natural. The blooms are carefully selected and handcrafted to preserve their beauty for months and even years, according to Gonzalo Luzuriaga, Executive President of BellaRosa, which has been in the market since 1996.

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14-11-2017

Biosecurity X-ray trial targets hand baggage

A new biosecurity X-ray machine targeting hand baggage carried by international air passengers will be trialled at Auckland Airport this summer.

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