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22-06-2017

Diagnostics, knowledge needed to prevent the spread of diseases

Agricultural and horticultural crops worldwide are threatened by various diseases, from which several important ones are caused by bacteria. Bacterial infections can result in a great variety of symptoms such as wilting, leaf spot, cankers and bacterial rot, according to Dr Jan van der Wolf of Wagenigen Univsersity.

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22-06-2017

NZ Biosecurity Awards – entries open now

The Ministry for Primary Industries is on the hunt for individuals, groups or businesses who’ve made a positive difference to New Zealand’s biosecurity.

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18-06-2017

Aussie Flower Festival coming together

The Australian Flower Festival preparations are in full swing with presenters, floral demonstrators and sponsors all signing up for the event in Brisbane on 18 September 2017.

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11-06-2017

Aussie minimum wage increase

Australia’s Fair Work Act 2009 (the Act) requires the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel to conduct and complete a review of the national minimum wage and minimum wages in modern awards in each financial year.

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08-06-2017

Crouch Winner of Mark Blue Scholarship

PMA Australia-New Zealand has announced that the fourth round of the Mark Blue Scholarship has awarded another future leader in fresh produce.

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05-06-2017

Swann Agencies Platinum Sponsor for Flower Festival

Floral sundries supplier Swann Agencies has signed on to be the Platinum Sponsor for this year's Australian Flower Festival.

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31-05-2017

Scientists identify global biosecurity ‘game-changers’

“We need to prepare for more incursions of pests, diseases and weeds driven by our rapidly transforming world,” scientists have cautioned in a recent study.

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29-05-2017

Funding boost to strengthen NZ biosecurity

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy believes that the boost of $18.4 million of operating funding over four years from Budget 2017 will help further strengthen the biosecurity system and protect New Zealand’s borders.

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29-05-2017

Chrysal releases florists’ ‘Code of Practice’

Creating beautiful bouquets and designs is a skill, which as a florist, is developed over time through experience.

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29-05-2017

Australian Flower Festival registrations open

The inaugural Australian Flower Festival is being held in Brisbane on Monday, 18 September to coincide with Australian Flowers Week (16-24 September).

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