A biosecurity incursion can (and has) bring parts of the primary sector to a complete standstill, notes Horticulture New Zealand CEO, Mike Chapman. “Psa did this to kiwifruit not too long ago.”Read More »
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Western Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development reported that it is working with the State’s horticulture industries to manage the Dickeya dianthicola bacteria, following a national decision that it cannot be eradicated.
Last week HortNZ, along with fruit fly operational agreement signatories, attended the Fruit Fly Council meeting, which is now getting down to delivery of the strategy and objectives.
A South Waikato ginseng producer is ready to approach potential investors to increase its production and exports with the help of funding of up to $40,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
Seventy-seven River Murray-based irrigation projects have been offered a share of $38 million in funding under the fourth and final round of the highly successful Irrigation Industry Improvement Program (3IP).