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BREAKING NEWS: Myrtle rust found in Wgtn region

The fungal plant disease myrtle rust has been found in Lower Hutt, north of Wellington.

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Hickling is NZ’s Young Horticulturist of the Year 2017

Shanna Hickling has become only the third woman in thirteen years to win horticulture’s top Young Horticulturalist of the Year Award 2017.

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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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Meeting the needs of Generation Z vital

Horticulture New Zealand CEO Mike Chapman notes that the oldest members of Generation Z are leaving high school and going on to further training, or joining the workforce.

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NSW tastes global olive oil success

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) olive oil testing team has been rated one of the world’s best after almost two decades of accreditation by the International Olive Council (IOC) in Madrid.

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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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