The discovery of a new strain was made through regular bulk milk tank testing, which is evidence our highly sensitive system is working well. MPI will continue with fortnightly bulk milk tank testing over the summer months, to ensure any evidence of ongoing infection is picked up.
Recently Kevin spoke to the host of the The Muster on Hokonui, Andy Muir.
They spoke about:
Foot-and-Mouth (FMD) at the NZ border
NAIT and a sheep tracability system - FMD — What can sheep farmers do?
NAIT tracing in relation to FMD
eASD form - movement of animals - On 24 July 2022, MyOSPRI replaced eASD as...
With there being so much talk about Foot and Mouth in the media Federated Farmers wanted to update everyone alongside MPI on what is happening.
Watch the recorded webinar for more information.
Following a government contribution of $200,000, the fund is now able to accept donations from the public.
Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified severe weather that affected farmers and growers in the Top-of-the-South and the Far North District as a medium-scale adverse event, unlocking Government support
Flood Recovery for Top of the South
Flooding - Top of the South
As you will be aware there has been severe damage to some areas in the top of the South Island with major flooding, farms still underwater and road closures preventing outside assistance, deliveries and pick-ups.
Additional stock food is likely to be required for...
New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday 27 October 2022 at 9.30am.
Foot-and-mouth disease has reached the tourist hot spot of Bali, and the risk of it entering NZ on the footprint of an unwary traveller or by other means, is now a little too close for comfort. So, what are the...
A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has ripped through two Indonesian provinces since April, killing thousands of cows and infecting hundreds of thousands more