The insect pest, fall armyworm has been reported in the North and South Islands, and with further spread likely, knowing how to identify and manage this pest can do a lot to help protect our industry.
This time of the year is a great time to think about how you could improve your investments into your 'Wellbeing Bank Account' for 2023.
The Remote Users Scheme allows eligible households and communities in the most remote areas - where broadband is not currently available and there is only access to voice calling and text services - to apply for support.
With 4.5 hours between checking in and disembarking, keeping your dogs safe and comfortable requires planning and appropriate carrying facilities - especially on a hot sunny day.
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.
Fonterra and the Rural Support Trust announced a three year partnership to improve access to wellbeing and resilience services for farming families who are doing it tough. The first priority is to develop a rural specific national strategy, which is expected to be in place early next year.
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 —...
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.
Flood Recovery for Top of the South