Northland News & Events

Posted: Nov 14, 2022

Transporting farm & hunting dogs across Cook Strait

Transporting multiple farm or hunting dogs across Cook Strait needs special care to ensure your dogs are kept safe and is different to transporting your dogs by road

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...
5/3/2023 8:30 AM - 5/5/2023 4:00 PM

Dairy Women's Network (DWN) National Conference - Invercargill

Wednesday 3rd - Thursday 4th May 2023

This conference is about you. Learning from the wisdom of other women and making bold decisions. Equipping yourselves with the resources to create a brighter future. Telling your stories with...
Posted: Oct 7, 2022

Testing for Mycoplasma Bovis stepped up with new strain

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...
Posted: Sep 4, 2022

Kevin Forward from OSPRI talks to Andy Muir from The Muster

Kevin explains the importance of NAIT and if there is a FMD breakout

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...
Posted: Aug 25, 2022

Federated Farmers Webinar - Foot & Mouth Disease - What you need to know

Video of the 22 August event

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...
Posted: Aug 21, 2022

Top of the South Flooding Event

Federated Farmers are looking for Surplus Feed

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...
Posted: Jul 22, 2022

Talking Dairy - Take Action against FMD

Podcast - Episode 29

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....
Posted: Jul 20, 2022

What you need to know about Foot and Mouth Disease.

Advice to farmers and livestock owners

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious and infectious viral disease that affects cloven-hooved (two-toed) animals such as cows, sheep, goats and pigs. It is an animal health disease...

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