The success of an on-farm exercise run by the MPI shows that New Zealand is well prepared to manage the biosecurity aspects of a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has welcomed an Innovation Award received by Fonterra last night at the New Zealand Innovation Awards 2016 for its research in infant nutrition—the research was enabled by the Primary Growth Partnership (PGP).
A vessel carrying 23,000 tonnes of palm kernel expeller (PKE) will not be permitted to discharge its cargo in New Zealand.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is responding to media reports of hidden cameras on some Waikato rural properties.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested between Motunau Beach and Akaroa Head.
Auckland student ordered to pay $15,000 following MPI prosecution for illegal importation of reptiles
An Auckland student has been ordered to pay $15,000 after admitting to importing a range of banned reptiles including an American corn snake considered to be a serious risk to New Zealand’s ecology and economy.
Thirty-seven Gisborne properties will receive $2.39 million worth of treatment to combat erosion on 1,438 hectares through MPI’s Erosion Control Funding Programme (ECFP).
MPI and the cruise ship industry are set to trial a new accreditation scheme to reduce the biosecurity risk posed by arriving cruise passengers.
MPI reminds Wairarapa home vege gardeners about the ban on growing peas to get rid of the pest pea weevil.
MPI cautions farmers against planting left-over seed from six lines of contaminated fodder beet seed imported last year.