Keep Safe, Keep Growing – Health & Safety Workshops 
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Health and safety is a term that can strike fear into people across all industries, but it shouldn’t! Now is … Read More

Dickeya solani in NZ
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Both Pectobacterium atrosepticum and P. carotovorum subsp. carotovorum have previously been isolated from potato tubers with soft rot symptoms in … Read More

Early detection – our second line of defence
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The main goal under the Government Industry Agreement for Biosecurity Readiness and Response (GIA) is to keep new pests out … Read More

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug alert
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The Ministry for Primary Industries is on high alert to stop the invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) from making a home … Read More

EPA Tamarixia application update
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There has been no further update on the progress of the submission following the hearing in early May 2016. The … Read More

Food Act workshops
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Some more dates/locations have been added to the Food Act Workshops that MPI and local councils are running. Workshops are … Read More

Degree days latest
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Download the latest Degree Day Graph here.    

R and D Trials Tours – January 2016
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The following FAR organised R & D Trial Tours will be held in January 2016.   Potato and Barley Field … Read More

Consultation on GIA funding proposal
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Early October 2015 all members of Potatoes NZ Inc. were posted a letter outlining the Board’s proposed funding plan for … Read More