|Potatoes NZ Newsletter #111 – 26th September 2021|
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|Read the latest news, admin and technical below.PNZ NEWS|
PNZ submitted on the Natural & Built Environments Act recently. You can read the submission on our website here and view PNZ CEO Chris Claridge speaking to select committee here.
We are constantly updating our Covid-19 webpage with the latest advice as it comes to hand. Do not hesitate to call us on 0800 399 674 with any issues you are facing in the current pandemic response. Be Covid-19 ready and follow all hygiene and safety procedures.
PNZ COMMS & ENGAGEMENT
PIF videos are on our Youtube channel
The webinar from Professor Calum Wilson of University Tasmania about Powdery Scab.A webinar from WYMA’s Dr. Kent Stewart on Sustainable Food Production.An outline of who TANZ is, how farmers and the wider community will benefit from TANZ work…and more to come from other presenters we hope. All now available on our Youtube channel here.
The PIF event handbook and a PNZ Bulletin on He waka eke noa, have both been added to our resources webpage.
2021 PNZ Annual Report can be downloaded here or found on our website here.
Save the dates!!!
Keep up-to-date with all industry events via our events page here. Many events may move to online at short notice depending on pandemic alert levels.Latest PNZ articles this month are here.
Export Registration is available on the website here.
Please assist us by keeping up-to-date with your Buyer Created Invoices, which can be downloaded here and have been emailed to you as well.
Growers & their levy paying agents
You can now access our Biosecurity Emissions & Levy Information System via our website. Make sure you do so and check the levies against your business name and that all your contact details are correct. If you need help registering to login, please email Nicola Loach.
Please also ensure you have completed your 2020-2021 Direct Sales Levy Form found on our website here.
For your reference the Commodity Levies Order can be read here.PNZ TECHNICAL
Exploring spongospora suppressive soils in potato production read the February 2021 report upon completion of PNZ-26.
Future Proofing Vegetable Production project completion, read the final report here.
Pepino Mosaic Virus The Biosecurity Fact Sheet on PepMV can be read here and a notice is on our website.
Work continues to determine the source of the disease and how widespread the virus is in New Zealand.
For further potato information please contact Vnva.Xvexjbbq@cbgngbrfam.pb.am
NZ Seed Potato Certification News
There annual NZSPCA newsletter on our website here.
Please visit the NZ Seed Potato Certification pages on our PNZ website to see important recent activities including:
All required forms
Revised NZ Certified Seedlines & Rulebook
All NZ Seed Potato Guides & resources
All notices & newsletters
We know growers are resilient and resourceful, however if needed please reach out for support.
PNZ 0800 399 674
Rural Support 0800 787 254
PNZ USEFUL LINKS
All forms here
R&D projects and more here
Grower Resources here
Seed Grower Resources here
Export statistics read here
Media articles here
The PNZ team are here to help you
CEO Chris Claridge
Technical Manager Dr. Iain Kirkwood
Communications & Engagement Officer Gemma Carroll
Administration & Finance Officer Nicola Loach
PNZ Agronomist Paula Lleras
PNZ Social Media Links
Over 10,000 people and organisations now follow us on social media to keep up with the latest New Zealand and international potato news. Send us your news and events so we can publish them via our social media channels.
Instagram – Potatoes_NZ
Facebook – Potatoes NZ
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Twitter – Potatoes NZ
Linkedin – Potatoes NZ Inc
Twitter – Chris Claridge