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First Northlander goes through to Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year National Final

Jake Dromgool from The Landing in Kerikeri has became the Bayer Auckland/Northern Young Viticulturist of the Year 2018.

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Grower News

Using AI to rapidly ID pest species, biosecurity risks

Ever been fined $400 at the border for a forgotten banana and wondered about the strict biosecurity rules in New Zealand? A University of Canterbury academic is working to make it possible to instantly identify suspect insects, plants and fungi from a photo using artificial intelligence (AI) and big data.

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Funding round extended for Gisborne erosion control

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has announced an extension to the funding round for its Erosion Control Funding Programme (ECFP) to 13 July 2018.

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Ag pollutants a serious threat to world's water

Water pollution from unsustainable agricultural practices poses a serious risk to human health and the planet's ecosystems, a problem often underestimated by policymakers and farmers alike, cautions a new report.

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Take action to reduce phylloxera risk

Phylloxera is one of the most serious biosecurity risks for the Australian grape and wine community, with the potential to devastate vineyards and wreak economic devastation on rural communities.

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Budget puts NSW produce, water, trade on world stage

The NSW Government said that it will drive investment in world class industries to improve opportunities for the state’s exporters to compete on the global stage, deliver on its comprehensive water management reforms and boost the productivity of the food and fibre sector.

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