The Psa-V Best Practice Guide for 2016-17 has been finalised and is now available on the KVH website here.
To accompany the online Guide, a summarised ‘Wall Chart’ version is also available online here. Growers will receive an A2 poster-sized copy of the Wall Chart in the post with the next Kiwiflier.
MPI’s latest edition of The Border Space has been released, updating readers on the latest biosecurity news and activity from MPI.
A final reminder to eligible members to cast your vote for up to three new grower directors on the KVH Board if you haven’t already done so. Eleven grower members have been nominated—read about them here.
Presentations from the KiwiNet meeting held late last month are now available on the KVH website:
Around 20 people from around the kiwifruit industry came together on Monday with representatives from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to have a robust discussion about the Biosecurity 2025 project, with the aim of shaping a submission on behalf of the kiwifruit industry.
Growers who have received their AGM packs in the post should have also received a copy of the latest KVH Annual Update for 2015/16.
The 2016 Psa Symposium was held on Monday in Palmerston North and was well attended by industry, researchers, MPI staff and other interested groups—many of whom also stayed on to attend the New Zealand Plant Protection Society Conference which ran 9-11 August.
KVH has developed a report of Psa observations throughout the regions during the 2015/16 growing season – click here to view.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is holding six hui and public meetings around the country during August and September so New Zealanders can have their say and help influence the government on biosecurity. This follows the release of MPI’s ‘Biosecurity 2025’ discussion document in late July.