PMAC weekly update 18th September

PMAC weekly update 11th to 18th September

 

Full update available here

1: Government agencies: Plant Imports and Exports (PIE) monthly newsletter; WTO Notifications

2.New Zealand News: NZ-EU FTA to be fast-tracked; New Zealand growers call out water tax as "unfair and inconsistent"; Rural regions reeling over Labour’s talk of another tax; Science and technology the answer to water quality; NZ's Green Party wants to introduce origin labelling on food; Wild spring weather will affect vegetable supply; Climate change will make green kiwis unviable in Bay of Plenty; NZ to develop tropical fruit demonstration farm in Gisborne; NZ agritech startup goes live on the ASX; Terrible weather brings high vegetable prices across New Zealand; NZ co-operative ships first batch of tamarillo pulp to US

3.International news: GAIN reports; Maersk Line joins BoxTech's container database; Laser labels set to replace stickers and plastic in AU; Report reveals evolving supermarket trends in the UK; Chinese fruits and vegetables dominate sales in Russia; Study finds three vegetables that can help stave off obesity; Study shows organic ag is better for the climate