1) Agency News Public asked to help with beetle surveillance; WTO Notifications; Mandatory Breach Reporting – what does it mean for your business?; Cracking Europe - webinar series through May 2019; NZCTA - China Business Awards 2019.
2) New Zealand News: Net profit increases at EastPack; First charter ship carrying Zespri Kiwifruit sets sail for China and Japan; Zespri China sales still growing; T&G in apple robot first; New Zealand Research Organization and Yunnan to create "green food brand"; Weather impacts South Canterbury orchard fruit size - not quantity; Novel plant architectures and canopy management techniques bear fruit. 3) International news: GAIN reports; EU preparations for Brexit; "End the legal chaos at the European Patent Office"; "Patents were invented for a reason"; New intellectual property protection for new varieties in the US; MRL detections report in the EU stresses importance of pest control; Italy joins Belt and Road initiative; Uber Freight launches in Europe; Bayer's blind spot on Monsanto's roundup may cost billions"; Stand applications still open for ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA; US: Efficacy of biochemical biopesticides that may be used in organic farming; US: 2018 Vegetables Summary; China’s soaring demand for fruit to benefit foreign growers; Reduce blood clotting with kiwifruit?; Fruit and vegetables boost well-being; Doctors ‘prescribing fruits and veg’ could save the US $100 billion in medical costs.