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OSPRI site attracts record crowds at Fieldays 2018

OSPRI site attracts record crowds at Fieldays 2018

29 June 2018

It was great to see such big numbers at our Mystery Creek site. It was record-breaking compared to previous years with plenty of farmer interest generated towards NAIT and TBfree requirements.

Rearing calves? remember your NAIT and ASD obligations

Rearing calves? remember your NAIT and ASD obligations

29 June 2018

Dairy farmers and lifestyle block holders rearing calves should be mindful of their NAIT obligations and requirement to complete and retain an Animal Status Declaration (ASD) form.

Silverstream TB pest control area reopens to dogs

Silverstream TB pest control area reopens to dogs

29 June 2018

The Silverstream catchment near Dunedin has been reopened to dogs, a year after a TBfree aerial 1080 possum control operation.

New Chair appointed to OSPRI Board

New Chair appointed to OSPRI Board

29 June 2018

Experienced agricultural identity Barry Harris has been appointed Chairman of OSPRI, the primary industry organisation responsible for managing the TBfree and NAIT programmes.

Safer vehicle sees contractor walk away from side-by-side rollover

Safer vehicle sees contractor walk away from side-by-side rollover

28 June 2018

In what could have been a fatal quad accident, a contractor was lucky to escape a serious rollover with just a bang on the head after his side-by-side vehicle flipped on farmland in South Canterbury.

OSPRI and MPI in joint initiative to improve NAIT compliance

OSPRI and MPI in joint initiative to improve NAIT compliance

22 June 2018

OSPRI and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) are undertaking a joint initiative to ensure greater uptake and compliance with the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) system.

OSPRI Chief Executive resigns

OSPRI Chief Executive resigns

22 June 2018

Michelle Edge has announced her resignation after a rewarding three years as OSPRI Chief Executive.

Hawke's Bay TB chair backs plan's progress

Hawke's Bay TB chair backs plan's progress

15 June 2018

Farmers can look to the TBfree programme as an example of how to manage the most recent threat to their businesses and livelihoods, says Nick Dawson.

OSPRI and MPI target NAIT compliance

OSPRI and MPI target NAIT compliance

8 June 2018

OSPRI is ready to support the Government’s intentions to fast-track the improvement of the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) system in accordance with recommendations of the NAIT review.

Supporting MPI’s M bovis response

Supporting MPI’s M bovis response

29 May 2018

OSPRI continues to assist the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in the Mycoplasma bovis disease response, using the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) scheme to provide trace-back and reporting of movements of animals on and off th

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