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Test and record to reduce risk
6 October 2016
Farmers buying, selling or leasing bulls this season need to manage their TB risk.
Tag calves before they travel
22 September 2016
Southland TBfree committee member Shelli Mears says too many farmers don't know their legal tagging obligations for calves going out the farm gate this spring.
Mount Cargill possum control operation
15 September 2016
A possum control operation is due to start in the Mount Cargill area in this month.
Safe yards make for happy stock handling
31 August 2016
Aerial pest control operation for Ruapehu district
31 August 2016
TBfree programme manager OSPRI will collaborate with the Conservation Department (DOC) to undertake a pest control operation over about 44,000 hectares of rugged alpine native bush in the Ruapehu district during September.
TB Slaughter Levy
25 August 2016
The differential TB slaughter levy for cattle replaces the former cattle levy and imposes different levy rates for beef and dairy animals. The new levy comes into effect on 1 August 2016.
New plan to tackle bovine TB officially launched
13 July 2016
Primary industry leaders came together last night in Wellington to officially launch the new plan for managing bovine TB in New Zealand.
Nearly 1.6 million hectares declared free of bovine TB
4 July 2016
New Zealand has taken another step towards becoming TB-free with large areas of previously infected land being declared free of the disease.
It’s important farmers and industry have their say on TB Plan proposal
23 June 2016
The future of the TB control in New Zealand is in the hands of farmers and other key stakeholders with the TB Plan proposal from the Plan Governance Group now open for consultation.
Government formally approves new TB Plan
3 June 2016
Amendments to the National Pest Management Plan to target the eradication of bovine tuberculosis have been formally ratified by the Government.