Nursery industry runner up Young Hort 2018-

Nursery industry runner up Young Hort 2018
Devin Westley is runner-up Young Horticulturalist of the year and took home awards for best practice, practical activities and best speech on the night at the award's dinner ... more

Impatiens Downy Mildew - media release-

Impatiens Downy Mildew - media release
The bedding and potted colour impatiens are prone to a destructive mildew called impatiens downy mildew (IDM) which has recently been discovered for the first time in New Zealand. ... more

Protecting our nurseries and industry from biosecurity hazards-

Protecting our nurseries and industry from biosecurity hazards
Stage 1 Complete
Draft scheme ready for field testing in nursery pilot programme ... more

Myrtle Rust update September-

Myrtle Rust update September
The total number of infected properties is now 776, 7 new sites since the last report late August. Myrtle Rust reports are monthly - next report late October. ... more

Our purpose ...

New Zealand Plant Producers Incorporated (NZPPI) is the peak industry body for plant producers and our industry partners. It's an opportunity for plant producers and their community to collaborate in shaping and growing an industry body with an influential voice that delivers value to our businesses.

It grew from work to identify a model for a producer-led industry body to advance an agenda for a broader and more inclusive community of plant producers and their industry partners.

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Some of what's been &/or is on our task lists ...
Targeted review of Qualifications (TROQ) ... Retail Special Interest Group ... PMAC (plant exports) ... Poinsettia thrips ... PEQ facility standard ... Myrtle rust ... GM petunia ... Science and Innovation Strategy Development ... Trolley Special Interest Group ... BMSB ... GERMAC (plant imports) ... Xylella & Ornamental Imports ... Fruit Tree Imports & Offshore accredititon ... latest newsletter

New Biosecurity Myrtle Rust webpage

Click here to connect to the new Biosecurity Myrtle Rust webpage with the latest information and updated protocols. Register your nursery on the NZPPI Biosecurity Register

Please note, this is a work in progress and the titles at the foot of the page are not yet linked.

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NZPPI Science Strategy
Read the Science and Technology document, developed over the year since conference 2017, and launched at Conference 2018 ... more

GIA consultation process-

GIA consultation process
NZPPI is starting a consultation process with plant producers about the future of biosecurity in our sector. ... more

Biosecurity Warning for Pea Weevil-

Biosecurity Warning for Pea Weevil
A ban is now in place on growing peas in the Wairarapa region, applying to both home gardens and commercial cropping ... more

UNWANTED - BMSB-

UNWANTED - BMSB
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) is a major threat to the New Zealand economy and the public. It's high on horticulture's most unwanted list ... more

Special Interest Groups-

Special Interest Groups
A cornerstone of the NZPPI model are Special Interest Groups (SIGs), where groups of our members can coalesce and work on activities of interest to a sub-group of our membership ... more

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Member Guidance - Spray Incident Response
In September we sent members on guidance on how to respond to a suspected spray dift incident ... more

Pelleted Seed Import Health Standard review-

Pelleted Seed Import Health Standard review
The rules for importing pelleted seeds are under review and NZPPI is working on this with MPI ... more

NZPPI Strategic Direction 2017-2020-

NZPPI Strategic Direction 2017-2020
A key Board focus in 2017 has been NZPPI's Strategy - setting the new direction for NZPPI and leading change needed to implement this and make the new model work ... more

Greenhouse thrips-

Greenhouse thrips
Poinsettia thrips have been found in an Auckland greenhouse; please look out for them on house plants and greenhouse produced crops ... more

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