19 May 2023

Rural News Wrap

From Country Life, 7:07 pm on 19 May 2023
The new caulerpa species up close.

The new caulerpa species up close at Okupu Beach Great Barrier Island. Photo: Sid Wales / Ministry for Primary Industries

RNZ's rural news reporter, Leah Tebbutt, takes a look at the week's agricultural news including an invasive seaweed that could be the "foot and mouth" of the marine environment.

Plus we hear the update on mycoplasma bovis and meet Oh-Good, the Lindis Pass sheep with character.