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Government welcomes EPA decision

23 May 2024

The decision by Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to approve the continued use of hydrogen cyanamide, known as Hi-Cane, has been welcomed by Environment Minister Penny Simmonds and Agriculture Minister Todd McClay. “The EPA decision introduces appropriate environmental safeguards which will allow kiwifruit and other growers to use Hi-Cane responsibly,” Ms Simmonds says. Hi-Cane enables plants to bloom in adverse conditions to save harvests which would otherwise be lost. There are currentl


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