Notice Type
General Section
Notice Title

Arable Crops Levy

Pursuant to section 4 of the Commodity Levies (Arable Crops) Order 2012 (“Order”), a levy has been imposed on, and shall be payable by, the producers of any arable commodity grown in New Zealand.

In accordance with section 13 of the Order, the Foundation for Arable Research Incorporated has determined the levy rates for 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017 are set as follows:

  • Herbage and amenity seed – 0.9% of sale value.
  • All other grain and seed crops (cereals, pulses etc) – 0.9% of sale value.
  • Open pollinated vegetable seed crops – 0.9% of sale value.
  • Hybrid vegetable seed crops – 0.6% of sale value.
  • Onion seed crops will be zero rated.

Dated this 13th day of September 2016.

N. PYKE, Chief Executive, Foundation for Arable Research Incorporated.

Contact Details: Foundation for Arable Research Incorporated, PO Box 23133, Templeton 8445.