Pursuant to section 4 of the Commodity Levies (Arable Crops) Order 2018 (“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 14 of the Order, the Foundation for Arable Research Incorporated has determined the levy rates for 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019 will remain unchanged at:
- 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.
Dated this 18th day of September 2018.
A. STEWART, Chief Executive, Foundation for Arable Research Incorporated.
Contact Details: PO Box 23133, Hornby, Christchurch 8441.