Grower Submission Guide
Please note that submissions have now closed. A full list of submissions can be found here under Application Documents.
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has recommended that Hydrogen Cyanamide (Hi-Cane) be banned and phased out over a five-year period. During the five-year phase-out period, the EPA are recommending the following controls:
There are other recommendations like updating labelling requirements and hazard classifications.
The EPA human and environment health risk assessment found:
To find out more about what the EPA have recommended, visit the NZKGI Hi-Cane page here
Consultation is now closed. NZKGI is now looking at the use of Hi-Cane alternatives. If you have used a Hi-Cane substitute product and want to let us know your feedback on how it compares to Hi-Cane, get in touch here