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People, climate, water and sustainability are top of the list for Horticulture NZ’s strategy refresh due to be signed off by its board this week.
Horticulture's export revenue growth is likely to be about 10% in the current financial year – not the 3.8% forecast by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
HortNZ says the Government is moving in the right direction with its increase in recognised seasonal employers (RSE) workers.
The worker scheme known as Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) last year benefitted the Pacific Islands by at least $50 million, says Horticulture New Zealand (HNZ).
New technologies on the horizon were the focus of the recent Horticulture Conference 2019, says HortNZ chief executive Mike Chapman.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is unapologetic in the face of criticism by Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) that it needs to speed up its approval of crop protection products.
Horticulture NZ says that the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill needs to be amended to include all the Paris Agreement, including safeguarding food production.
Technology to help fruit and vegetable growers now and in the future will be demonstrated at the Horticulture Conference in Hamilton later this month.
The lesson out of the drought this year is that water storage is critical for the prosperity of New Zealand pastoral farms or fruit and vegetable businesses, says Horticulture NZ chief executive Mike Chapman.
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