Wednesday, 22 May 2019 08:35

Super-fruit punching above its weight

New Zealand blackcurrants have been found by the University of Auckland to have high levels of a key nutrient that can support the brains of ageing humans.

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Wednesday, 22 May 2019 08:03

Weather impacts fruit crop

Horticultural produce company Seeka has indicated lower than expected kiwifruit volumes across Australia and New Zealand.

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Monday, 20 May 2019 10:57

Northland is going bananas

Could bananas be the next big thing in New Zealand?

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 May 2019 11:28

Consumer demand drives growth in salads

Salad is having its day in the market, says LeaderBrand.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 May 2019 11:20

Successful salad story

Ready-to-eat salads are proving a hit with the leading horticultural producer LeaderBrand Produce Ltd.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:12

Is robotic harvesting the future?

Ngāi Tahu Farming is trialling two different trellis systems installed with an eye to eventual robotic harvesting.

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Ngāi Tahu Farming’s plans to diversify into horticulture are surging ahead on the strength of excellent results from a trial orchard near Culverden, North Canterbury.

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Wednesday, 08 May 2019 09:02

Hort boosts farm syndicate’s result

An aggregate 10% cash return during 2018-19 is shown in the first full year financial results of MyFarm’s horticultural and commercial rural property syndicates.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:22

Big hort conference agenda

The programme for Hort Connections 2019 has been released for the 3200 people expected at the ‘Growing our food future’ conference in Australia in late June.

Published in General News
Friday, 15 March 2019 10:31

High-tech spraying for orchards

FMR Group has turned its attention to the orchard industry with its new O-Series.

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