Displaying items by tag: horticulture

Horticulture is “on the boom,” says Freshco director John Mangan.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 13:22

Milestone for Ahuwhenua

Next month will see the first finalists competing for the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy in horticulture announced at Parliament.

Published in General News

A diverse group of young fruit growers have stepped up to compete for the 2020 Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower competition.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 11:05

Ag Minister praises Horticultural Export Authority

“Spectacular” – that’s how Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor describes the work of the Horticultural Export Authority.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 December 2019 10:23

Two from two for Simon Gourley

First he was the Central Otago representative at this year’s Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year. Then he was the National winner. Now Simon Gourley is New Zealand’s Young Horticulturist of the year.

Published in Profiles
Thursday, 05 December 2019 09:55

The new green gold?

The world avocado market is worth at least $9 billion globally and NZ Avocado is confident supply is increasing, but demand is increasing even more, says chief executive Jen Scoular.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 13:55

Hemp growers aiming high

New regulatory changes are forcing some horticulture and dairy farmers to look at a new crop – hemp.

Published in General News

Two big questions exist surrounding the Government's consultations on land use and freshwater quality, explains HortNZ chief executive Mike Chapman.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 11 November 2019 09:54

Strawberry growers back sector levy

A levy will help modernise the $35 million strawberry industry, says Michael Ahern, executive manager of Strawberry Growers NZ Inc.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 November 2019 09:51

He’s just mad about saffron

“I always reckoned you could make a living off 10 acres,” says Canterbury saffron grower Geoff Slater.

Published in General News
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