Displaying items by tag: kiwifruit

Wednesday, 04 April 2012 13:51

China likely source of Psa-V

Chinese pollen is the likely source of the Psa-V disease in New Zealand's kiwifruit, say a team of Otago biochemists working with the industry to unravel the disease.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 14:43

Grower meeting hijack attempted?

THE ORGANISER of a kiwifruit growers' protest meeting met what appeared to be an orchestrated response to his initiative at Te Puke.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 14:40

Banks need to back growers

BANKS WILL need to support kiwifruit growers through a year to 18 months as they switch to Psa-V resistant varieties of gold kiwifruit, say growers representative Neil Trebilco.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 February 2012 15:41

Grower calls meeting over Zespri grievances

ANGER AT Zespri marketing mistakes and Government responses to the Psa-V crisis reached boiling point last week with a grower-organised meeting at the Te Puke hall on Friday.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 14:51

Unity call from growers’ leader

'UNITED WE stand' will be Neil Trebilco's theme as he takes on the daunting task of heading an industry group facing crisis. The Katikati grower was elected president of NZ Kiwifruit Growers Inc in December, taking over from Peter Ombler.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 December 2011 10:38

Call for rigour and expanded biosecurity review

FEDERATED FARMERS says it hopes to see “some rigour” applied to the Minister for Primary Industries’ independent review of kiwifruit pollen import rules and processes.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 15:30

Pastoral outlook positive, kiwifruit less so

ABOVE AVERAGE production and prices bode well for pastoral agriculture in 2011/12, says MAF on releasing its half year update of its annual Situation and Outlook for New Zealand Agriculture and Forestry (SONZAF) report.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 December 2011 11:23

Kiwifruit merger vote

THE PROPOSED merger between kiwifruit companies Satara and Seeka will be voted on by Satara shareholders this week.

Published in General News
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