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Farmers facing the industry's lowest milk price in years will this month hear lessons learnt by the kiwifruit industry when Psa struck in 2010.
At a forestry event last year a speaker talking about forest owners' spending on science asked, "How much does the kiwifruit industry commit to research?"
A new China strategy that will treble staff there, push into new markets and investigate growing kiwifruit in China has been launched by Zespri.
From the digestive system to immunity and metabolic health, an increasing body of research demonstrates how beneficial kiwifruit is for human health, Zespri says.
Nikki Johnson will move from the citrus industry to kiwifruit when she takes over as chief executive New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc (NZKGI) in April.
Zespri will be the Primary Regional Partner for Surf Life Saving New Zealand in Bay of Plenty, Coromandel and Gisborne, offering free lifesaving training for local lifeguards.
The kiwifruit industry has seen a resurgence of vine-killing disease Psa-V this year, but still expects a bumper crop.
Zespri says the TPP could save over $1000 for every hectare of kiwifruit grown in New Zealand if potential tariff relief was passed on to growers.
Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries author Jarred Mair got a big surprise while preparing the report.