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Wednesday, 15 January 2020 11:18

Retail kiwifruit prices hit all-time high

If you think you paid too much for kiwifruit last Christmas, you aren’t wrong!

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Thursday, 12 September 2019 11:55

Fight lost to keep potato disease out

The fight to wipe out a potato disease from New Zealand has been lost.

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It's easy to see what the small central North Island town of Ohakune is famous for. On the outskirts of the town is a huge carrot and a children's play area based on this popular vegetable.

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Thursday, 24 January 2019 14:28

Potato sector looking chipper

The opportunities for the potato industry lie in a planned series of sustainable developments, says Potatoes NZ chief executive Chris Claridge.

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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 08:55

Potato virus here to stay

The decision to keep the potato mop top virus in New Zealand may be better for the industry.

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Thursday, 25 October 2018 11:55

Chips for spuds

Biosecurity New Zealand is working with Potatoes NZ to respond to a detection of potato mop-top virus (PMTV) in potato tubers in Canterbury.

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Monday, 24 September 2018 08:53

Potato virus triggers investigation

A potato virus has been found in Canterbury.

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Wednesday, 25 October 2017 09:55

Lower carbs and calories spuds

Three years ago fruit and vegetable trader T&G told Pukekohe growers about a potato with lower carbs and fewer calories, called Lotatoes.

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Wednesday, 02 August 2017 10:55

Potato blight problem solved - researcher

'The potato problem is solved' is the bold claim of a Canterbury researcher who believes the industry can be transformed by simply growing potatoes under finely perforated plastic mesh covers.

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Tuesday, 21 June 2016 14:27

‘TPP’ is hurting tomato trade

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed a decision by the Environmental Protection Authority to allow the release of the bug Tamarixia.

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