The Hound, like everyone else in New Zealand, was shocked and stunned by the senseless shootings in Christchurch last month.
An increased focus on exports for New Zealand tomatoes could see the sector double its 2014 value by 2020.
Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed a decision by the Environmental Protection Authority to allow the release of the bug Tamarixia.
New Zealand retailers are being reminded to clearly label their irradiated tomatoes as the season’s first shipment arrives from Australia this week.
LARGE VOLUMES of unlabelled irradiated Australian tomatoes are hitting local shelves, says Tomatoes New Zealand.
MARK AND Devon Slee, national winners of the 2014 Ballance Farm Environment Awards, will make outstanding ambassadors for New Zealand agriculture, says Federated Farmers president Bruce Wills.