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Kiwifruit's new gold

Gold kiwifruit continues to dominate fruit exports in an otherwise challenging market, according to recent Stats NZ figures.

Going nuts in Northland

That old saying about peanuts and monkeys may be turned on its head in Northland, where a government-backed project has…

Digging the dirt on avocados

Finding what common soil characteristics define a high-yielding avocado orchard could help increase production by creating a benchmark for growers. Delwyn…

Hort sector jumps on regen train

Two of New Zealand’s largest horticultural businesses – T&G Global and Zespri – are teaming up with science organisation Plant…

National

Christmas cheery on top!

What started off as a hobby in the Hawke's Bay is a now successful business where the main market for…

Opinion

Agribusiness

Italian innovation helps Zespri

Italian kiwifruit packhouses' experience in dealing with COVID-19 has helped New Zealand to fast-track innovation in its own packhouses to…

Management

FePs at a glance

Farm Environment Plans (FEPs) are now recognised in legislation as a way for growers to assess their environmental risks, act where required and demonstrate progress on environmental objectives.

Farm Health

Mineral offers many benefits

Gypsum is a highly available calcium source that provides immediately available sulphate sulphur, according to Lindsay Head - an independent…

Machinery & Products

Electric power for the orchard

While the auto industry seems to be galloping into electrification, the agricultural sector seems to be a little more reserved…

Yamaha invests in hort hi-tech

Yamaha is made up of two separate companies - Yamaha Corporation, famed for musical and electronic products, and the Yamaha…

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The Hound

Woof, woof!

OPINION: This old mutt has been pointing out forever just what a dog with fleas - as both a business…

DJ friends?

OPINION: Your canine crusader wants to know just what drugs the politicians and bureaucrats are on in Wellington.

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