Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) says its is thrilled that the Biosecurity (Information for Incoming Passengers) Amendment Bill was drawn from the Private Member's Ballot yesterday.
For years, as a sheep farmer Bruce Wills spent hundreds of hours with a hand-piece cleaning up daggy sheep. Now he's spending hundreds of hours with a pair of secateurs pruning grape vines.
Dean Nikora is a successful dairy farmer and former winner of the prestigious Ahuwhenua Award for the top Maori dairy farmer of the year.
The world's population seems to have lost some of the value in consuming fresh fruit and vegetables, according tor the President of United Fresh, Jerry Prendergast.
Produce company T&G Global recently announced its financial results for the year ending 31 December 2020.
Ngāi Tahu Holdings has taken a 6% stake in Rockit Global Limited the branded miniature apple company.
Industry collective Women in Horticulture (WiH) – along with the Massey Hort Society hosted – recently held a livestream event to acknowledge the vital role that women play in New Zealand’s $6 billion horticulture industry.
The feijoa season is looking bright as fine weather brings an earlier harvest than usual for the fruit.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says the promotion of fruit and vegetables is about healthy food and food security.
The labour shortage on orchards is biting into apple exports.
The Government is offering wellbeing support to fruit growers facing tough times.
The first shipment from this year’s kiwifruit harvest is on its way to two key Asian markets.
Apple grower and exporter T&G Global is turning to automation to ease labour shortage woes during the harvesting season.
Industry collective, Women in Horticulture, and the Massey Hort Society are hosting a livestream event tonight to acknowledge the vital role women play in the horticulture industry.
New Zealand’s 2021 kiwifruit harvest has kicked off with the commercial crop being picked this morning in Gisborne and more kiwifruit to be picked across New Zealand over the coming days.
A $40 million out-of-court settlement has been reached between the Government and some kiwifruit industry players over the long-running compensation case relating to the vine disease Psa.
New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI), the industry body which advocates for 2,800 growers, is encouraging its members to pitch in and donate to the most vulnerable through The Foodbank Project.
Around 20 hectares of T&G Global’s mandarin orchards in Northland have transformed to a later-season variety over the past two years – via a dose of kiwi ingenuity and clever grafting.
Last year's dry season, compounded with a dry spring, has limited the nutritional uptake from the soil for many crops, resulting in mineral deficiencies. Roots, Shoots & Fruits nutrition advisor Molly Callaghan explains
A Government-funded hemp research project into the restoration of soil in vineyards has led to a new export skincare line.
A new report estimates the gross output of Māori horticulture in New Zealand is around $220 million per year.
NZ-bred Envy apples, developed and produced by T&G Global, had a record season last year with a 23% increase in international sales.
The first apple to be commercially released from the Hot Climate Programme is receiving rave reviews from growers in Italy, France and the UK, according to horticultural company T&G.
Leading New Zealand fresh vegetable grower LeaderBrand says it is thrilled to be cementing its roots in Pukekohe, South Auckland.