Friday, 16 August 2019 07:55

Pay people better – O’Connor

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has urged growers to pay people better. 

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 10:55

Technology to the fore

New technologies on the horizon were the focus of the recent Horticulture Conference 2019, says HortNZ chief executive Mike Chapman.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 09:55

Robotics nearly upon us

Robotics has moved out of the talking stage and into the early doing stages, says the chief executive of Plant and Food Research, David Hughes.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 08:55

Man vs machine

Could robots soon replace humans in picking fruit? 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 11:55

Spray delays costly

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is unapologetic in the face of criticism by Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) that it needs to speed up its approval of crop protection products.

Published in General News

Horticulture NZ says that the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill needs to be amended to include all the Paris Agreement, including safeguarding food production.

Published in General News

Technology to help fruit and vegetable growers now and in the future will be demonstrated at the Horticulture Conference in Hamilton later this month.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 July 2019 08:55

Hort NZ an example for Australia

Horticulture NZ received high praise at an Australian horticultural conference last week.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 April 2019 13:43

More water storage needed — HortNZ

The lesson out of the drought this year is that water storage is critical for the prosperity of New Zealand pastoral farms or fruit and vegetable businesses, says Horticulture NZ chief executive Mike Chapman.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 13:27

Magical thinking

While we're on the topic of a higher minimum wage, Horticulture NZ chief Mike Chapman is a clear thinker on this, cutting through the bulldust coming out of Wellington.

Published in Milking It
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