Friday, 13 September 2019 11:37

Scheme a benefit all round

The worker scheme known as Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) last year benefitted the Pacific Islands by at least $50 million, says Horticulture New Zealand (HNZ).

Published in General News
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
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 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
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 10:23

Vertical farming not a threat

Vertical farming will not replace traditional fruit and vegetable growing in New Zealand, reveals research released today.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 November 2018 12:47

Arrogant twit

Your old mate is unsurprised at how much arrogance is taking over Government MPs – after only one year in power.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 09:52

Buffer zones essential – HortNZ

Setbacks or buffer strips between growing land and housing subdivisions are essential in any council plans and must be enforced, says Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) chief executive Mike Chapman.

Published in General News
Page 1 of 5

» The RNG Weather Report

» Latest Print Issues Online

The Hound

Told ya!

OPINION: As pointed out in this column a while back, a new special agricultural trade envoy (SATE) has now been appointed…

How come?

OPINION: This old mutt is somewhat conflicted over the $3 billion Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) overseen by the king of pork…

 

» Connect with Rural News