Tuesday, 04 December 2018 08:55

Potato virus here to stay

The decision to keep the potato mop top virus in New Zealand may be better for the industry.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 October 2017 09:55

Vegetable shortage highlights food security

New Zealand's food security needs to be addressed by the incoming government, says Horticulture NZ’s chief executive Mike Chapman.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 11:55

Spuds rot in wet

Some Pukekohe potato growers are reporting up to 30% losses due to rot, says Potatoes NZ chief executive Chris Claridge.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 10:55

No GE – dumb!

Locking ourselves out of the world by being GE-free is “just dumb”, Potatoes New Zealand chief executive Chris Claridge says.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 12:25

Harvest goes up in smoke!

High summer in Canterbury is a busy time, with crops ripening for harvest.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 14:27

‘TPP’ is hurting tomato trade

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed a decision by the Environmental Protection Authority to allow the release of the bug Tamarixia.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 07:55

From infant powder to spuds

Chris Claridge loves his potatoes.

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