Thursday, 07 November 2019 11:50

Labour pains ahead for industry

Asparagus picking is hard work and so is finding workers to do it.

Published in General News
Monday, 16 September 2019 09:40

Automation answer to labour issues

More automated asparagus harvesting now in progress is expected to address the industry’s seasonal labour bottleneck.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 08:25

World reopens for NZ asparagus

An asparagus breeder sees scope for the industry making a “tremendous breakthrough” via the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 December 2015 14:55

Summer delicacy takes a lot of work

Asparagus on supermarket shelves usually points to summer being just around the corner

Published in Management
Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00

Art of asparagus

Horowhenua artist Jill Brandon was among many local artists who recently exhibited their works in what could be termed an ‘agricultural space’.

Published in General News
Friday, 11 October 2013 16:19

Dairy man jumps on asparagus bandwagon

THIRTY FIVE years ago Geoff Lewis left his parent’s small dairy farm to seek his fortune in the sheep and cattle industry.

Published in Agribusiness

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