Friday, 15 March 2019 10:31

High-tech spraying for orchards

FMR Group has turned its attention to the orchard industry with its new O-Series.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 09:40

Labour pains rack growers

Horticulture's biggest challenge is the lack of people prepared to work in the industry, says Ben James, the president of Hawkes Bay Fruit Growers Association.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 February 2019 13:45

Aiming to be the pick of the crop

A new horticulture recruitment and training cooperative has started in Te Puke, aiming to smooth the supply of workers to orchards.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 10:55

Rush for a slice of the cherry pie

MyFarm has bought a 96ha property in Central Otago for its first cherry development.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 December 2018 08:55

A threat to hort exports

While horticultural exports rise in value, there are concerns that this growth is being impeded by a mix of tariff and non-tariff barriers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 09:55

Great ways to grow a career

Young people wanting a diverse job and good career prospects should look into horticulture.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 08:54

More Pacific workers for NZ orchards

More labourers from the Pacific Islands are coming to work on New Zealand orchards.

Published in General News

Ross Beaton and Sally Gallagher have a simple and compelling business objective: making apple juice great again, or as they say, making the apple the hero.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 November 2018 14:55

Moving horticulture from products to brands

A huge shift has occurred in the marketing sophistication of the horticulture industry, says Plant & Food Research chief executive David Hughes.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 November 2018 12:55

New apricot’s a ‘shot in the arm’

The New Zealand apricot industry is hoping for a shot in the arm from new varieties soon to enter production.

Published in General News
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