The Hound notes that one of the country’s poorest financially performing state-owned enterprises – the Government farming entity Landcorp (or…
The world avocado market is worth at least $9 billion globally and NZ Avocado is confident supply is increasing, but demand is increasing even more, says chief executive Jen Scoular.
New regulatory changes are forcing some horticulture and dairy farmers to look at a new crop – hemp.
Two big questions exist surrounding the Government's consultations on land use and freshwater quality, explains HortNZ chief executive Mike Chapman.
A levy will help modernise the $35 million strawberry industry, says Michael Ahern, executive manager of Strawberry Growers NZ Inc.
“I always reckoned you could make a living off 10 acres,” says Canterbury saffron grower Geoff Slater.
Twelve hectares of cherry trees planted in September at Mt Pisa Station, Central Otago complete the first stage of a $15.5 million cherry project by the horticultural investment firm Hortinvest.
Horticulture's export revenue growth is likely to be about 10% in the current financial year – not the 3.8% forecast by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
HortNZ says the Government is moving in the right direction with its increase in recognised seasonal employers (RSE) workers.
Horticulture is a great career to investigate for young people deciding on their future, says 2019 Young Grower of the Year, Jono Sutton (26).