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The Organic Products Bill has passed its first reading with full support from all political parties.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 09:10

New law to give bite to organics

Legislation aimed at tightening up the rules and laws on organic products has drawn widespread support from the organic sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 07:00

Food for thought

The Hound reckons the Greenies and tree huggers are not going to be too happy about recent reports that indicate organic produce is not necessarily better for the environment.

Published in The Hound
Saturday, 08 August 2015 07:16

Managing Nitrogen

At the recent Organic and Biodynamic Winegrowing Conference, Dr Charles Merfield from BHU Future Farming Centre, described nitrogen as “the joker in the pack” of 92 elements.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 August 2015 07:10

Controlling Botrytis Organically

It is hard to quantify just how much botrytis infection costs the New Zealand wine industry. Needless to say, it is substantial, which makes controlling it a priority of on-going research.

Published in General News
Thursday, 06 August 2015 08:50

Our Place In Global Organics

Just where in the world does New Zealand wine stand organically? As Organic Winegrowing New Zealand (OWNZ) heads towards their target of 20 percent of the country’s vineyards being organically certified by 2020, how much do we need to grow?

Published in General News
Monday, 25 May 2015 14:56

Organic Focus Review

To go organic, what should I do first? Is it possible on every vineyard? What does it cost? What will happen to my yields?

Published in Industry
Friday, 08 May 2015 10:58

Anchor rolls-out organic milk

Anchor is aiming to make organic milk more accessible to New Zealanders, with a campaign to launch their organic milk nationwide this month.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 10:17

Can we trust organic?

Consumers need to know they can trust food labels, but according to the Soil and Health Association, some producers are misusing the word 'organic'.

Published in General News

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