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, 25 October 2018 11:55

Chips for spuds

Biosecurity New Zealand is working with Potatoes NZ to respond to a detection of potato mop-top virus (PMTV) in potato tubers in Canterbury.

Published in General News
Monday, 24 September 2018 08:53

Potato virus triggers investigation

A potato virus has been found in Canterbury.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 09:55

Lower carbs and calories spuds

Three years ago fruit and vegetable trader T&G told Pukekohe growers about a potato with lower carbs and fewer calories, called Lotatoes.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 10:55

Potato blight problem solved - researcher

'The potato problem is solved' is the bold claim of a Canterbury researcher who believes the industry can be transformed by simply growing potatoes under finely perforated plastic mesh covers.

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
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 17:38

Tomatoes, spuds down, lamb up

Food prices fell 0.5% in May 2016, following a 0.3% rise in April, Statistics New Zealand says.

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

From infant powder to spuds

Chris Claridge loves his potatoes.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 10:34

Cadmium-resistant potatoes for NZ growers

A new line of cadmium-resistant potatoes could give New Zealand potato growers a marketing edge.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 09:50

New Zealand potatoes bound for Vietnam

Fresh potatoes from New Zealand have been approved for export to Vietnam, providing a new export opportunity for growers.

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