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Nzsummer series apricots now available to order

Secure your Nzsummer series budwood today, ready for tree planting in winter 2020

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NZ market reporter vacancy at Summerfruit NZ

Summerfruit NZ is looking for a talented and enthusiastic person to fill the NZ market reporter vacancy.

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Food Act workshops

If you make or sell food, your business may need to apply for Food Act registration by 30 November 2018.

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Export inspection pads

This season we will be reprinting the Summerfruit Export Inspection Record Sheets to reflect the change in sample size for the Korean market.

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Phytosanitary inspector training course in Alexandra

This one day training course is being held in Alexandra on Wednesday, 5 December and is aimed at inspectors, although system administrators and packhouse managers may also find it useful.

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Export registration now open

Growers, packhouses and exporters can register for export via the secure portal’s online registration system, until 31 October.

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Judicial review into MPI directive

Summerfruit NZ is looking closely at Justice Cooke's judgment from the judicial review into the MPI directive regarding plant material, released on 23 August.

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Registration with Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety for packhouses

Packhouses may remember that two years ago they were required to register with the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety. This registration must be renewed every two years.

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Update on Iprodione (Rovral) withdrawal

Last year a European Union decision was taken to withdraw authorisation for plant protection products containing Iprodione as an active ingredient.

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Summerfruit NZ Board Director honoured

Congratulations to Earnscy Weaver who has been made a Life Member of Horticulture New Zealand. The award was made at the conference gala dinner held in Christchurch during the Hort...

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