Hawkes Bay contestants gather before the competition. From left: Tom Dalziel, Ryan Gittings, Lincoln Thomson, Luke Scragg, Wade Miller, Lisa Arnold, Anthony Taueki and Philip Siagia.
Horticulture NZ’s Board is asking growers to vote to renew the levy funding that keeps the organisation going, with voting papers going out on 2 July.
Plant & Food Research's Claire Scofield has won the 2018 Mack Nicol Award for Commitment to Excellence.
Growers will no doubt have heard this week that MPI is taking precautionary action from potential biosecurity risk by ordering the seizure of plant material at apple and summerfruit nurseries...
Following conference there has been a renewed interest in testing brown rot infected fruit and wood.
A number of our wonderful presenters are allowing us to publish their presentations online. It will take a wee while to get all these files ready and uploaded but as...
Summerfruit NZ's annual report for the year ended 31 August 2017 was released at the conference in Napier.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has released a report Investment opportunities in the New Zealand cherry industry.
If you haven't given much thought to what an invasion of the brown marmorated stinkbug (BMSB) might mean to New Zealand, Kathryn Schulz's article in the New Yorker magazine will...
An NZIER report has made a case for introducing Samurai wasps to deal with brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB), should they become established in New Zealand.