Controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburbs of Devonport and Otara are being lifted after no further fruit flies have been found there.
The granulate ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus crassiusculus – a new to New Zealand ambrosia beetle, has been found in Auckland during high risk site surveillance.
The guide to our conference sponsorship and exhibition opportunities has just been published.
The end of season is going out on a high with good quality late fruit still available and plenty of plums around for preserving.
Fact sheets on summerfruit’s most unwanted pests and diseases are now available on the website in the Biosecurity section here.
Phil Collins wasn’t the only star in Hawkes Bay last week. The new apricot varieties – Nzsummer2 and Nzsummer3 attracted a good crowd of growers and other industry participants at...
Offshore Pre-shipment Inspection (OPI) will be finishing early this season due to a significant reduction in the amount of product being presented for inspection to the Australian market.
Following notification from Myanmar’s National Plant Protection Organisation allowing access to New Zealand fresh cherries (Prunus avium) at the end of last year, MPI has now updated and published the...
Every year Horticulture New Zealand offers scholarships that are open to New Zealand students and trainees who have a special interest in the fruit or vegetable industry and are undergoing...
Summerfruit's most unwanted pests and diseases feature on a poster recently sent out to help people identify these nasties that lurk beyond New Zealand's borders.