News

BMSB found and contained

In late November 26 brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) were found in Oamaru, in a box of imported shoes.

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New biosecurity documents online

The biosecurity plan for the next three years has been uploaded onto the website. Biosecurity strategy 2018-21 summarises the strategy that Summerfruit NZ is currently implementing to protect our industry...

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NZ market weekly update

Here's the link to this week's update:

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A reminder for growers exporting to Thailand

Please remember that when submitting fruit for export to Thailand, under this industry management programme growers need to ensure that this grower declaration form has been completed, signed and forwarded...

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Climate summary tools revamped

Great news for growers – the weather information on the portal has been revamped with loads new interactive tools and features now available, and is the latest release from HortPlus.

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November Summerfruit magazine out

The November issue of Summerfruit features a stunning cover photo of a bee pollinating peach blossom taken by our very own in-house photographer and chief executive, Marie Dawkins.

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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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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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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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