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Marie Dawkins steps down as Summerfruit NZ’s Chief Executive

The board of Summerfruit NZ has very reluctantly accepted the resignation of our Chief Executive Marie Dawkins.Marie has been involved with Summerfruit NZ for 23 years in one form or...

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Update on the use of carbaryl for Japan

For an update on the use of Carbaryl for Japan please refer to the document Additional Information for Summerfruit Growers which can be found on the Summerfruit NZ Portal under...

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Export registration underway

Don’t forget that registration for OAPs to Japan and Western Australia close on 25 September. However, export registration for those not participating in an OAP, remains open until 31 October.

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Botrytis research key findings

In the last issue of Prunings we pulled out some of the findings relating to brown rot in summerfruit.

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Updated Korean ICPR for cherries

Korea’s conditions for cherries have been updated in the ICPR. An additional declaration has been added into the fresh fruit section of the ICPR (Section 4.1.1) to confirm that cherries...

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Commodity levy renewal consultation round 2 begins

The second round of consultation meetings on the commodity levy order renewal will begin next week.

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Commodity Levy Renewal Round 1 Consultation Outcomes

We’ve now completed the first round of consultation meetings on the commodity levy order renewal.

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NIWA's Sudden Stratospheric Warming warning

NIWA’s recent forecast for a Sudden Stratospheric Warming (SSW) event during early September brings back memories for those of us in the industry that experienced this weather phenomenon back in...

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Brown Rot, Monilinia Fruiticola, where to from here?

NIWA is predicting unsettled weather in parts of New Zealand for spring and as I write this it is still raining.

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Did you know?

A major Brown Rot report is now available on the Summerfruit NZ Portal, “Managing Pathogen Resistance in Summerfruit”, which is the result of 3 years of work by Plant and...

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