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Annual Report 2020

18th June 2020

Horticulture New Zealand annual report 2020

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11th September 2017

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11th September 2017

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Annual Report 2017

11th September 2017

Horticulture New Zealand annual report 2017

Wairarapa Pea Weevil Eradicated

19th February 2020, Biosecurity

Biosecurity New Zealand are confident they have eradicated pea weevil from the Wairarapa. Minister O’Connor said after two complete seasons of no new finds, Biosecurity New Zealand is confident that there are no pea weevils remaining in Wairarapa, and so New Zealand.“To our knowledge, this is the first time a...

Preparing an on farm biosecurity plan

15th May 2020, Biosecurity

Growers are an essential part of the post-border biosecurity system. HortNZ has produced a booklet which contains guidance to help you minimise the risk of biosecurity threats to your farm or orchard.

New vegetable specific biosecurity manuals

23rd June 2020, Biosecurity

New vegetable growers’ on-farm biosecurity manuals have been published for both outdoor crops, and covered crops. These manuals have been developed specifically for the New Zealand vegetable sector, offering guidance for both cropping systems, with assistance from the Sustainable Food and Fibres Fund.

Tomato red spider mite – response stand-up

22nd July 2020, Biosecurity

Two populations of the tomato red spider mite (Tetranychus evansi) were found on nightshade plants near Auckland Airport and in Pakuranga as part of routine surveillance several weeks ago.

Freshwater update following Government decisions

9th June 2020, Natural Resources

The Government has announced its decisions around freshwater management. In summary, HortNZ welcomes the pragmatic approach that the Government has decided to take to achieving the freshwater quality improvements we all want. What follows is a summary of the Government’s decisions.