Jono Sutton has won the Nelson Young Fruitgrower of the Year for 2019.
The great women speakers at Our Food Future, the Horticulture Conference 2019 will offer delegates a wide range of critical perspectives on horticulture, now and in the future.
Sam Tietjen has won the Gisborne-Tairāwhiti Young Fruitgrower of the Year for 2019.
Horticulture New Zealand supports a unified primary sector response to climate change.
Horticulture New Zealand says the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) needs to speed up its approval of crop protection products, particularly those that are the most environmentally friendly.
The Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) scheme benefited the Pacific Islands by more than $50 million last year while at the same time, helping New Zealand’s horticulture industry to keep up with production.
Horticulture New Zealand supports the Government’s review of the Resource Management Act (RMA), noting that time delays and complexity are defeating the purpose of the RMA.
Horticulture New Zealand says that the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill needs to be amended to include all the Paris Agreement, including safeguarding food production.
Horticulture New Zealand welcomes the Government giving industries including horticulture more of a say in vocational education.
Horticulture's Bledisloe Cup for 2019 has been won by Gisborne horticulture leader, Bill Thorpe (pictured here with his wife Margaret).