Canterbury Farm Environment Plan workshops for fruit and vegetables

10 Mar 2020

Lincoln: 

Workshop 1:   2 - 4pm, Tuesday 17 March
Workshop 2:   2 - 4pm, Monday 30 March
Where:  Lincoln Events Centre

Ashburton: 

Workshop 1:   6 - 8pm, Tuesday 17 March
Workshop 2:   6 - 8pm, Monday 30 March
Where:  Hotel Ashburton

Timaru: 

Workshop 1:   4 - 6pm, Wednesday 18 March
Workshop 2:   4 - 6pm, Tuesday 31 March
Where:  Southern Trust Events Centre

HortNZ is offering two workshops on Farm Environment Plans (FEPs) in three locations across Canterbury, mid to late March 2020. The workshops are open to all commercial vegetable and fruit growers. 

It will step you through requirements under the New Zealand Good Agricultural Practice (NZGAP) Environmental Management System (EMS).  The EMS add-on is available to all NZGAP and GLOBALG.A.P certified growers.  It includes extra requirements to meet New Zealand regulatory requirements. For more info on the EMS add-on, click here.

Workshop 1 will cover farm mapping, and erosion and sediment control.  Workshop 2 will cover nutrient and water management, biodiversity and mahinga kai.  You can register for both workshops in your area in the same transaction.

Click here for full workshop info. Workshops cost $200 per business per workshop (more than one person can attend) and are free for consultants and ECan staff.

Click here to register for the workshops.

If you have any questions, please contact Ailsa Robertson or NZGAP.