A new on-farm biosecurity manual has been printed with copies posted to all asparagus growers. The manual contains easy-to-follow information about good biosecurity practices, checklists and industry case studies. The manuals have been produced in collaboration with the vegetable sector product groups and with support from a Sustainable Food & Fibre Futures grant through MPI. […]
Click here to read the October 2018 Update Click here for the Draft Strategy Document. If you have any questions, comments or feedback on the content of this update, please contact Karen Orr: Karen.Orr@hortnz.co.nz and 04 494 9984
Click here for the December 2017 NZAC Update. If you would like this posted to you please contact Eve.
The results of the Commodity Referendum are: 39 voting papers sent out 2 advised no longer growing 15 votes received 9 votes FOR 6 votes AGAINST 301 hectares FOR 25 hectares AGAINST. We will now complete the application to the Ministry for Primary Industries for the Commodity Levy. Thank you for your responses.
If your 2016 levies were paid up you should have received voting papers for the Commodity Levy in the post. These are due back with the returning officer by 5pm Thursday 9 November so make sure you get them in. If you have not received your voting papers and you believe you should have, please […]
Invoices and declarations for the 2017 and final year of the current commodity levy order which commenced in 2012 have been posted and should be with you soon. These are due by 30 November 2017, with final date of payment of 28 February 2018. If you pay your invoice by direct credit, please remember to […]
Click here to read the October 2017 update of NZAC Activity. If you have not received this by Email, and would like to, please contact Eve to update your email address.
The asparagus growing video has been featured on the vegetables.co.nz facebook page which reaches over 13,000 people. Click here to view the post and watch the video, featuring Leaderbrand’s Gordon McPhail.
Click here to read the September 2017 Update on the New Zealand Asparagus Council.
The SGM held in Hamilton on 9 August 2017 was followed by a productive discussion around the future of NZAC and how it can operate to be dynamic, useful and engaging for its membership. The Commodity Levy Order expires in 2018 and we are due to reapply for a new Commodity Levy. How can we […]