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Robotic asparagus harvester project

During the 2019 NZAC AGM, following a presentation by Professor Mike Duke and Dr Shen Hin Lin from the University of Waikato, growers endorsed support of a robotic asparagus harvester proof of concept project being progressed further. Read more about this project on Rural News by clicking HERE.

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NZAC 2019 AGM, Technical Presentations & Dinner

The 2019 NZAC AGM will be held in Hamilton on 31st July 2019 at The Bank Bar & Brasserie, 117 Victoria Street, Hamilton starting at 4.15pm sharp. This year we are pleased to have presentations on: Automated Asparagus Harvester Proof of Concept Project – Professor Mike Duke & Dr Shen Hin Lim, University of Waikato […]

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NZAC Survey

April 2019: The New Zealand Asparagus Council (NZAC) are reviewing our activities so we can best support the industry.   We are requesting all asparagus growers and associated to help with identifying the key topics you would like the council to undertake by completing a short survey.   The survey will take no more than five minutes […]

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Commodity Referendum Results

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.  

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