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June 2021 update

In our latest update we provide information on: NZAC 2021 AGM & presentations Friday 9th JulyLast day to get the early rate for Horticulture Conference 5-6 AugustTransport survey Download our newsletter here.

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2021 NZAC AGM & conference day

The 2021 NZAC AGM will be held in Napier on Friday 9th July 2021 at The Hawke’s Bay Club, Cnr Marine Parade and Browning Street, starting at 4.30pm sharp. The day will begin with a field trip focusing on the use of automation and technology in horticulture in the morning (commencing at 10.30am in Hastings). This […]

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May 2021 update

In this newsletter we include information on: 2021 AGM & Conference – 9th JulyAutomated harvester projectOther conferencesFarm environment plansAsparagus news items of interest Download our latest newsletter here.

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April 2021 update

Our April 2021 newsletter includes: Summary of last seasonUpdate on the robotic harvest project opportunityReview of 2020 asparagus promotions campaignSave the date Friday 9th July for NZAC Conference & AGM in Hawkes BayOther news Download our latest newsletter here.

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December 2020 update

Our December newsletter includes an update on 5+A Day asparagus promotions for the season, an update on the asparagus harvester project and proposed meeting in mid January, and various news items. The next Executive meeting will be held on 15th February 2021 in Cambridge. Download the newsletter here.

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October 2020 update

In our October newsletter we update on: The season;Promotion;Robotic harvester project;Upcoming workshops & meetings;RSE videos and SSE visas;Climate maps;Find-a-pest. Download the newsletter by clicking here.

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August update

In our August NZAC update we provide information on: Covid-19 informationFarm environment plan workshop & AGM feedbackRobotic harvester projectLabourHortNZ director elections & AGM If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact us.

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Vegetable Growers Biosecurity Manual

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. […]

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