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.
The 2020 NZAC AGM will be held in Taupo on Friday 7th August 2020 at The Prince Motor Lodge, Corner of Roberts Street & Titiraupenga Street, Taupo, starting at 5pm sharp. Prior to the AGM, we are holding a one-day workshop on Farm Environment Plans for asparagus growers. The workshop is being held from 10.30am […]
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. […]
In this month’s newsletter we update on actions from a recent executive meeting; COVID-19 support; overview the promotions campaign last season; asparagus on Rural Delivery programme on 18 April; fair trading act submission survey; RSE review; labour-saving device research request. To download the newsletter click HERE.
This newsletter includes a summary on the 2019 season, information on asparagus promotions done by 5+A Day, and upcoming meeting information. Read it here.
A roundup of the season, feedback from grower visits and updates on asparagus in the media are all including in our December newsletter.
This newsletter includes an overview of the season so far in each region, updates on the robotic harvester project and promotional campaign, and information on Primary ITO’s new horticulture scholarships, plus more.
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.
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
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.