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.
New Zealand Asparagus Council, Annual General Meeting, 12 July 2017 at 1.00pm ASB Baypark Arena, Mt Maunganui AGENDA Welcome 2. Apologies Notice of Items of General Business Minutes of the previous AGM Matters Arising Chairman’s report Finance Annual Accounts Year End 31 March 2016 Remit & Levy Budget 2016/2017 Appointment of Auditor Appointment of Officers Chairman […]
NZAC AGM and Horticulture Conference – 2017 New Zealand Asparagus Council invites you to attend the 2017 New Zealand Asparagus Council (NZAC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Horticulture Conference on Wednesday 12 – 14 July being held at the ASB Baypark, Mt Maunganui. The Horticulture Conference is a showcase for the entire industry. More than […]
The dedication and contribution to industry of Levin asparagus grower Geoff Lewis was acknowledged at the Horticulture Conference Awards Dinner on Thursday 4 August. Geoff was awarded Life Membership of Horticulture New Zealand. The Life Membership of Horticulture NZ is awarded to persons that have provided distinguished and honourable services to Horticulture NZ and continues for […]
This year the NZAC conference will be held directly after the AGM. Hosted by the Hawke’s Bay Assocation, this year’s event will be held at East Pier Hotel. We have an interesting lineup of speakers including MPI representatives, and Angela Halliday from HortNZ who will talk about her recent survey into the current and future […]
THE 2016 AGM OF THE NEW ZEALAND ASPARAGUS COUNCIL is being held 10am Friday 12 August 2016 Venue: East Pier Hotel, 50 Nelson Quay, Ahuriri, Napier. For more information please contact Eve Williams on 04 470 5668 or Eve.Williams@hortnz.co.nz