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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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NZAC February-March 2020 Update

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.

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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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New Zealand Asparagus Council 2017 AGM Agenda

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 […]

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