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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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Horticulture New Zealand Life Membership awarded to Asparagus Grower Geoff Lewis

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 […]

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2016 Asparagus Council Conference

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 […]

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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

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