Citrus canker – a serious disease of citrus – has been detected in a retail nursery in the Northern Territory.Read More »
New Zealand horticulture had another record breaking year in 2017. The industry was valued at $8.8 billion, up $100 million from 2016, and the total value of exports was close to $5.12 billion, up $14 million from the year before.Read More »
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With the cenebration of the first World Bee Day, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees and other pollinators or risk a sharp drop in food diversity.
For the first time in the competition’s history, there are two winners of the Young Vegetable Grower of the Year competition: Esteban Ibanez and Gurjant Singh.
The Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) reports that the current maize season is finishing much earlier than usual, largely due to the well above average Growing Degree Days in all districts.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia has confirmed the detection of citrus canker on three properties in the State’s north, linked to imported plants from the Northern Territory.