NZFGA NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES

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22-08-2017

PMAC and GERMAC

Andy Warren reflects on the importance of cut flower industry involvement and what have been the benefits of nearly 20 years 'sitting at the table' with key agency staff

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22-08-2017

Northern Notes

A regional feedback session with some of our Northern flower growers to see what's happening 'out and about' around the regions

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22-08-2017

Southern Regional Round Up

Growers report on the season so far from a South Island perspective, and it will be no surprise that there is a

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22-08-2017

Kelp Help

They say the 'secret's in the seaweed' and Australian company Natrakelp harvest bull kelp off the coast of Tasmania, and turn it into some interesting horticultural products. Chris Smellie, NZFGA secretary provides a product review for growers

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22-08-2017

Advocacy Views

NZFGA Executive member Richard Mangin shares his views on the state of play when it comes to Cut Flower Industry Advocacy matters

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22-08-2017

NZFGA Decision Time

The Flower Growers Association has reached a crossroads. Three possible pathways to the future are being explored. But one thing is for certain. The status quo is not one of the options!

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22-08-2017

Flowers for Dad

Not traditionally thought of as a key marketing opportunity for cut flowers and plants, some overseas trends point to a missed opportunity for local growers

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08-08-2017

Sign-up as a Citizen Scientist to support ag biosecurity

Western Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (Agriculture and Food) is encouraging consumer participation in National Science Week, hosting the second annual 'Pantry Blitz'.

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03-08-2017

Mark Blue Scholarship winners' story

The Produce Marketing Association Australia-New Zealand reports that Adam Goldwater, the 2016 Mark Blue Scholarship recipient, recently returned from two weeks in California, attending the Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course run by the University of California, Davis.

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02-08-2017

Sustainable Farming Fund applications open

Applications to the Ministry for Primary Industries' Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) are now open, with $7 million available for applied research projects led by the primary sector that help boost rural communities, NZ’s economy and the sustainability of its environment.

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