Grower News

Tiny wasp to combat stink bug

Horticultural industry groups, along with the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), are working together to use a tiny parasitoid wasp to combat the Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB).

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SA to lead nation’s research fight against food waste

South Australia will be home to the headquarters of a new national research centre to tackle the growing problem of food waste.

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‘Let’s protect our valuable soils’ - HortNZ

The need to protect New Zealand’s best soils for growing healthy fresh fruit and vegetables is clear in the recently released 'Our land 2018' report, says Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman.

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Getting the private sector to favour nutritious, affordable diets

With poor diets posing a greater global health risk than air pollution, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined, the private sector needs to play a stronger role in encouraging people to eat more nutritious food, according to a new policy.

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$16M effort to support Aussie veg health

Plant disease specialists from around the country are combining forces to combat some of the biggest threats to Australian vegetables through a $16M initiative, just announced.

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