Grower News

Survey to focus on apple and pear industry

Australian apple and pear growers, pest management scouts and advisors are being encouraged to participate in a short, less-than-15-minute, survey to share their own experience and knowledge about Integrated Pest Disease Management* practices.

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ACC, Worksafe to run business seminars

ACC and WorkSafe seminars will be held throughout New Zealand to give participants updates, hear about new initiatives, listen to guest speakers and network with other businesses.

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Berry export focus blooms

The rise and rise of the Australian strawberry, raspberry and blackberry industries has seen the sectors redouble their international trade focus, with the release of a dedicated export plan to grow their global presence over the next ten years.

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CoOL Bill under further consideration

Horticulture New Zealand reports that the Parliament’s Primary Production Select Committee has released its interim report on the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill.

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Hort sector section 40 application deadline coming

With the upcoming deadline for existing businesses in the horticulture sector to register and operate under the Food Act 2014, three food safety schemes have been submitted for approval as template food control plans (under section 40 of the Act).

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