Industry News

New technology addresses alternate bearing in citrus

17 September 2020

Agri Technovation has introduced new technology, the ITEST™ Carbohydrates analysis programme, to assist citrus farmers in establishing greater equilibrium between crops, resulting in increased harvest yields over time. read more

'Shaping Australia’s response to HLB'

1 September 2020

Citrus Australia published an interview with Dr Nerida Donovan, who received the Service to Industry award at the 2019 Citrus Australia Tech Forum. read more

Increase in Pacific worker numbers good for horticulture

5 November 2018

Horticulture New Zealand is pleased Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni and Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway have increased the amount of Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers who will be available for the upcoming busy fruit harvest season. read more

Pressure from other fruit in citrus ‘capital’.

15 August 2018

The flow of sweet, juicy Gisborne oranges into the supermarkets of New Zealand is well under way as this region produces more than half of the country’s crop. read more

NZ Horticulture exceeds $9.2 billion

New Zealand horticulture is well on track to meet its goal of $10 billion by 2020. The industry was valued at $9.2 billion in the year ending 30 June, 2018, up $400 million from 2017. The increase was driven by a strong growth in exports, which rose to $5.5 billion... read more