Archive For 03/17/2017

Emerging fruit crops adding to horticulture land demand

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Emerging fruit crops adding to horticulture land demand

In a week that has been overshadowed by reports of bad weather throughout NZ’s prime horticultural and agricultural land, it has been pleasing to see that demand for horticulture land is high.  Bayleys real estate company said that horticultural land is selling well with emerging fruit crops attracting newcomers. Sales prospects for New Zealand’s horticultural sector look positive…

PIC AGM Feb 2017

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PIC AGM Feb 2017

Another AGM done and dusted, this one  for the Persimmpon Industry Council held 20 February at the Emerald Hotel Gisborne.     The following day, the AGM visited the local packhouse, NZ Fruits which packs a widerange of produce, and is NZ’s largest persimmon packhouse. There was also a visit to the College Vineyards persimmon…

Persimmons are starting to colour up

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Persimmons are starting to colour up

We are starting to see orange in our persimmon orchards – the persimmon season is on its way. Everyone who is involved in exporting needs to be registered with the PIC, and for any of the export markets that require registration.

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