Potatoes New Zealand meeting on the benefits of IPM: Big savings by reducing insecticide use.
mei 04, 2023By adopting integrated pest management (IPM) practices growers are not on their own, Australian entomologist, Dr Paul Horne, told Pukekohe potato growers at a Potatoes New Zealand research update breakfast meeting in late March.
Chris Claridge resigns as CEO of Potatoes New Zealand
februari 13, 2023Potatoes New Zealand has announced the resignation of its chief executive, Chris Claridge. He has been in the role for a total of seven years, since 2015.
Potatoes New Zealand: Frozen Potatoes Trade Report September 2022
september 30, 2022Exports of frozen fries from Belgium and the Netherlands to New Zealand have more than doubled in the quarter ending July 2022. These exports will be arriving presently, given shipping lead-times.
World's largest potato? No, not a potato at all!
maart 17, 2022When is a potato not a potato? When it's a tuber of a gourd, according to Guinness World Records. A New Zealand couple who believed they had dug up the world's largest potato in the garden of their small farm near Hamilton
Pukekawa (NZ) trials to control the Potato Tuber Moth
maart 14, 2021Two trials in Pukekawa, New Zealand, are showing some early promise for potato growers when it comes to greater control of the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (PTM).
Potatoes from plot to plate: how to grow the perfect spuds in your New Zealand backyard
september 17, 2020While in the Northern hemisphere we are harvesting potatoes and getting ready for winter, this is not the case in the Southern hemisphere. This article offers tips on how to grow potatoes in your New Zealand backyard.
Potatoes NZ request Emergency Measures to ban EU imports
mei 29, 2020Potatoes New Zealand is asking the New Zealand government to give urgent consideration to imposing short-term measures limiting the importation into New Zealand of heavily discounted frozen potato chips to avoid a food security threat.
As COVID-19 decimates job numbers, NZ potato industry can't hire fast enough
april 01, 2020Farmers are among New Zealand's essential workers, so farms and fields are remaining busy keeping food on Kiwis' plates. And despite panic-buying, there is no shortage. New Zealand could survive on potatoes alone.
Tolsma-Grisnich builds new potato storage facility in New Zealand
maart 13, 2020Dutch potato storage specialist Tolsma-Grisnich has built a new storage facility for The Rakaia Hub Ltd in New Zealand.
Maara kai - reinvigorating Maori Food Sovereignty through potatoes in New Zealand
augustus 26, 2019As we wound our way down to Port Levy, New Zealand, although only an hour from Christchurch city, it felt a world away. The turquoise waters of the harbour as still as glass, under the mid-afternoon Winter sun.