Classification change for Meteor


Meteor's reclassification results in a significant reduction in re-entry period on apple crops and the removal of an approved ‘certified handler’…

Optimising six-spotted mite control and the use of ParaMite


The six-spotted mite (SSM) Eotetranychus sexmaculatus is native to central America and is thought to have been present in New Zealand since at least…

Growers help to bring clean water and hygiene education to communities in need


Last year, we shared a story of a partnership between Grochem and Unicef NZ to support a ‘water, sanitation and hygiene in schools’ (WASH) project in…

$32,000 to support apple growing region’s hospice services


Manufacturers, distributors and customers from the apple growing regions of Tasman and Hawkes Bay came together to present donations raised for their…

Supporting our communities in their time of need


In some of the final days of saying goodbye to loved ones many of us will have seen the genuine empathy and kindness of hospice care, and understand…

What’s the answer to achieving the right balance of boron?


Boron is one of the essential trace elements that every plant relies on and is well known to be a valuable resource ensuring a plant’s healthy leaf…