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Women In Seed Forum – May 2021

Friday, 21 May 2021, 12:07 pm | Grain and Seed Trade Assn

A recent turn out of women engaged in employment within the Seed Industry shows the future of diversity within the sector is looking good. The second NZGSTA Women in Seed Forum was held at Riccarton Park Function Centre on the 19th of May and attended ... More >>

NZ Cereal Grain Production Nearly 1million Tonnes

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 12:34 pm | Grain and Seed Trade Assn

New Zealand growers produced 994,000 tonnes of wheat, barley, oats and maize grain from 112,000 hectares in the 2020 harvest, according to new Agricultural Production data from Statistics NZ. Land under cereal grain production in NZ covers around twice ... More >>

Spring cereal sowing underway

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:37 am | Grain and Seed Trade Assn

Canterbury’s grain growers, responsible for nearly two thirds of New Zealand’s total annual grain harvest, are looking to make up lost ground this spring after poor weather stymied autumn seeding for many. More >>

Strong Export Seed Season

Friday, 7 February 2014, 10:26 am | Grain and Seed Trade Assn

Radish, carrots, ryegrass and white and red clover are just some of the high value export seed crops grown in this country every year, many of them in Canterbury, and exported to over 60 world New data sourced from Statistics New Zealand show the total ... More >>

Growers, Importers Scramble to Meet New Brassica Rules

Friday, 3 May 2013, 1:57 pm | Grain and Seed Trade Assn

A snap change to government import rules for brassica seeds has caught New Zealand producers on the hop as they prepare for sowing the high value crops. The new rules, including mandatory fungicide treatment, mean significant delays to shipments and ... More >>

High Value Harvest Underway

Friday, 1 February 2013, 10:15 am | Grain and Seed Trade Assn

New Zealand’s annual seed harvest is about to hit overdrive, and if last year’s official trade figures are any indication, there’s a surprising amount of money riding on the next few weeks. More >>

Seed Industry Office appoints new General Manager

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 1:17 pm | Grain and Seed Trade Assn

Seed Industry Office appoints new General Manager Thomas Chin has been appointed as General Manager to the New Zealand Grain and Seed Trade Association and the New Zealand Plant Breeding and Research Association. More >>

Biodiesel NZ move concerns grain and seed sector

Friday, 24 August 2007, 12:43 am | Grain and Seed Trade Assn

The New Zealand Grain and Seed Trade Association (NZGSTA) remains concerned about possible contamination of higher-value crops in Canterbury by plans to grow oilseed rape for biodiesel in the region. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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