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Grower News
30 June 2016
KVH presenting at Zespri grower road shows
30 June 2016
KVH will be presenting to growers at the upcoming Zespri grower road shows from 1 to 8 July. KVH Chief Executive Barry O’Neil will give an overview on the internal review of the National Psa-V...
KVH presenting at Zespri grower road shows
30 June 2016

KVH will be presenting to growers at the upcoming Zespri grower road shows from 1 to 8 July. KVH Chief Executive Barry O’Neil will give an overview on the internal review of the National Psa-V Pest Management Plan, the new Psa-V Risk Model, the latest developments with product resistance and the Kiwifruit Plant Certification Scheme (KPCS) which will be fully implemented on 1 October 2016.

The grower road shows are an opportunity for growers to engage with industry leaders and ask any questions they may have. 

Click here for the full schedule. 

Grower News
30 June 2016
Te Puke nursery joins the Kiwifruit Plant Certification Scheme
30 June 2016
BH Horticulture is the tenth nursery to join the KPCS and the first Te Puke-based nursery to start selling KPCS-certified kiwifruit plants. BH Horticulture is selling Bruno rootstock under...
Te Puke nursery joins the Kiwifruit Plant Certification Scheme
30 June 2016

BH Horticulture is the tenth nursery to join the KPCS and the first Te Puke-based nursery to start selling KPCS-certified kiwifruit plants. BH Horticulture is selling Bruno rootstock under cover. 

From 1 October the KPCS will be fully implemented and only certified plants may be bought or sold after this date. 

Click here for a list of nurseries and their status on the KVH website. 

Click here for more information about the KPCS. 

Grower News
30 June 2016
Psa-V Risk Model and iPhones
30 June 2016
Growers using ‘Safari’ as their website browser may be experiencing an error message when accessing the new Psa-V Risk Model. Safari is the default browser for iPhones and the only...
Psa-V Risk Model and iPhones
30 June 2016

Growers using ‘Safari’ as their website browser may be experiencing an error message when accessing the new Psa-V Risk Model. Safari is the default browser for iPhones and the only browser which does not allow third party cookies by default. For this reason, it is giving the error message. What are cookies?

While KVH works with HortPlus to find a permanent solution for this, an immediate solution is to firstly trying changing your browser to ‘google chrome’ or change the privacy settings in Safari to the ‘Always Allow’ option. An explanation and instructions can be found here

We apologise for any inconvenience and will keep users updated with progress. 

Grower News
30 June 2016
Stricter rules for transitional facilities
30 June 2016
MPI has announced stricter rules for approved transitional facilities to help reduce the chance of unwanted pests or diseases arriving in New Zealand from imported goods. KVH has been pushing for...
Stricter rules for transitional facilities
30 June 2016

MPI has announced stricter rules for approved transitional facilities to help reduce the chance of unwanted pests or diseases arriving in New Zealand from imported goods. KVH has been pushing for tighter rules on transitional facilities and welcomes these changes by MPI. 

Read more on the MPI website. 

Grower News
30 June 2016
Stricter rules for transitional facilities
30 June 2016
MPI has announced stricter rules for approved transitional facilities to help reduce the chance of unwanted pests or diseases arriving in New Zealand from imported goods. KVH has been pushing for...
Stricter rules for transitional facilities
30 June 2016

MPI has announced stricter rules for approved transitional facilities to help reduce the chance of unwanted pests or diseases arriving in New Zealand from imported goods. KVH has been pushing for tighter rules on transitional facilities and welcomes these changes by MPI. 

Read more on the MPI website. 

Grower News
30 June 2016
Keep up copper protection through winter
30 June 2016
Severe weather conditions, including heavy rain and wind, have been experienced across most kiwifruit-growing regions recently; and the Psa-V Risk Model is predicting these high-risk conditions are...
Keep up copper protection through winter
30 June 2016
Severe weather conditions, including heavy rain and wind, have been experienced across most kiwifruit-growing regions recently; and the Psa-V Risk Model is predicting these high-risk conditions are set to continue in many areas (Image right predicts severe risk in the Waikato).
 
Some regions have experienced up to 300mm of rain, so growers will need to be even more vigilant with their copper programmes and work around the weather and difficult orchard conditions to re-establish protective coverage. 
 
KVH has developed a hand-out for growers to help manage Psa through winter. These are available at the FON field days occurring throughout the regions or on the KVH website here
 
Growers in areas where the disease is established should be particularly vigilant. Refer to the Psa-V Risk Model
Biosecurity News
30 June 2016
BMSB surveillance: an international collaboration
30 June 2016
A video has been developed highlighting the work being conducted by Dr. Rob Morrison (USDA-ARS), Laura Nixon (Lincoln University, New Zealand), and others relating to the development of Brown...
BMSB surveillance: an international collaboration
30 June 2016
A video has been developed highlighting the work being conducted by Dr. Rob Morrison (USDA-ARS), Laura Nixon (Lincoln University, New Zealand), and others relating to the development of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) surveillance tactics for biosecurity experts in New Zealand. Click here to watch the video. 
 

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New Zealand

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