For highly-regarded asparagus growers, the Lewis family, this means being hugely busy with their Tendertips Asparagus operation for around 100 days a year with up to 150 seasonal workers. Read more about the Lewis Family's operation in the February Facts.
Recently we caught up with a number of growers in the Ohakune region to hear what makes the area such a successful vegetable growing region. Tiffany Boyle, PGG Wrightson Health and Safety Business Partner, also outlines key changes to the certified handler certificate.
In this issue, we see how Fruitfed Supplies Hastings and its customers value the specialised weather forecasting they receive from Metris, our Technical team covers monthly tasks by crop, and how all crops benefit from post-harvest nutrition programmes.