Profitable, sustainable businesses – Linda’s goals

Profitable, sustainable businesses – Linda’s goals

By Elaine Fisher This article was first published in the March 2020 issue of The Orchardist. Ensuring the industry association is relevant and sustainable into the future and grower views are well represented are among the goals for newly elected Chair of New Zealand...
Capability role shift to influence positive change

Capability role shift to influence positive change

By Elaine Fisher This article was first published in the February 2020 issue of The Orchardist. Filling in an application for a nursing scholarship caused Emma Boase to question her planned career path and eventually led to her appointment to the new role of people...
Women in Horticulture – Krista Manuel

Women in Horticulture – Krista Manuel

By Elaine Fisher This article was first published in the August 2020 issue of The Orchardist. Krista Manuel, who really has been in the horticultural industry all her life, understands that no two seasons are the same, but nothing could prepare her, nor the industry,...
NZ Growers well placed to meet European Green Deal

NZ Growers well placed to meet European Green Deal

By Elaine Fisher This article was first published in the December 2020 issue of The Orchardist. New Zealand growers can make the most of their competitive advantages when it comes to meeting proposed new standards like the European Green Deal, says Hawke’s Bay AgFirst...
Highlighting women’s role in horticulture

Highlighting women’s role in horticulture

By Elaine Fisher This article was first published in the October 2020 issue of The Orchardist. Women play vital roles in all spheres of horticulture from growing to industry leadership, but their contributions are not always visible and that needs addressing, believes...