AGM & Conference day

2021 SGNZ AGM and Conferene

The 2021 Strawberry Growers New Zealand Inc. AGM and Conference was held in Masterton on 5th July 2021.  

Presentations from the conference and AGM papers are available for members to access.

This includes presentations on:

  • SFF Thrips management in strawberries - year 2 update - Dr Mette Nielsen, Entomologist, Plant & Food Research
  • BASES: Berryworld’s Agrichemical Spray Entry System - Rob Silberbauer,  Berryworld  
  • Strawberry variety update and A Lighter Touch project update - Geoff Langford, Berryworld 
  • Food safety, quality and consumers - Anne-Marie Arts, The AgriChain Centre
  • Environmental policy update and farm plans for growers - Ailsa Robertson, Horticulture New Zealand
  • Immigration Policy update - Mike Chapman, Horticulture New Zealand, and Tony Boswell, SGNZ director and grower
  • Fair play and fair reward for everyone in the supply chain – Mike Chapman, Horticulture New Zealand, and Katherine Rich, NZ Food and Grocery Council

We would like to thank our sponsors for supporting the 2021 event:

  • MG Marketing
  • Fruitfed
  • The AgriChain Centre
  • Custompak
  • Horticentre Charitiable Trust
  • Leicester's Soil Solutions
  • Fresh Direct