Sustainable Vegetable Systems: progress and individualised mineral N tracking reports

By Henry Stenning and Andrew Barber Sustainable Vegetable Systems (SVS) – progress The Sustainable Vegetable Systems (SVS) programme continues apace, … Read More


By Gemma Carroll, PNZ Comms & Extension Officer. It has been a mixed bag of weather this Spring and Summer, … Read More

PNZ building a secure and sustainable industry: 2021 in summary.

by Gemma Carroll: Potatoes NZ communications and engagement officer. The New Zealand potato industry saw supply chain disruptions, changing protocols … Read More

Grower Nitrogen Fertiliser Practices: Sustainable Vegetable Systems (SVS) baseline findings.

Edited extracts from the SVS Grower Baseline Report. The full report can be read here The Sustainable Vegetable System … Read More

80 years of Alex McDonald Ltd, powered by potatoes.

By Kerry Hughes. Alex McDonald Ltd (Almac) was established in 1941 and celebrates 80 years this year. Although always trading … Read More

WPM Special Report: Potatoes a crucial and sustainable crop.

This World Potato Market article is republished with permission from Cedric Porter , Editor and Chief of the WPM report. … Read More

Potato Chat: Simple loveliness for lockdown

Potato rosti from Niki Bezzant This is a classic brunch dish; often served topped with eggs or smoked salmon (or … Read More

2021 NZ Potato Industry Forum greatly received.

We were lucky enough to successfully run a Covid-ready event in Ashburton on Friday the 13th August. We are relieved … Read More


NGĀ KAITIAKI O NGĀ TAEWA – GUARDIANS OF THE POTATOES By Gemma Carroll. This winter Potatoes New Zealand teamed up … Read More

Sustainable Vegetable Systems: Understanding Nitrogen

Understanding soil nitrogen Soils in New Zealand typically contain between 5000 and 9000 kg of total nitrogen (N) per hectare … Read More

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