Posts tagged "Manuka Farming New Zealand"

Demand for seedlings stun manuka farming group

[3 June/Stuff] A free manuka seedling offer was so popular it was almost 200 percent oversubscribed. Manuka Farming New Zealand offered 1.8 million seedlings to landowners. Applications had been made for 5.2 million. MFNZ General Manager, Stephen Lee, said interest was overwhelming and they had the task of assessing potential plantations from Northland to Te...

Millions of Manuka seedlings released to boost honey industry

[8 March/ Stuff] Landowners are being offered high performance Manuka seedlings that could earn up to $4300 per hectare annually. Some predict the honey sector could become a $1.2 billion a year industry by 2028 with the help of wholesale plantings. However, Commercial Manager for Manuka Farming New Zealand, Stephen Lee, said the $4300 figure...

Big manuka opportunity for hill country

 [1 March/ Rural News] Manuka Research Partnership Limited has launched a commercial arm, Manuka Farming New Zealand, to provide a full package of services to landowners interested in establishing a manuka plantation. A plantation would allow landowners to diversify their business while protecting erosion prone land at the same time. Manuka Farming New Zealand Commercial...