20 episodes

Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH) is a New Zealand biosecurity organisation dedicated to keeping unwanted pests and diseases out of kiwifruit orchards, and making plans for what would happen if they got here.

The KVH Snapshot makes it easy for growers, post-harvest industries, nurseries, contractors, government and anyone else interested in how we protect New Zealand's industry from biosecurity threats, to keep up-to-date with news and events.

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Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH) is a New Zealand biosecurity organisation dedicated to keeping unwanted pests and diseases out of kiwifruit orchards, and making plans for what would happen if they got here.

The KVH Snapshot makes it easy for growers, post-harvest industries, nurseries, contractors, government and anyone else interested in how we protect New Zealand's industry from biosecurity threats, to keep up-to-date with news and events.

    Snapshot - November 2021

    Snapshot - November 2021

    Yanika Reiter from KVH and Shane Max from Zespri have a quick chat to us at the Kiwifruit Biosecurity Industry Day (Thursday 11 November) about the event's research presentations and priorities, including planning and guidance for possible long-term management of the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB).

    • 10 min
    Snapshot special - Grower Mike Montgomery talks about managing Psa 3 November 2021

    Snapshot special - Grower Mike Montgomery talks about managing Psa 3 November 2021

    We're joined out on the orchard by Mike Montgomery, in Paengaroa, who talks about managing Psa on Bounty rootstock and the symptoms he has seen recently. Mike also discusses the support and advice he has received and how important this has been for him and his team.

    • 13 min
    Snapshot - October 2021

    Snapshot - October 2021

    KVH Snapshot October 2021, featuring KVH Biosecurity Manager who talks with us about the proposed new Pathway Plan for the kiwifruit industry and how on-orchard biosecurity plans manage risk and protect investments. Matt and Lisa also talk about the upcoming KVH grower roadshows and what you can expect if you attend these free events that will help you complete a plan.

    • 14 min
    Snapshot - April 2021

    Snapshot - April 2021

    KVH Snapshot April 2021, featuring KVH Chief Executive Stu Hutchings in his final days at the office before he moves into his new role as New Zealand’s Chief Biosecurity Officer at the Ministry for Primary Industries.

    • 7 min
    Snapshot - February 2020

    Snapshot - February 2020

    KVH Snapshot February 2020, from the Zespri Momentum conference where a Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) session was held during breakout workshop sessions. Tomasso De Gregorio from Ferrero (the chocolate company) spoke about the effect BMSB is having on their hazelnut growers, and Aleise Puketapu from Plant & Food Research spoke about BMSB surveillance in the Bay of Plenty.

    • 19 min
    Snapshot - February 2019

    Snapshot - February 2019

    KVH Snapshot February 2019, featuring KVH Board member Simon Cook. Simon is a Nuffield scholar who recently travelled to Queensland as part of his Nuffield travels, to learn more about Banana Panama disease and the learnings the kiwifruit industry can take from management of this soil-borne disease.

    • 11 min

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