Government agencies: Release of productivity commission report on a low emissions economy; WTO Notifications; Customs -Counting you down to 1 October 2018; Gulf Opportunities Showcase; Videos on doing business in the Gulf; Essential market guides for the Gulf region; India NZ Business Council Summit 2018 – AKL, 28 SEP.
New Zealand News: New Ambassador to Egypt named; Ratification of Pacific trade deal a step closer; New leadership team for Plant & Food Research; Apple and stonefruit industry members disappointed with revised MPI directions; US facility no longer wants to deal with New Zealand; Cross-appeal filed in Kiwifruit Claim case; Zespri predicting profit growth; Avocado conference shows industry growth; New deals give Kiwi agritech access to deep US and European pockets; Seeka's avocado harvest has started; First company receives medical cannabis license; Waimea Dam project to go ahead; PickMee!'s summer fruit crop in Hawke's Bay; New Zealand fruit exports boost trade in June quarter; Gisborne developing a taste for exotic mushrooms; Roundup debate in New Zealand; Myrtle rust detection programme wound down.
International news: GAIN reports; Trump threatens to pull US out of World Trade Organization; Trade wars and tariffs are hot topics; The rise of blockchain technology in agriculture; Romaine, blockchain and the future of food safety; How will technology allow us to feed future cities; The transforming power of Vertical Farming; New responses to the way we grow food are a must; Can urban greenhouses support social justice or is it only benefitting the rich?; Brazilian court rules that growers will continue to have access to glyphosate; Taking advantage of opportunities in Canada and Saudi Arabia at Fruit Attraction; Intelligent Sprayer: commercialization approved"; Drones against red spider mites.