Wednesday, January 21, 2015

New Zealand Manuka Trial Scheme Pleasing

Sun Live, 1/21/2015

A trial scheme along a small plantation for manuka honey and oil on the Rangitaiki riverbank is providing pleasing results.

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is working with the Rangitaiki River Forum, Maori Lands Trusts, local landowners, Trust Power and Manuka Bioactives Limited to trial the scheme.

The international market for manuka products is strong and may provide an opportunity for landholders to plant a native species in marginal land areas to generate a small income...

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