High hopes for citrus
From Country Life, 9:25 pm on 11 November 2016, an article on the Wi Pere Trust, an export persimmon orchard amongst other crops.
The Wi Pere Trust in Gisborne is looking at expanding its citrus crops due to market demand and aims to employ its stakeholders on the orchards.At present, the Trust has 100 hectares of citrus, kiwifruit and persimmons but operations manager Wayne Hall says in the next few years that will grow to 150 hectares
Wi Pere Trust is predicting strong growth for its horticultural operations in Gisborne.
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