Horticulture, Horticultural Consultant, Director

Craig has been in the horticultural industry since 1985 and with Agfirst since 1995.

Specialising in apples Craig has travelled extensively throughout Europe and USA studying Dwarf tree management and chemical thinning.

Craig is also strongly committed to grower education and regularly leads field days in New Zealand as well as overseas, bringing to his audience the latest technical advances and good tree management techniques.

Overseas travel has given Craig extensive knowledge of the apple industry and he has led several study tours in countries such as France, Chile, Italy, Germany, USA and Australia.

Craig’s services include:

  • Pipfruit consultancy
  • Financial planning and monitoring
  • Training and management
  • Technical and financial advice
  • Field research and new technology in production systems and fruit quality
  • Advice on purchase feasibilities

Craig is also a sought after speaker at conferences such as IDFTA and AFFCO.