Horticulture, Horticultural Consultant

Yvette joined AgFirst Motueka after graduating from Massey University with a Bachelor of AgriScience Majoring in Horticulture

Yvette’s current role as a Junior Consultant involves building on her skills gained at university, participating in research and development projects and being an innovative thinker who brings fresh ideas and perspectives to the AgFirst team.

Yvette decided to study Horticulture due to her interest in science and working with people to solve problems. She is passionate about producing a quality product that allows New Zealand to remain competitive and retain its reputation of producing the best quality fresh produce in the world.

Yvette’s interests include:

  • Exploring innovative technologies and precision Horticulture
  • Pest and disease management
  • Sustainable farming and nutrient management
  • Quality assurance
  • Systems thinking