How to farm without diesel: Electric cherry farm a world first

Shan Goodwin
Updated April 7 2024 - 8:10am, first published March 21 2024 - 12:00pm
New Zealand cherry grower Mike Casey in his orchard, which is run entirely without any burning of fossil fuels. Picture Shan Goodwin.
New Zealand cherry grower Mike Casey in his orchard, which is run entirely without any burning of fossil fuels. Picture Shan Goodwin.

The owners of the world's first fully electric commercial horticulture farm, Forest Lodge Cherry Orchard in New Zealand, don't talk emissions much anymore.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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