Nutrition in Young Tree Growth

Nothing will hold a young tree back more than lack of water and lack of nutrients, as Dean Rainham explains. 

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InBrief Global – Issue No. 396

In this issue of the Hawke’s Bay and Nelson Horticulture update, we feature young tree nutritional management, an update on AIMS, predicting harvest date and NZ crop estimation. 

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InBrief Global – Issue No. 395

In this issue of the Hawke’s Bay and Nelson Horticulture update, we look at setting up your crop for harvest, kiwifruit girdling, Indian grower visits, large fruit size concerns with apples and hail.

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Leaf Testing Saves a Gold3 Crop

The importance of a leaf test was driven home when AgFirst’s Dean Rainham was called to advise on a very sick G3 block. The leaves were cupped downward, small, shoot growth stunted, very chlorotic, white at the margins.

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InBrief Global – Issue No. 394

In this issue of the Hawke’s Bay and Nelson Horticulture update, we look at evapotranspiration and an example of how leaf testing saved a Gold3 crop. We look into stem clippers, planning for perfection and challenges with budburst in hybrid pears.

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OrchardNet gets a fresh new look

OrchardNet is ten years old and to celebrate we have been spring cleaning. The new modern design is easier on the eye with a fresh colour scheme, fonts and icons.

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HortNZ Conference 2015 Bledisloe Cup Award

AgFirst Horticultural Consultant awarded HortNZ Bledisloe Cup…

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Rapid Establishment of New Varieties in Apple Orchards

To maximise the ability of NZ growers to change to more profitable new apple varieties and reduce the timeframe between planting and the point of profitable production.

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Focus Vineyard Project

A technology transfer project for the viticulture industry

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Focus Orchard Project

A technology transfer project for the pipfruit industry.

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