Nothing will hold a young tree back more than lack of water and lack of nutrients, as Dean Rainham explains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
AgFirst Horticultural Consultant awarded HortNZ Bledisloe Cup…
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.
A technology transfer project for the viticulture industry
A technology transfer project for the pipfruit industry.