In this issue of In Brief Global we give an update on kiwifruit maturity, problems with 2x concentrate spraying, taking notes during harvest and thinking ahead with fruit size.
In this issue of In Brief Global we discuss apple maturity progression, Gold3 clearances, grape fruit maturity sampling and question if nets alter orchards micro climates.
In this issue of In Brief Global, we look post harvest nutrition, maturity samples in pipfruit, what’s happening abroad, a new feature on OrchardNet and maturity progression in Hawke’s Bay.
In this issue of In Brief Global we announce the Motueka Lab is now open for kiwifruit testing, discuss summer girdle in late Feb, summarise learnings from a 3 day course at Massey on Nutrient Loss Mitigations for Compliance in Agriculture, look at the benefits of grape vine netting and summarise the AgFirst Hort Tech conference.
In this issue of In Brief Global, we look the 2019 season outlook, crops and irrigation in Hawke’s Bay, and an alternative to notching buds.
In this issue of In Brief Global, we look at Gold3 thinning and driving DM, we give an irrigation and soil moisture update, and look into powdery mildew.
August 2019 This update focuses on the Stanthorpe (P F Savio) and Shepparton (Turnbull Bros) Focus Orchards. Prepared by AgFirst’s Nic Finger, it looks at the 2019 harvest and what can be learned for 2020. Read the update here: https://apal.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Focus-Orchard-Update-NVIC-QLD-August-2019.pdf
In this edition of AgFirst’s Horticulture InBrief Global, we look at ‘getting the numbers right’, maximising pollination of apples, and summarise our thoughts on AgFirst’s recent conference as well as the Hort NZ Conference 2019.
In this issue of AgFirst’s Horticulture update, we look at formal training systems & promoting buds to break along the leader. We also look at pruning, efficient use of nitrogen fertiliser and droughts in orchards.
July 2019 The latest Focus Orchard trial has been released. Prepared by AgFirst’s Dean Rainham, it includes results on Smitten crop load, Buckeye Gala fruit size and pruning, and a dormancy breaking trial in Southern Victoria. Read the update here: https://apal.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Focus-Orchard-and-Trial-Update-Vic-Tas-Jul-2019.pdf