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In Brief Global Issue No. 424

In this edition: fruit quality and maturity progression including parameters on Envy harvest & information on leaf plucking. Plus lucky us, Dean is back and has joined the Hawkes Bay team!

 

In Brief Global Issue No. 422

In this edition of In Brief Global  harvest dates, bumblebees, kiwifruit girdling, sunburn on apples, fruit size and vigour management are discussed.

In Brief Global Issue No. 421

In this edition of In Brief Global we discuss fruit quality, leaf test nutrition results, mapping tools, riparian planting and the Australian fires.

In Brief Global – Issue No. 419

In this edition of In Brief Global, we look at controlling sooty mould, secondary thinner applications, managing water stress in wine grapes, staff updates and crop estimation.

Land Use Diversification in the Waikato Region

This report examines diversification options that involve both the development of part of an existing property or an option which involves the wholesale conversion to an alternative land use. The purpose is to provide a number of examples of what might be possible in terms of land use diversification and some of the considerations that should be made by a land owner prior to making a change.

In Brief Global – Issue No. 418

In this edition of In Brief Global, we look into Kiwifruit Girdling, Irrigation Monitoring and review the Hawke's Bay season. 

In Brief Global – Issue No. 417

In this edition of In Brief Global, we discuss some tips on training G3 up string, managing hail damage in apple orchards and growing degree days relative to full bloom. 

In Brief Global – Issue No. 416

In this edition of In Brief Global, our horticulture consultants discuss what the recent hot days mean as well as the impacts of extreme weather events, such as flooding and hail.

In Brief Global – Issue No. 415

In this issue of In Brief Global, we explore the idea of creating habitats for beneficial insects, look at developments on spray drift in Europe, reflect on fruit size, effects of waterlogged blocks and managing hail damage in vineyards.

In Brief Global – Issue No. 414

In this issue of AgFirst's In Brief Global horticulture update, we look at how climate change means average Springs are rare, share our thoughts on flowering and fruit size and discuss the impact of hail.