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SA Pride - Posted by

This week’s warmer weather has helped the fruit to ripen faster.
Warm days with cool nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 12°C - 33°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 10°C - 15°C.
Larger numbers harvested this week.
Fruit quality is very good.
This week’s warmer weather has helped the fruit to ripen faster, giving us slightly larger numbers to harvest. Production should increase over the coming week and we should also be in full production within two weeks. Plants and fruit are looking good.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We forecast similar numbers to be harvested for the coming week.
Cold nights and warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 10°C – 22°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 12°C.
Slightly better numbers harvested this week.
Quality overall is very good.
We forecast similar numbers to be harvested for the coming week. Considering the growing conditions we are experiencing, the numbers harvested are good. The nursery clean up and set up has now began as within 3 weeks we will be sowing the 1st planting for the next season.

Gillieston Fresh Produce - Posted by

This week’s better growing conditions have favoured the plants.
Sunny and warm days with cold nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 10°C - 30°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 7°C - 12°C.
Better numbers harvested.
Quality is looking much better.
This week’s better growing conditions have favoured the plants. Quality of our product is looking much better and volumes have increased. We should stay on this current path until the end of the season with weather permitted.

SA Pride - Posted by

We have performed our first harvest of the new plantings.
Warm days with cold nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 9°C - 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 13°C.
Very small numbers harvested.
Fruit quality is very good.
We have performed our first harvest of the new plantings late this week. Volumes harvested are typically minimal for a first pick. We forecast to start packing out reasonable numbers throughout the middle of Easter.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We have now begun to prepare the nursery.
Cold nights and warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 7°C – 21°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 12°C.
Lower numbers harvested this week.
Quality overall is very good.
Looking at the fruit maturity and the weather forecast, we can anticipate that next week our numbers will be increasing. We have now begun to prepare the nursery due to the fact that in 4 weeks we will be sowing seeds for the 2019-2020 season.

Gillieston Fresh Produce - Posted by

The cold nights have slowed the plants down in production.
Cold nights with warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 7°C - 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 10°C.
The numbers harvested were similar to last week.
Quality considering the weather we have had is looking ok.
The cold nights have slowed the plants down in production. The weather forecast for the coming week is much warmer than current, which will help the plants and therefore increase our production.