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Tassie Pride - Posted by

Plants, are looking very good, healthy and loaded young fruit.
A couple of cloudy days. Daily temperatures ranged between 16°C - 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 12°C - 16°C.
Smaller volumes harvested.
Fruit quality is very good.
Currently, Red Capsicums are 50% down in numbers as we reach the end of our flush. Plants, are looking very good, healthy and loaded with a lot of young fruit.

Cafcakis Nominees - Posted by

Not many significant changes have occurred since last week.
Sunny, warm and extremely hot days. Daily temperatures ranged between 21°C - 42°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 18°C - 21°C.
Very limited numbers harvested.
Fruit quality is looking good.
Not many significant changes have occurred since last week. Our primary task at the moment is management of the crop. Throughout this very hot weather, we hope the sunny days push the crops and give us greater volumes to harvest.

Gillieston Fresh Produce - Posted by

We have found that block two is currently struggling to produce.
A couple of cold days while the rest of the week was hot. Daily temperatures ranged between 15°C - 42°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 12°C - 21°C.
Similar numbers harvested to last week.
Overall quality is good.
This week has been both rather strange and challenging. Temperatures are fluctuating from 12°C overnight to 42 °C during the day. We have found that block two is currently struggling to produce volume, size and quality. Block three fortunately should endure this hot period with minimal damages. Quantities will pick up over the next two weeks.

CPA Packers - Posted by

The weather is continuing to provide challenges.
A couple of cold days while the rest of the week was hot. Daily temperatures ranged between 15°C - 42°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 12°C - 21°C.
Reasonable numbers harvested.
Volumes making it into the premium boxes however are much less than the harvested numbers.
The weather is continuing to provide challenges. We have been working hard to manage this current situation, although the plants are struggling to respond positively. This will impact the next couple week’s fruit’s quality and volumes.

QLD Pride - Posted by

All staff are on annual leave until the end of January.
Few overcast and windy days. Daily temperatures ranged between 27°C - 32°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 15°C - 21°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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All staff are on annual leave until the end of January.

SA Pride - Posted by

Everything is proceeding as forecast.
Sunny, warm and extremely hot days. Daily temperatures ranged between 21°C - 42°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 18°C - 21°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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Everything is proceeding as forecast. Plants are strong and looking good. We should be back in production by the end of the month. Due to the very hot weather, however, along with the long sunny days, processes may be pushed ahead. This may lead us to harvest earlier.