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SA Pride - Posted by

Houses that are no longer in production will be planted in August.
Cooler days and nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 6°C – 17°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 3°C - 7°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is holding up well considering the cold conditions.
Due to the very cold conditions, harvesting is at a minimum. This has extended our season to the end of July. Our end of season clean up has begun for the houses that are no longer in production and these will be planted out in August.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

Growing conditions have been optimal.
Sunny and warm days with warm nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 16°C – 26°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 15°C - 18°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is looking good.
We are forecasting to pick similar volumes next week as we did this week. Growing conditions have been optimal and we are currently picking small, medium and large fruit.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We will be transplanting for the 2020-2021 season on Monday.
Cold days and nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C – 14°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 5°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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We are now finished with the end of season clean up in both the glasshouse and polyhouses. We will be transplanting for the 2020-2021 season on Monday.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Patch 1 is almost ready for its first harvest.
Warm days and nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 18°C – 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 17°C - 21°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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Patch one has progressed nicely and is almost ready for its first harvest which is forecast to occur by the end of next week. Younger patches are also looking good with plants that are strong and healthy. Patch 6 was transplanted earlier this week with patch 7 due to be transplanted next week.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We are continuing our end of season clean up.
A few days with rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C – 14°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 5°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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We are continuing our end of season clean up along with monitoring seed germination and seedling growth for the season to come.

SA Pride - Posted by

We have thankfully had warmer temperatures.
few days with rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 6°C – 18°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 9°C.
Volumes harvested are steady.
Quality is holding up well.
We have thankfully had warmer temperatures, but not substantial enough for the plants to come out of hibernation. This has given us plants that are loaded with fruit but not at an optimal stage of ripeness.

QLD Pride - Posted by

All patches are looking very good.
Warm days and nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 25°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 17°C - 20°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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All patches are looking very good, patch 1 is loaded with sizable and clean fruit, which will be ready to harvest in approx. 2 weeks. The youngest patches are also looking very promising as they are showing great flower set and the plants themselves are looking very healthy.

SA Pride - Posted by

Colder temperatures have pushed back our harvest pattern.
Very cold days and nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 0°C – 16°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between -1°C - 4°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is holding up well despite the weather conditions.
As volumes began to increase last week, colder daily and overnight temperatures have pushed back our harvest pattern and therefore lowered pack out volumes. This coming week the seeds will be sown for the 2020-2021 season.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

This past week we reached the end of our 2019-2020 season.
Cold days and nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 0°C – 12°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between -2°C - 5°C.
Volumes harvested this week were small.
Quality is very good.
This past week we reached the end of our 2019-2020 season. End of season clean up has begun and we will be preparing the glasshouse and polyhouses for next season.

SA Pride - Posted by

An increase in harvest volumes this week.
A few days with rain and sunny for the rest of the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 7°C – 16°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 3°C - 6°C.
Larger numbers harvested this week.
Quality is looking good.
The plants have overcome the cold temperatures and the tomatoes have begun to ripen. This has brought on an increase in harvest volumes this week and we are forecasting to harvest similar numbers next week as well.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Plants from patch 1 are looking great.
Sunny and warm days with cold nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 10°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 7°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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The latest plantings on patch 3 and 4 are showing good signs of early flower development. Patch 2 is developing well showing good flower set. Plants from patch 1 are looking great and have come out of the cold overnight temperatures quiet well. The seedlings for the future patches to be transplanted are looking good and healthy.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We are beginning the end of season clean up.
Cold nights and days. Daily temperatures ranged between 2°C – 14°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 6°C.
Smaller volumes harvested this week.
Quality is good.
We are about to reach the end of the 2019-2020 season. We are beginning the end of season clean up and preparing the glasshouse as well as the polyhouse for next season. This week we have sowed the seeds for 2020-2021’s first planting.

SA Pride - Posted by

Volumes harvested for next week should be consistent.
Warm days and very cold nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 8°C – 18°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 3°C - 6°C.
Slightly larger numbers harvested this week.
Quality is looking very good.
Volumes harvested for next week should be consistent with this week as the cold temperatures are hindering an increased harvest pattern even as the plants are loaded with fruit. We have prepared next season’s planting schedule and seeds for the first 2020-2021 planting will be sowed in 3 weeks.

QLD Pride - Posted by

All patches in ground are looking good.
Sunny and warm days with cold nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 11°C – 26°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 6°C - 10°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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All patches in ground are looking good. We experienced some challenging weather late last week, but our preventative measures worked as expected. Nursery reports for the seedlings of the next patches to be transplanted are very promising, stating that they are very vigorous, strong, healthy and great in colour.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We are forecasting to harvest small volumes.
Cool days with some rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C – 15°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 6°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
We are forecasting to harvest small volumes as temperatures are dropping week after week causing the plants to hibernate with fruit ripening slowly.

SA Pride - Posted by

Plants are hibernating.
Very cold nights and warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C – 20°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 1°C - 10°C.
Smaller numbers harvested this week.
Quality is good.
The cold overnight temperatures are providing challenges and have affected harvest volumes. Plants are hibernating and the ripening process of the fruit has slowed down.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

Humidity has required us to change our growing strategies.
A couple of days with rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 5°C – 16°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 3°C - 10°C.
Reasonable numbers harvested.
Quality is good.
The current weather conditions along with frequent fluctuation in humidity has required us to change our growing strategies to maintain plant health and fruit quality.

QLD Pride - Posted by

All patches are looking very good.
Mostly sunny days. Daily temperatures ranged between 19°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 16°C - 19°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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All patches are looking very good, with patch 1 started to develop good size fruit and new flower set. Early this week we planted patch 4, just in time before the rain which is expected to continue until the end of this weekend.

Gillieston Fresh Produce - Posted by

We are now focusing on end of season clean up.
A few days with rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 1°C - 18°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 5°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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The adverse weather conditions have put an end to our season. We are now focusing on end of season clean up along with the continued planting of our cover crop.

SA Pride - Posted by

We are expecting a slight increase in volumes next week.
A couple of rainy days. Daily temperatures ranged between 10°C – 18°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 10°C.
Slightly larger numbers harvested this week.
Quality is looking good.
Houses planted for the second part of the season are now in production. We are expecting a slight increase in volumes next week. The cold nights however, are holding back production.