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We managed last weekend’s significant rainfall really well.
Mostly sunny and warm days with some rainfall. Daily temperatures ranged between 28°C - 36°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 13°C - 22°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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We managed last weekend’s significant rainfall really well and are pleased to find no significant damage to the fruit at all. We are currently still on schedule and find that the plants will be ready for picking just after Christmas.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

The weather this week has challenged us with significant rain fall.
Warm days with rain and thunderstorms. Daily temperatures ranged between 29°C - 33°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 22°C - 24°C.
Harvest numbers are improving.
Quality isimproving.
The weather this week has challenged us with significant rain fall. The crop has not shown any signs of rain damage as of yet. We are hoping to close the growing season in the next couple of weeks.

Cafcakis Nominees - Posted by

This week we have been very busy as we are in full production.
Warm days with rain and thunderstorms. Daily temperatures ranged between 21°C - 39°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 12°C - 22°C.
Good numbers harvested.
Fruit quality is good.
This week we have been very busy as we are in full production and harvesting large volumes. The Gourmets are looking good as are the other trial varieties. The fruit has stood up well against the extreme heat.

SA Pride - Posted by

We did not get the cooler weather that was anticipated.
Warm days with rain and thunderstorms. Daily temperatures ranged between 21°C - 39°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 12°C - 22°C.
Good volumes harvested.
Quality has held up reasonably well due to the excessive heat.
We did not get the cooler weather that was anticipated. We instead, had more heat which has challenged our plantings. The rain and cooler weather, which is now predicted will improve quality and quantity.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We are picking large quantities of fruit at the moment.
Daily temperatures ranged between 21°C - 23°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 12°C - 18°C.
Good volumes harvested.
Excellent quality product.
We are picking large quantities of fruit at the moment and are experiencing optimum growing conditions. These ideal conditions can be attributed to the consistent sunlight that the crops are receiving. Yellow Capsicums are not producing as strong as we would like.

Gillieston Fresh Produce - Posted by

At the moment we are hoping to avoid as much rain as possible.
Mostly sunny and warm days with some rainfall. Daily temperatures ranged between 28°C - 36°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 13°C - 22°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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At the moment we are hoping to avoid as much rain as possible throughout the coming weekend. Early forecast predicts significant amount of rainfall across Victoria. Compared to last year, however, we are noticing many improvements in the crops.

CPA Packers - Posted by

We are extremely pleased with how the crops have progressed.
Mostly sunny and warm days with some rainfall. Daily temperatures ranged between 28°C - 36°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 13°C - 22°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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We are extremely pleased with how the crops have progressed and we are currently ahead of schedule. This may all change over the coming weekend with the strong prediction of a major rain event.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

We can now see our end to the season.
Mostly sunny days with a few instances of rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 28°C - 31°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 20°C - 22°C.
Harvest numbers are reasonable.
Quality is good.
Quantities are increasing over the next week due to a bigger area being covered. We can now see our end to the season.

Cafcakis Nominees - Posted by

This week has been very busy for us.
Warm days with a few showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 26°C - 37°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 16°C - 26°C.
Good numbers harvested.
Fruit quality is good.
This week has been very busy for us as we have started picking our Gourmet plantings, which are showing promising signs with respect to size and quality.

SA Pride - Posted by

We have finished our shade cloth planting as predicted last week.
Warm days with a few showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 26°C - 37°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 16°C - 26°C.
Reasonable numbers harvested.
Quality of the fruit is good.
We have had very warm days, which has exposed the crops to a large amount of sunlight. We ‘re hoping for cooler conditions next week so that the fruit can settle. We have also finished our shade cloth planting as predicted last week.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We have reached full production.
Mostly cloudy days with small spells of rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 21°C - 23°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 12°C - 14°C.
Good volumes harvested.
Quality of the product is excellent.
We have reached full production and have experienced great weather this week, which has brought on strong and healthy fruit, along with good harvest numbers.

Gillieston Fresh Produce - Posted by

We have finished our fourth planting.
Mostly sunny and warm days with minimal rainfall. Daily temperatures ranged between 31°C - 34°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 14°C - 18°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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This week we had around 30mm of rain and experienced some hot and humid temperatures, which typically would not be ideal for the plants, but so far we have not noticed any damage. We have also finished out fourth planting, which has been promising.

CPA Packers - Posted by

Everything remains on schedule.
Mostly sunny and warm days with minimal rainfall. Daily temperatures ranged between 31°C - 34°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 14°C - 18°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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Everything remains on schedule and we’re very pleased with the progression of the early plantings.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

We are about three weeks away from completing our picking season.
Mostly sunny days. Daily temperatures ranged between 33°C - 31°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 20°C - 21°C.
Harvest numbers remain reasonable.
Quality is good.
We are about three weeks away from completing our picking season. The weather has certainly improved over the past two weeks and we are predicting to be picking fairly sizable fruit next week.

Cafcakis Nominees - Posted by

We are continuing to monitor our Gourmet plantings.
Relatively warm days with scattered showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 19°C - 37°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 11°C - 22°C.
Reasonable numbers harvested.
Quality of the fruit is good.
We are continuing to monitor our Gourmet plantings, which continue to develop well. The largely overcast conditions have helped the plants settle, which should lead us into picking the Gourmet varieties next week.

SA Pride - Posted by

At this stage everything remains on schedule.
Relatively warm days with scattered showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 19°C - 37°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 11°C - 22°C.
Harvest numbers are improving.
Quality is good.
As per last week, we have finished planting the last of our shade cloth houses. At this stage everything remains on schedule even though the weather has been poor this week. The crops are holding up well and fruit set is good.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We have yet to reach full production.
Mostly cloudy days with a few spells of rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 19°C - 22°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 9.7°C - 15°C.
Good volumes harvested.
Quality of the product is excellent.
We have yet to reach full production, but we envisage to be there by late next week. We are also picking green fruit off the plants. We have noticed that we have just had the driest spring on record. This is why our Spring has been so cold.

Gillieston Fresh Produce - Posted by

The weather this week was far worse than initially anticipated.
Mostly sunny and warm days with showers and thunderstorms later in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 22°C - 34°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 13°C - 19°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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The weather this week was far worse than initially anticipated. We have not noticed any damage to the crop in ground, but our fourth planting has been delayed until Monday.

CPA Packers - Posted by

At the moment we are staying true to our schedule.
Mostly sunny and warm days with showers and thunderstorms later in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 22°C - 34°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 13°C - 19°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting
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At the moment we are staying true to our schedule. Crop health currently is very good. If all goes to plan and the weather stays consistent we are anticipating to begin harvesting just after Christmas.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

Thankfully, this week the rain did not affect our crop.
Scattered showers with strong winds. Daily temperatures ranged between 24°C - 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 18°C - 21°C.
Slightly larger volumes harvested.
Quality is improving every picking cycle.
Thankfully, this week the rain did not affect our crop.