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Tassie Pride - Posted by

So far the plants are coming along well.
Very cold nights with warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 0°C – 16°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between -2°C - 4°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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So far the plants are coming along well with our main activity, involving monitoring of growth and adapting our growing strategy in accordance with the weather. The good news is that we are getting plenty of sunlight which is making our tasks easier to manage.

SA Pride - Posted by

The plants are showing slow growth due to the cooler nights.
Very cold nights with sunny cool days. Daily temperatures ranged between 2°C – 17°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 7°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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The plants are showing slow growth due to the cooler nights, but still looking healthy and strong. The very cold nights are presenting challenges, but all is on track at this stage.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

For the coming week our numbers won’t be as high.
Sunny and warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 7°C – 25°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 3°C - 12°C.
Numbers have reduced compered to last week.
Quality is still good.
For the coming week our numbers won’t be as high as first anticipated. This is due to the very cold nights we have experienced. To ensure that these cold nights have minimal impact on the fruit quality we are managing our watering and fertigation programs.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Larger volumes were picked this week.
Sunny and warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 15°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 15°C - 18°C.
Very good numbers harvested.
Quality is very good.
Larger volumes were picked this week. This is due to the warmer weather we experienced along with having 3 patches in production. Volumes will remain as current in the coming week. Roma Tomato trials are going very well, fruit quality, size and colour are looking good.

SA Pride - Posted by

Seedlings for the second plantings are germinating as excepted.
Mostly cloudy days with rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 7°C – 19°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 9°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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Seedlings for the second plantings are germinating as excepted. Transplanting will take place in early September. The first plantings are looking well, even though they’ve experienced very cold nights.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

Currently, we are monitoring the plants growth.
Cloudy days with showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 1°C – 14°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between -2°C - 5°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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Currently, we are monitoring the plants growth and managing the cold temperatures we are experiencing. At the moment, plants are looking very healthy and strong.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

Numbers, if the current weather continues will increase each week.
Sunny and warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 15°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 15°C - 18°C.
Larger numbers harvested this week.
Quality is looking good.
The warmer temperatures are a big contribution to the increase in our picking volumes. Numbers, if the current weather continues will increase week by week.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Overall all plantings are looking very good.
Sunny and warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 15°C – 29°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 13°C - 16°C.
Larger numbers harvested this week.
Quality is looking good.
Nights are still cool, but not as cool as the previous weeks. Fruit is beginning to mature a little bit faster. Volumes will increase in the weeks ahead. We have finished planting all the scheduled patches this week. Overall all plantings are looking very good, patch 7 however was slightly challenged due to the cold nights that we have experienced.

SA Pride - Posted by

The transplanting went well.
Cloudy days with showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 10°C – 16°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 9°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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The transplanting went well and the plants have adjusted well in their new environment.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

Plants are coming along well.
Cloudy days with a few showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 4°C – 13°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 7°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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Plants are coming along well, growth is slow as predicted but plants are looking very healthy.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

The extremely cold nights have ceased.
Sunny and warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 15°C – 29°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 13°C - 16°C.
Numbers harvested are continuing to be on the low side.
Quality is ok.
The extremely cold nights have ceased. Plants however, have not adjusted yet to the warmer climate. Volumes will increase in the coming weeks. This week we concluded our planting for the season.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Volumes should gradually increase from the coming week.
Foggy mornings with sunny days. Daily temperatures ranged between 12°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 10°C.
Numbers harvested were slightly larger than last week.
Quality is good.
Considering that we have 3 patches in production, the numbers harvested are low. This is due to cold nights that we are still experiencing. Volumes should gradually increase from the coming week as temperatures are forecast warm up.

SA Pride - Posted by

This Saturday we will begin transplanting.
Cloudy days with showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 10°C – 16°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 9°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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This Saturday we will begin transplanting. We are allowing the seedlings to adjust to their new climate. As the overnight temperatures are still very good.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

Plants are developing quite well.
Cloudy days with showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 4°C – 14°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 7°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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Even though the weather is not the best, plants are developing quite well. We are adjusting our fertigation, watering schedule and heating in a way to maintain the plants at healthy and strong levels.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

We anticipate improvements in numbers harvested.
Foggy mornings with sunny days. Daily temperatures ranged between 12°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 10°C.
Small numbers harvested this week.
Quality is good.
The cold nights have affected the production levels of the tomato pants. The rain we have also experienced has affected a percentage of our fruit in quality, therefore numbers are lower than usual. We anticipate improvements in numbers harvested as well as quality as the weather forecast is looking favourable to our cause.

SA Pride - Posted by

We will be starting to plant the first of the seedlings for the 2019-2020 season.
Overcast and rainy days. Daily temperatures ranged between 9°C – 15°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 3°C - 7°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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We will be starting to plant the first of the seedlings for the 2019-2020 season.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

The planting has now been finished.
Cold overcast days with rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 4°C – 16°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 7°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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The planting has now been finished and we forecast our first pick for this season will be by end of September.

QLD Pride - Posted by

We now have 3 patches in production.
Warm and sunny days with cold nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 7°C – 24°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 2°C - 7°C.
Reasonable numbers harvested.
Quality is looking very good.
We now have 3 patches in production, but volumes have not increased due to the cooler conditions. This week we picked the first of our Roma Tomatoes. Fruit is looking good in shape, size and shine.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

The Roma Tomatoes are looking good in quality.
Warm sunny days with cold nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 7°C – 24°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 2°C - 7°C.
Small numbers harvested.
Quality is looking ok.
Volumes will remain as current until we receive warmer overnight temperatures. The crops that were affected by the recent rain have cleared up. The Roma Tomatoes are looking good in quality. Size is a little on the large side.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Roma Tomatoes will be picked from Patch 3 on Saturday.
Mostly sunny days with rainfall later in the week. Daily temperatures ranging between 25°C - 26°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 15°C - 19°C.
Slightly larger volumes harvested.
Quality is very good.
Our first trial of Roma Tomatoes will be picked from Patch 3 on Saturday. The trials are looking good at this stage. Quality has held up extremely well considering the weather.