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GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

All is proceeding well.
Overcast days. Daily temperatures ranging between 18°C - 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 15°C - 18°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is looking good.
All is proceeding well. Volumes however, may reduce if the overcast days we are currently experiencing persist.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Patch 7 has now been planted.
A few cold nights and rainy days. Daily temperatures ranging between 9°C - 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 7°C - 16°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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Patch 7 has now been planted. Patch 1 fruit is starting to size up and showing a good green mature colour. If the temperatures remain warm, we will be harvesting in less then two weeks.

SA Pride - Posted by

This is week the final week of the season.
Very cold nights and cool days. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C – 15°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 1°C - 9°C.
Small numbers harvested.
Quality is good.
This is week the final week of the season. Volumes to harvest are small but fruit is looking very good.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We are continuing the glasshouse clean up.
Overcast days with rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C – 15°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 1°C - 6°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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We are continuing the glasshouse clean up, along with sowing for next season’s crop.

SA Pride - Posted by

We are heading to the end of the season.
A few overcast days with rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C – 18°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 1°C - 10°C.
Reasonable numbers harvested.
Quality is very good.
We are heading to the end of the season. We will be finished within the next two weeks. We have started the clean up for the season and working on the new houses for the 2019-20 season.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

Late last week our season came to an end.
Overcast days with rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C – 15°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 1°C - 6°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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Late last week our season came to an end. We are busy on the farm cleaning up and preparing for next season.

Gillieston Fresh Produce - Posted by

We have arrived at the end of our season.
A couple of rainy mornings. Daily temperatures ranged between 1°C - 14°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 7°C.
Very small numbers harvested.
Quality is ok.
We have arrived at the end of our season. Patches are now getting cleaned up and another team is working on preparing new ground for next season.

SA Pride - Posted by

This week’s harvest numbers have been larger than expected.
Cold nights with warm days. Daily temperatures ranged between 7°C – 21°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 7°C.
Good numbers harvested this week.
Quality is very good.
This week’s harvest numbers have been larger than expected. We forecast similar numbers for the coming weeks. Our 3rd greenhouse construction is proceeding as expected and will soon be ready. The first 2 greenhouses built are ready and soil treatments for next season have already begun.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We are continuing with final harvesting for the season.
Cold overcast days. Daily temperatures ranged between 7°C – 17°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 7°C.
Small numbers harvested.
Quality is good.
We are continuing with final harvesting for the season along with cleaning out the plants and disinfecting the growing areas. As mentioned last we harvest numbers will be very low for the next few weeks.

QLD Pride - Posted by

This week patch 5 has been planted.
Cloudy mornings with warm nights and days. Daily temperatures ranging between 21°C - 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 18°C - 21°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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This week patch 5 has been planted. Everything is going better than expected considering the tough start to the season. Slowly we are catching up with our planting schedule and plants are looking quite strong and healthy.

Gillieston Fresh Produce - Posted by

Volumes for the coming week will be small.
Cold nights and days with foggy mornings. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C - 18°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 1°C - 5°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is ok.
Cold nights and days with foggy mornings. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C - 18°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 1°C - 5°C.

SA Pride - Posted by

It has been a slow start, but volumes will pick up.
Cold days and nights with showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 12°C – 18°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 7°C - 12°C.
Small numbers harvested this week.
Quality is fantastic.
The much cooler and overcast weather has slowed the picking schedule. It has been a slow start, but volumes will pick up over the coming weeks.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We are getting close to the end of the season.
Cold overcast days with rain. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C – 15°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 5°C.
Numbers harvested are very minimal.
Quality is good.
We are getting close to the end of the season. Numbers for the remaining weeks will remain as current. The seeds for our 1st seed lot of the 2019-2020 season will be sowed in the next two weeks.

QLD Pride - Posted by

We have caught up with our growing preparations.
A few sunny and hot days with cool nights. Daily temperatures ranged between 13°C – 30°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 10°C - 21°C.
Currently we are not harvesting.
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We have caught up with our growing preparations and planting schedule. We are on track for our 5th planting this coming week and our 9th seeding. More rain is forecast for mid next week, but this should no impede our operation.

Gillieston Fresh Produce - Posted by

The rain has slowed down our picking schedule.
Cold and sunny days early in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 3°C - 18°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 1°C - 7°C.
Smaller numbers harvested.
Quality is holding up ok.
The rain we have experienced last week has slowed down our picking schedule and reduced the numbers of our premium fruit. Quality however is holding up pretty well.

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.