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SA Pride - Posted by

We are currently preparing for the 2021/22 season.
Mostly sunny days this week, with some cloud cover. Daily temperatures ranged between 13°C – 17°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 9°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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We are currently preparing for the 2021/22 season. Our preparations are going well and we are on schedule to begin planting within the next few weeks.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

This coming week will see us perform our first harvest.
Moderate temperatures throughout the week with some apparent frost. Daily temperatures ranged between 11°C – 14°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 5°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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This coming week will see us perform our first harvest. We will be picking mature Green Capsicums as we aim to alleviate the stress on the plants. Weather permitting, we should be harvesting Red and Yellow Capsicums in the next 2-3 weeks.

QLD Pride - Posted by

We anticipate quality to improve.
Some sunny days this week, with overcast and rainy days eventuating later in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 24°C – 26°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 17°C - 19°C.
Harvest volumes are good.
Quality has held up extremely well considering the rain event we experienced.
We experienced some challenges this week in the form of inconsistent weather which has fortunately not led to any considerable setbacks with respect to harvest volumes and quality. We anticipate quality to improve in the coming harvests, with volumes to remain consistent. This week we will be completing our final planting for the season.

SA Pride - Posted by

The 2020/21 season wrapped up last week.
Cold days with showers throughout the end of the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 14°C – 16°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 11°C.
Currently, we are not harvesting.
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The 2020/21 season wrapped up last week. Our primary focus now is preparing the green houses for planting, which will begin in late July. This should give us product by the end of October to early November.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

We anticipate to harvest smaller volumes in the coming week.
Mostly sunny days this week. Daily temperatures ranged between 24°C – 26°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 17°C - 19°C.
Smaller volumes harvested this week.
Quality is acceptable.
The inconsistent weather that we experienced this week has affected the productivity of the plants and in turn has slowed down the ripening of the tomatoes. We anticipate to harvest smaller volumes in the coming week with compromise on quality.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Great plant and tomato health.
This week we experienced mostly sunny days with some cloud cover as well. Daily temperatures ranged between 23°C – 26°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 8°C - 18°C.
Larger volumes harvested.
Quality has improved and is looking good.
We completed planting patch 10 this week. Our other patches, particularly the ones that we have yet to harvest from are displaying great plant and tomato health. Last week’s rain event provided its challenges, but we have managed them well and continue to harvest from patches 1-4 and will begin harvesting from patch 5 next week.

SA Pride - Posted by

We have finished harvesting for this season.
Cold days with a showers throughout the end of the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 14°C – 16°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 11°C.
Volumes harvested are small.
Quality of the tomatoes has deteriorated considerably due to the very cold weather.
We have finished harvesting for this season and we will begin planting for the 2021/22 season in 5 weeks. The seedlings to be planted are looking healthy.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

Strong plants and tomatoes that are optimal.
This week we experienced mostly sunny days with some cloud cover as well. Daily temperatures ranged between 23°C – 26°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 8°C - 18°C.
Smaller volumes harvested this week.
Quality is reasonable.
Our volumes harvested and quality this week were impeded by the rain and colder overnight temperatures, but are expected to improve throughout the coming days and weeks. The patches that we are about to begin picking from are showing strong plants and tomatoes that are optimal in shape, size and sheen.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Patch 2 is loaded with good fruit.
This week we experienced some sunny days with heavy rain later in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 25°C – 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 17°C - 21°C.
Volumes harvested are reasonable.
Quality is improving.
Patch 2 is loaded with good fruit that are displaying good size and colour. Unfortunately however, later in the week we received a significant amount of rain, which has delayed our picking schedule. We are now inspecting the patches and so far the quality of the tomatoes appears to have held up quite well.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

This week we received considerable rain.
This week we experienced some sunny days with heavy rain later in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 25°C – 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 17°C - 21°C.
Good volumes harvested this week.
Quality is looking good.
This week we received considerable rain which will affect our harvest volumes for the coming week. As the rain clears we will be walking the patches to assess the impact the rain has had on the quality of the tomatoes.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Overall as we inspect the patches, the plants are looking healthier.
This week we experienced mostly sunny days. Daily temperatures ranged between 23°C – 26°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 8°C - 19°C.
Volumes harvested are reasonable.
Quality improving with every pick.
Overall as we inspect the patches, the plants are looking healthier and stronger now that the periods of rain have passed. Looking at the forecast, we should be receiving cold nights in the later part of the week, which may slow down our harvesting schedule. We have just completed the planting of patch 9 with patch 10 due to be planted in 2 weeks.

SA Pride - Posted by

We start sowing next week for the 2021/22 season.
Mild temperatures with a few cloudy days. Daily temperatures ranged between 11°C – 21°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 2°C - 10°C.
Volumes harvested are smaller compared to last week.
Fruit quality has slipped slightly due to the cooler daily and overnight temperatures we have received.
We are on track to complete our season in 2 weeks and we will see a decrease in harvest volumes throughout. We start sowing next week for the 2021/22 season. Planting will begin in late July.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

We anticipate a change in our harvesting pattern.
This week we experienced mostly sunny days. Daily temperatures ranged between 23°C – 26°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 8°C - 19°C.
Good volumes harvested this week.
Quality of the tomatoes this week is also good.
We anticipate a change in our harvesting pattern next week as we are set to receive colder temperatures. We have also made adjustments within our fertigation program as we have found that the plants of this new variety have a much different nutrient uptake.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Harvest volumes are gradually increasing.
This week we experienced mostly sunny days. Daily temperatures ranged between 25°C – 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 15°C - 18°C.
Stable volumes are being harvested.
Quality has improved significantly when comparing to our first pick.
We are currently harvesting tomatoes from patches one and two, all of which are displaying great flower and fruit set along with happy and healthy plants. Harvest volumes are gradually increasing, but we are yet to achieve optimal numbers. This has primarily been brought on by a slower ripening process as we continue to receive cooler nights. Next week we will begin planting patch nine.

SA Pride - Posted by

Three weeks left of the 2020/21 growing season.
Mild temperatures with showers forming later in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 13°C – 22°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 12°C.
Volumes harvested are good.
The quality of the tomatoes is also good.
With roughly three weeks left of the 2020/21 growing season, we anticipate that we will begin to see harvest volumes gradually decrease from the beginning of next week. We will also begin our preparations for the next growing season in the coming weeks.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

Volumes will ease over the next two weeks.
This week we experienced mostly sunny days. Daily temperatures ranged between 25°C – 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 15°C - 18°C.
Volumes harvested are good.
Quality of the tomatoes are also looking good.
Looking at the weather forecast as well as the plants and tomatoes, volumes will ease over the next two weeks as we are set to experience cooler nights. We are currently planting on new land with virgin soil and we are excited to see how well the plants and fruit translate to what is for us, a new growing environment.

QLD Pride - Posted by

This week we begun our very first harvest of the season.
We experienced mostly sunny and hot days this week. Daily temperatures ranged between 26°C – 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 16°C - 19°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is looking reasonable considering that this is our first pick.
This week we begun our very first harvest of the season. We have specifically performed this first pick on patch 1 and we have also completed planting patch 8. As per any first pack, volumes harvested are not high and we anticipate this to remain for the next 2-3 weeks.

SA Pride - Posted by

We anticipate to continue harvesting for another 2-4 weeks.
Some sunny days earlier in the week with showers eventually forming. Daily temperatures ranged between 16°C – 25°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 7°C - 17°C.
Volumes that are being harvested are good.
Quality is very good.
As we gradually approach the end of our growing season, we continue to receive optimal growing conditions, which has enabled us to achieve good harvest volumes to fulfil orders as well as good quality tomatoes. We anticipate to continue harvesting for another 2-4 weeks.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

The current growing conditions prove to be optimal.
Sunny and hot days this week. Daily temperatures ranged between 26°C – 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 16°C - 19°C.
Volumes harvested are steady.
Quality of the tomatoes is good.
The current growing conditions prove to be optimal and we are forecasting that both harvest volumes and quality to remain consistent. We are also observing a very good flower and fruit set from the plants.

SA Pride - Posted by

We will remain in season for a maximum of 5 weeks.
Sunny and cool days with cold nights throughout the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 19°C – 20°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 7°C - 10°C.
Similar numbers harvested to last week.
Quality is looking good.
The warmer daily temperatures have assisted the ripening process of the plants and we are hopeful that these conditions remain consistent as it will better place us to harvest stronger volumes not just for the coming week, but for the weeks after. Looking at the fruit on the plants. We anticipate to be able to remain in season for a maximum of 5 weeks.