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Tassie Pride - Posted by

We are continuing to perform plant care.
Cloudy days with considerable rain later in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 11°C – 15°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between -1°C - 8°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is very good.
We are continuing to perform plant care in the poly and glass houses. We planted the second quarter of the glass house and the seedlings are looking very good and have adjusted well. The seedlings for the third quarter of the glass house began germinating today and the seedlings for the fourth quarter of the glass house have been sowed this week. We are preparing and cleaning the third quarter of the glass house for transplanting in approx. 2-3 weeks.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Overall the plants are holding up well.
Sunny days with warm temperatures. Daily temperatures ranged between 22°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 17°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
The ideal weather conditions has helped the patches bare good quality tomatoes in large harvest volumes. Overall the plants are holding up well and we are noticing that tomato size is increasing particularly from patches 1 and 4.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

We are still noticing good quality tomatoes.
Sunny days with warm temperatures. Daily temperatures ranged between 22°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 17°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
We are managing the difficulty that some of the cooler overnight temperatures have provided. We are still noticing good quality tomatoes, but feel that this can improve with warmer temperatures.

SA Pride - Posted by

Preparation for next season will be our priority moving forward.
Cloudy conditions with showers and cooler temperatures. Daily temperatures ranged between 13°C – 15°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 3°C - 9°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
The wet and cool conditions are setting in towards the closing weeks of this season. As mentioned last week, we are not noticing or forecasting any considerable changes to the plants or fruit throughout these finals weeks. Preparation for next season will be our priority moving forward.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

The younger plants are consistently looking very healthy.
Cloudy days with rain throughout the week, along with cool overnight temperatures. Daily temperatures ranged between 10°C – 14°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 7°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is very good.
The younger plants are consistently looking very healthy and the older plants in the first half of the glass house are approaching the end of their picking cycle. Currently, we are still prioritising plant care in the poly house and by the end of next week the seeds from the second half of the glass house that were recently transplanted should be in their germination phase.

QLD Pride - Posted by

Overall, all patches are looking healthy and coming along nicely.
Sunny days with warm temperatures. Daily temperatures ranged between 21°C – 29°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 10°C - 21°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
Overall, all patches are looking healthy and coming along nicely. The quality of the tomatoes from the earlier patches (patch 2 and 3) remain optimal while still continuing to improve. The later patches are also looking good as the plants are developing well with a prolific flower set. Transplanting of the later patches is also going well and remains on schedule.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

Quality of the fruit continues to improve with every pick.
Sunny days with warm temperatures. Daily temperatures ranged between 21°C – 29°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 10°C - 21°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
Plant productivity continues to be a challenge that we are managing, but quality of the fruit continues to improve with every pick.

SA Pride - Posted by

Quality remains optimal.
Cloudy conditions with significant rain at the start of the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 11°C – 19°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 5°C - 10°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
As we reach the end of the season, we are having consistent weather and are not finding any significant changes to the plants or fruit. Plant productivity has been slower due to the cooler temperatures, but quality remains optimal. We forecast to finish the season slightly later than expected, which will be in another 2-3 weeks.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

The first plantings are performing well.
Partly cloudy conditions with showers scattered throughout the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 8°C – 15°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 0°C - 7°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is very good.
The first plantings are performing well; the plants are healthy, strong and very productive and the fruit is good in quality and size. We are also performing the final clean up of the second part of the glass house and forecast to be transplanting next week.

QLD Pride - Posted by

The plants and fruit from patch 1 are holding up well.
Mostly sunny days with warm temperatures and light winds this week. Daily temperatures ranged between 24°C – 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 11°C - 18°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
The plants and fruit from patch 1 are holding up well. All other patches are showing good plant health with strong flower set and fruit quality, which is continuously improving. Overall, we are harvesting medium to large fruit.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

The fruit is taking colour nicely.
Mostly sunny days with warm temperatures and light winds this week. Daily temperatures ranged between 24°C – 28°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 11°C - 18°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
As the weather remains consistent and we move further away from the previous rain event fruit quality has improved. The fruit is taking colour nicely, but our priority is speeding up plant productivity.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

Overall, the plants are looking very healthy.
Mostly sunny days with milder temperatures and showers later in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 14°C – 16°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 3°C - 9°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is very good.
The increased sunlight that the plants are receiving along with ideal growing temperatures have been a welcome change. Overall, the plants are looking very healthy and the younger plants are responding well to the plant care we have performed. The second quarter of the glass house will be ready for harvest in 3 weeks with capsicums and plants looking strong and healthy.

QLD Pride - Posted by

The recent rain has cleared up and the plants have recovered well.
Partly cloudy days this week with optimal temperatures. Daily temperatures ranged between 25°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 17°C - 20°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
The recent rain has cleared up and the plants have recovered well, considering how many millimetres we received. The size of the tomatoes is gradually increasing compared to the smaller sizes that were mentioned last week. Harvest volumes and quality of the fruit is also improving as we find our footing and move away from the challenges that the rain and early parts of the season provided.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

The plants and fruit are still recovering from the rain.
Partly cloudy days this week with optimal temperatures. Daily temperatures ranged between 25°C – 27°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 17°C - 20°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is improving.
The plants and fruit are still recovering from the rain event that we are coming out of. We forecast that it will take another few more days to see some improvement in the fruit and another 2 weeks in order to move back into proper production.

SA Pride - Posted by

We anticipate to harvest for another 3 weeks.
Partly cloudy conditions this week with some scattered showers. Daily temperatures ranged between 13°C – 20°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 3°C - 12°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
The milder temperatures and consistent conditions has lead to consistent harvest numbers and quality. We anticipate to harvest for another 3 weeks and after this, we will begin to prepare for the new season where we will begin transplanting in August.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

The younger glass house plants are looking very good.
Mostly sunny days with milder temperatures. Daily temperatures ranged between 13°C – 17°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 14°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is very good.
The plants in the poly houses are looking very strong and healthy. The younger glass house plants are also looking very good and our primary focus for this week will be plant care before we begin harvesting soon.

QLD Pride - Posted by

The quality of the tomatoes remains optimal.
Rainfall easing earlier in the week with warmer temperatures throughout. Daily temperatures ranged between 26°C – 29°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 19°C - 22°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is reasonable.
Thankfully the rain that we have been enduring recently has started to ease up, which has allowed us to begin harvesting this week in smaller volumes as per any first pick. The quality of the tomatoes remains optimal, the only compromise we have noticed from the rain has been in size.

GMT Roma Tomatoes - Posted by

The rain has eased this week.
Rainfall easing earlier in the week with warmer temperatures throughout. Daily temperatures ranged between 26°C – 29°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 19°C - 22°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality has been challenged.
The rain has eased this week, which has created an opportunity to tend to the patches as well as harvest. We have found that some of the tomatoes have been affected by the significant rain we have received and are now preparing for further rain as forecasted.

SA Pride - Posted by

Our harvest volumes have remained consistent.
Overcast days throughout, with rain earlier in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 17°C – 23°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 4°C - 17°C.
Reasonable volumes harvested.
Quality is good.
Our harvest volumes have remained consistent, We are managing the cooler overnight temperatures well and anticipate to be still harvesting for approx. 3 weeks. With warmer temperatures forecast, we should finish off with larger volumes being harvested.

Tassie Pride - Posted by

We remain busy this week as we are transplanting.
Cooler conditions this week with cloudy days and morning fog. Showers developing later in the week. Daily temperatures ranged between 16°C – 19°C. Overnight temperatures ranged between 6°C - 13°C.
Small volumes harvested.
Quality is very good.
We remain busy this week as we are transplanting and cleaning out the glass house for the new crops that are to be transplanted soon. The cooler temperatures and lack of sunlight has challenged plant productivity and therefore has not lead to considerable harvest volumes.