Pre-plant preparation

Orchard Trellis Design – A Balance of Forces

A Washington State study into designing high density orchard trellises has some useful messages and handy online tool for Australian growers. A new online tool which can reduce the risk of trellis failure under high load by customising orchard systems to meet the demands of local conditions is the key output of a recent Washington [...]

Strategic planning raises orchard profitability

Author: Kevin Manning Regional Technical Advisor, AgFirst kevin.manning@agfirst.co.nz | +64 6 872 7080 Strategic planning has enabled two Focus Orchards within the Future Orchards® program, one in Tasmania and one in Western Australia, to make great strides in lifting the income potential of their properties. Both provide exciting examples of what can be [...]

By |March 28th, 2014|Future Orchards, Pre-plant preparation|