Adam Coleman

About Adam Coleman

Development Officer- Temperate Fruits
DPI Agriculture | NSW Department of Industry
02 6391 3812
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NSW state report – Feb/Mar 2018

The cool-climate growing districts of Batlow and Orange suit the production of cherries as well as apples. Growers with both crops reported good cherry prices in the wholesale market up to the Christmas and New Year period. For most, the cherries provided a welcome early cashflow long before the first apples were harvested. There are [...]

By |February 21st, 2018|NSW-ACT|

NSW state report – Dec 2017/Jan 2018

What a turnaround there has been in the season from last year. Orange year-to-date rainfall is currently only 406mm – well below the average of 807mm and well behind the record rainfall last winter/spring of 1115mm. However, welcome rainfall over the past few weeks has certainly topped up soil profiles, as can be seen in [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|NSW-ACT|

NSW state report – Aug/Sep 2017

For Orange and Bilpin growers, June and, thus far (at the time of writing), July have been very dry months, with winter having started to bite only over the past few weeks. With the dry weather allowing growers to make good progress on winter pruning. Apple growers at the winter Future Orchards walk in [...]

By |August 1st, 2017|NSW-ACT|