Ulf Kerer, manager of the AgFirst Technical Services Laboratory, features in the Future Orchards webinar, ‘Assessing fruit maturity’, where he discusses how to assess fruit maturity to achieve optimal harvest quality. He explains in detail how to sample fruit, what to test for and how to measure and record it. He describes in detail the critical process involved in assessing fruit quality and maturity prior to harvest, which are all important to be familiar with prior to harvest. The Future Orchards webinars are a series of short educational videos for Australian apple and pear growers. Watch the full Future Orchards playlist on Youtube. Watch other Future Orchards webinars.