Future Orchards library

The Future Orchards® library provides growers access to key resources from the program. This page provides quick access to current events, webinars and recently added materials. Visit the archive library or click on each of the topics below to view specific resources from the duration of the program.

June/July 2019

March/April 2019

Focus Orchard trial updates

Future Orchards webinars

The Future Orchards webinars are a series of short educational videos for Australian apple and pear growers.

Archive library

Or click on the topics below to view documents in the archive library.

Climate modification/risk management
Varieties and rootstocks
Orchard systems
Pre-plant preparation
Post-plant care Grafting
Pruning and training
Growth regulators
Vigour balance
Biennial bearing
Chemical thinning
Crop loading and hand thinning
Fruit monitoring
Pest and disease
Spray technology
Fruit quality
General orchard husbandry
Harvest management
Post harvest management
     Pear Production Masterclasses
Business Planning
Labour efficiency
Orchard profitability
Measure, manage, improve
Tools and calculators
OrchardNet® training and resources
PIPS extension
Focus Orchard and Trial updates
     Focus Orchard updates 2018-2020
     Focus Orchard updates 2015-2018
     Focus Orchard updates 2012-2015
     Trial reports 2017/2018
     Trial reports 2016/2017
     Trial reports 2015/2016
     Trial reports 2014/2015
     Trial reports 2013/2014
Grower case studies
Business development program
     BDP 2018-2019
     BDP 2017-2018
     BDP 2016-2017
     BDP 2015-2016
     BDP 2014-2015
     BDP 2012-2014
     BDP 2011-2012
     BDP 2010-2011
Future Orchards project updates
Future Orchards 2012 and the monitor blocks
Facilitator summary notes 
Monitor block forms
Other documents

For OrchardNet® and webinars return to the side menu at the top of the page.