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Organic Crop Protectants is thrilled to reveal their very latest innovation in plant protection, an organically certified solution for a range of fungal problems.
Ecocarb PLUS is a new dual action fungicide combining the curative powers of potassium bicarbonate with the protective and systemic barrier properties of potassium silicate.

Published in Disease

Soil structure: Soft stable porous soil was considered very important for high yields in a high-density irrigated orchard.

Published in Crop/Growth management

Wet conditions in late winter to early spring can activate shot hole spores that have remained dormant in bud scales and twig lesions during the previous season.

Published in Disease

If you don’t have a weather station in your cherry orchard to track your winter or dormant chill requirement, then try the Chill Calculator. It can track chilling on data from a weather station close to your growing area.

Published in Crop/Growth management

When it comes to fertiliser nutrients, everyone talks about the big three: NPK (Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium).
It’s true that these elements are needed in the biggest quantities for crop growth. We can calculate the requirements by looking at crop removal, soil/tissue tests, and growth stages; and there is no doubt that they are important.

Published in Nutrition

Transtak Engineering & Equipment has manufactured orchard equipment for around 30 years, and began manufacturing the Transtak® aluminium orchard ladder range in the early 1990s.

Published in Tools

Unfortunately the answers to many questions about why and how fruit trees grow and produce fruit are found in scientific journals. These are not written for orchardists.

Published in Crop/Growth management

Fresh produce is a unique industry and a customised software solution allows you to tailor it to suit your operations and can be much more efficient than off-the-shelf software.

Published in Software

Ceravolo Orchards are a family run business who take immense pride in the quality of their produce.

Published in Packing/packaging

ABC Software, a specialist horticulture software company, has been quick off the mark to ensure its ABCgrower meets the new Australian Horticulture Award overtime entitlements for casual workers.

Published in Software

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