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  • Continuous irrigation monitoring
  • Codling moth trapping
  • Pest and disease monitoring

Recent Projects

Picking a path to pipfruit success

“Hawke’s Bay apples are in hot demand across the globe, the industry is innovative, forward thinking and going places – so can young Kiwis”. Pipfruit New Zealand is encouraging more young people to consider a career in the industry says Capability development manager Erin Simpson. 

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Viticulture Model Vineyard Benchmarking Report

The 2016 harvest produced a record yield for the Marlborough model at an average of 15.1 tonnes per hectare. Sauvignon Blanc yielded an average of 16.5 tonnes per hectare, a 41 percent increase compared with 2015. Pinot Noir produced its highest yield to date at 8.6 tonnes per hectare, up 62 percent compared with 2015.

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Viticulture Gross Margin Benchmarking Report 2016

Gross margin benchmarking was completed, in collaboration with the Ministry for Primary Industries and New Zealand Wine, for Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Marlborough. The gross margin calculates the revenue minus direct expenses for growing, harvesting and marketing the crop.

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Staying ahead of the curve

What apple variety mix should we grow to be successful in a changing world? This article discusses some of the strategic factors involved in choosing what we produce and offer to our customers.

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