Future Orchard Planting Systems Winter Pruning Field Walk

Wed, Jun. 28, 2023 10:00am | Hastings

All are welcome, including stone fruit growers.

• A chance to view FOPs plantings of differing ages and cultivars

• Grower-led discussion on tree training, pruning and 2023/24 production targets

• An opportunity for growers, consultants, and researchers to share their experiences,

and learn from each other.


10-10.45 am: Rockit™ Ormond Road Orchard, 223 Ormond Road, Hastings

• Viewing of Rockit™ approaching 3rd leaf

• Hosts: Todd Blackman and Rockit™ team.

11-11.45 am: T&G Global Evenden Orchard, Twyford, Hastings

• Viewing of Envy™ and Jazz™ approaching 8th leaf

• Please use Raupare Road entrance (opposite Trotter Road)

• Hosts: Ben Rimmer and Andrew McIntyre.

12-12.45 pm: Glenmore Orchard, 37 Twyford Road, RD5, Hastings

• Hosts Glenn & Ingrid Riddell – viewing of Dazzle™ (approaching 5th leaf) and Kiku

(approaching 7th leaf).


Health and Safety: Please sign in on arrival at each orchard (using the onsite app).

For enquiries, please contact Ben.vanHooijdonk@plantandfood.co.nz or 021 245 9932.

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