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Global retail trends for fresh produce and COVID-19 - Professor David Hughes

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Friday, 10 July 2020, 4.00pm

COVID-19 has had major global impacts on consumption patterns and global supply chains across the fresh produce sector.

Energetic, engaging, humorous and insightful, leading global food retail authority Dr David Hughes shares his thoughts on impacts emerging out of COVID-19 in different parts of the world, as well as the opportunities and challenges facing Tasmanian horticulture in this environment. 

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Tasmania: the Apple Isle

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Friday, 10 July 2020, 1.15pm

Growing apples is an art; one that takes years to learn and a lifetime to master. Apples have been grown in Tasmania since the mid 1800's, with production orchards planted and worked by generations of the same Tasmanian families.

Today. apples continue to be a core of part of Tasmania and it's idyllic rural identity. Meet some of the people who form the heart and soul of Tasmania's iconic apple industry.

 

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Global apple export trends - 2019-20

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Friday, 10 July 2020, 1.10pm

Apples are the second most traded fruits in the world, and are shipped to markets across the globe. Join us as Wayne Prowse from Fresh Intelligence Consulting guides us through the latest global trade flows and trends in apple exports for 2020.

 

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TIA cherry nitrogen research update

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 4.00pm

Nitrogen uptake and distribution within fruit trees is a dynamic process and the effects of one season’s nitrogen uptake extend through to the next. Researchers at the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) are looking at the most effective use of nitrogen in cherry orchards around Tasmania, to help producers enhance productivity and improve fruit quality.

 

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Global cherry exports trends - 2019-20

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 4.00pm

Cherries are one of the 5 most traded fruits in the world, and are shipped globally to markets across the globe. Join us as Wayne Prowse from Fresh Intelligence Consulting guides us through the latest global trade flows and trends in cherry exports for 2020.

 

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Strawberry webinars with Klaas Plas

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 4.00pm

Klaas Plas is a strawberry expert from the Netherlands with over 30 years experience in all aspects of strawberry production. In part one of this video he describes what can be done to keep a strawberry in balance between vegetative and generative for optimum fruit production. In part two he looks at current and future integrated pest management practices in strawberries.

 

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