Communication and publications
SA Apple & Pear Industry Strategic Plan 2015-2020
The Apple & Pear Growers Association of South Australia have released a 5 year strategic plan. A summary of this plan can be downloaded here.
Netting Financial Analysis Tool
The Apple & Pear Growers Association of South Australia received funding from the Adelaide Mount Lofty Ranges NRM Board in 2015 to develop a financial analysis tool for apple and pear growers in the Adelaide Hills to assess the cost benefit of installing permanent netting. The report and tools developed as an outcome can be downloaded here.
Orchard Efficiency Case Study
This case study highlights the differences in labour efficiency between the production of two key apples varieties.