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.

SA Apple & Pear Strategic Plan Summary

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.

Apple netting financial analysis tool_v.1.1

Guide to the Apple Netting Financial Analysis Tool

Business Case Template – final

Netting calculator and business case Final Report

Orchard Efficiency Case Study

This case study highlights the differences in labour efficiency between the production of two key apples varieties.

Orchard Efficiency Case Study