Marketing tips: Supplying fresh produce markets

We’ve seen that successful fresh produce marketing is a lot like going to school… starting at the bottom and working through the grades, gaining knowledge and experience as we go. In this article we look at the next important ‘grade’. The step up from the previous marketing options we covered…

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Marketing tips: Options to market your fruit and vegetables

Any serious farmer wants to get the best and most out of every production unit. Here 3 of marketing choices for a fresh produce farmer. Marketing fruit and vege¬tables is a bit like going to school… you have to start at the bottom and work your way up to “qualify”…

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Fruit production: Guidelines for producing pears

Pears need cold winters and dry, hot summers. They flower before apples, and are susceptible to late frost. Nearly every cultivar needs a cross pollinator that flowers at the same time as the main scion cultivar to ensure fruit set and good production. Bees are the main pollinating agent and…

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Fruit production: Fruit farming is a long-term investment

It usually takes more than 4 years before new fruit orchards yield commercially viable crops. Entering this sector should, therefore, be planned well. Here are some factors to consider. Fruit farming can be profitable and rewarding because fruit is essential to the human diet. But it is a highly competitive…

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