News

Win a night away! (Edition 8)

HI AND WELCOME TO SPRING. The new season is off to a flying start, plenty of early potatoes have been planted already. I was talking to a contractor planting poppies… his comment was interesting – 
“I’ve planted 200 hectares of poppies so far and the…

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Confidence in the industry (Edition 7)

WE ARE HALFWAY THROUGH 2014! WHERE DOES THE TIME GO? The end of the financial year sees us at edition seven, which includes a look at Glenn Carr’s new twin row self propelled Grimme potato harvester. We profile one of our founders Kevin Langmaid, a…

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Are you a bruiser? (Edition 6)

IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE WE ARE INTO MARCH ALREADY WITH APRIL AND EASTER SOON APPROACHING. Our sixth edition is packed with exciting news! Brenden won his cricket championship for a fourth year in a row and now he’s finished celebrating he has had time to…

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Introducing Pam Langmaid (Edition 4)

WELCOME AND SEASON REPORT Spring is here and we are seeing the temperature starting to rise. 
Some early potato growers are planning to plant in the first half 
of September. Boy how fast the seasons roll around. At Cherry Hill 
we began cutting seed in…

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Cutting Evolution (Edition 3)

WELCOME AND SEASON REPORT Wow! How fast do the seasons roll round? At Cherry Hill we started pre-cutting on the 15th of April. Until now the ambient weather has been good for curing sets. However, as this is written, the day temperature is down to…

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DNA Testing (Edition 2)

WELCOME AND SEASON REPORT Well Growers, as you know, now is the time to start thinking about your seed. The process of securing quality seed is to talk to your field officer to find out your contract size and varieties.  The next step is seed…

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Into the future

At present, all seed cutting facilities rely upon ambient air conditions to suberize their cut seed. Ninety percent of the time this is fine, but if your cut seed is in the other ten percent it can be detrimental. To combat this, Cherry Hill Coolstores…

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