Author Archives: Graeme N
Graeme and Barbara Nicholas have sold their orchard.
The industry now has a benchmark website to enter and review orchard data. To get a login for your orchard, or to add your orchard to the benchmarking project please email Graeme for a login. Go to the benchmark login … Continue reading
[the following information has been supplied by Heather North from the NZWIG Research Committee, for members’ information and comment. It outlines the characteristics under consideration for each of the cultivars – GN] HOWARD + LARA Going by the recent Special … Continue reading
Walnuts help diabetes control (ScienceAlert) A new study has found that keeping the diet for type 2 diabetes under control gets a lot of help from including daily amounts of foods with the right kind of fats such as walnuts. Check … Continue reading
The following is from an email to the NZWIG committee from Mike C. He was responding to the fact that the committee is considering planning a special general meeting to enable the next round of discussion and decision on importing … Continue reading
Canterbury and other walnut growing areas can has suffer a devastating “advection” frost. Devastating because it kills off all tender shoots even several meters above the ground, including flowers. Richard L. Snyder, Extension Biometeorologist University of California, Atmospheric Science describes … Continue reading