Category Archives: irrigation

A heads up on the future of irrigated Walnut orchards in NZ.

The future of the Walnut industry in New Zealand depends on getting the irrigation consents right, water is a hot topic for regional councils who are working to reduce consented allocations. Continue reading

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A warning on root rot

Probably the greatest threat to the survival of walnut trees is a root rot, probably a phytophthora fungus.  It is not unusual for orchardists on heavier soils to lose a few trees.  We had a reminder recently that even older … Continue reading

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