Rural Lifestyle Expo - 5th April Ballarat

Fruit Trees - Orchards - Start to finish

Download Power Presentation - May take a couple of minutes to download.

  • Selecting suitable land for an orchard- soil type, climate, water requirements, pest control.

  • Planting fruit trees - selecting suitable root stock, suitable varieties, irrigation methods and organic fertilizers.

  • Regenerating existing orchards - production time lost between planting and achieving a commercial crop.

  • Value adding - Making preserves, food safety requirements, insurance, packaging.

  • The value of Farmers Markets and Food trails - contacting Bus companies to visit your farm, the realities of having the public visit your farm.

  • Proactive Marketing - Sell your crop before you grow it.

  • Creative Marketing and Promotion - TV exposure, The Story of Precious and Arnold Pigs in Love.

Download Power Presentation - May take a couple of minutes to download.

Printed copy of presentation is available for $20 plus postage and handling by emailing Bev on info@tranquilhills.com.au