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Pruim-en-nektarien-uitdagings by Hortgro-indaba bespreek

Deur Kara van der Berg Die 2021/2022 pruim seisoen was die slegste wat die Suid-Afrikaanse steenvrugmark in jare beleef het. Om hierdie aan te spreek en die pad vorentoe uit te lê, het Hortgro in Augustus vanjaar ’n pruim-en-nektarien-indaba by…

Ripe Apricots On A Tree In Orchard

Apricots: an untapped fruit on the market

By Kara van der Berg Apricots have been eaten since ancient times. The Romans called it Praecocum – the precious one. The tiny stone fruits are packed with protein, fibre, and minerals and have been found to be effective in…

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Hortgro Pome and Stone Budgets 2021-2022

During September 2021 the following information was shared with the respective Hortgro Pome and Hortgro Stone producer councils regarding the 2021-22 budgets: Council members received the draft 2021-2022 budgets for discussion/approval at the two council meetings (Stone, 8 September and Pome,…

Baba Boord


After a prolonged and intensive process of negotiations between Hortgro and the Agricultural Research Council (ARC), the Hortgro Pome and Stone Fruit Boards have made a decision that the industry should dis-engage itself from the ARC breeding programme with immediate…

Boland Landbouskool

Boland Landbouskool huisves Pro-Hort evaluasieblokke

Die Boland Landbouskool buite die Paarl gaan voortaan proefblokke huisves as deel van die Pro-Hort kultivar-evalueringsprogram. Dit is die eerste keer dat ‘n skool gaan deel wees van die projek. Pro-Hort, ‘n samewerkingsprogram tussen Hortgro en Provar is verlede jaar…

Prohort Web

Pro-Hort puts the value back in evaluation

Anna Mouton reports on a new programme that empowers producers to select cultivars wisely. A new programme for the evaluation of pome and stone fruit cultivars was recently launched at Klipboschlaagte near Ashton. The Pro-Hort programme is the result of…

Velddag Web


RENEWAL OF STATUTORY MEASURES – PERIOD 2019 – 2023 During the Hortgro Pome and Stone Fruit Producer Council meetings in September 2018, it was agreed that Hortgro proceeds with the process to renew statutory measures, including a new levy cycle,…



We are moving into peak stone fruit season and growers and agri-workers might need to refresh their strategies regarding stone fruit production. Download Hortgro Stone’s November Timely Hints here:timely-hints-november-2018 Laai Hortgro Stone se Tydige Wenke vir November hier af: tydige-wenke-november-2018

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