Launch of Third Apple and Pear Orchard Program
Published:09 Sep.2020    Source:Hort Innovation

HORT INNOVATON has kicked off the third Apple and Pear industry Productivity, Irrigation, Pests and Soils (PIPS3) program. The program covers apple and pear orchards across the country and focuses on new technology and advanced management systems and applying integrated biological management to pests, diseases and soil. 

Hort Innovation Research and Development Manager Adrian Hunt said, “The program is in initial stages of establishing research activities. It will deliver new research and build on the success of previous PIPS programs and benefit apple and pear growers. PIPS3 will execute an integrated program of activities across the whole orchard system.”