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from Apatu Farms.
Introducing our Admin team
Along with growing produce, our Admin team has also grown!
Inflorescence (flower cluster) in block A Chardonnay at Omapere
Did you know Tomatoes are classed as a fruit not a vegetable!
Early starts rewards our Ag team with what the day will bring
How many seeds are planted per hour!
Check our our extremely curious and inquisitive cattle
Introducing – Doug
Introducing Doug, Doug mows our orchards on a regular basis. Starting in Havelock North and finishing in Puketapu, it takes a total of 61.9 hours to achieve a full round of 3 orchard blocks.
Apatu Farms also operates a winter lamb finishing platform that works in conjunction with our strategic cropping programs. When our annual crops are harvested, the paddocks are sown with grass seed for pasture.
Our block A Chardonnay at Omapere has flowered! This is better known as inflorescence, which will soon turn into bunches of grapes.
Introducing – Adam Leach
Introducing Adam Leach. Adam joins our business as a Machinery Operator for our Omapere Vineyard,
Hawke’s Bay is our home
Hawke’s Bay is our home. With fertile lands nestled across the Heretaunga plains flanking the Ngaruroro river, we are blessed with rich soils to grow our produce.
Our irrigation branch has been hard at work doing sprinkler maintenance for the season ahead.
The Ag boys have been busy this week, planting 300 hectares of onion seeds.
New Pip-fruit division
Our new Pipfruit division has come along nicely over the last month.