Fruit Maturity for 2020 season

At this time of the year I am watching fruit maturity to determine when we can start picking.  Repeated studies in Australia and overseas have shown that consumers want their Hass avocados to be at least 24-25% dry matter.  At this stage I believe we will start picking in late July and have avocados in stores by August. 

There is always a lot of maintenance to do to try and ensure a trouble free harvest.  All Avowest’s elevated work platforms (EWP) are thoroughly serviced and independently audited for safety.  Even with this, a lot of hair gets pulled out over harvest time, keeping machinery running.

elevated work platforms (EWP) having an issue last season
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