It is the end of the season for 2015. After a very dry start, we have received a lot of deliveries above 6% kernel moisture towards the end. This has slowed production down considerably and although having the second largest crop ever, we had envisaged being finished earlier than we did. Most varieties were finished being received by the 17th […]
It is mid April and Laragon has processed over a 1/3 of the estimated 2015 crop for our almond growers. The dry harvest and new BM&M deck has helped increase our production speed by almost 1 tonne per hour on average from previous years. Mark has prepared the pollinator roster and all growers should now have their copy. The Grower […]
The blossom season looked beautiful and the new season almonds are already developing nicely. At the recent ABA conference there was a lot of talk about orchard hygiene being the most important aspect of keeping pests out of the orchard and improving the final quality of the kernels. Laragon is also committed to improved kernel quality. Insect control has been […]
Laragon finished 24 hour processing mid July this year, which is really pleasing. The 2014 crop processed at a reasonably quick pace which avoided long drawn out storage for our almond growers. Whilst most growers were a little down on expected tonnages, the quality we saw at Laragon was reasonably good.