THE first case of cherries for the season fetched $23,000 at the annual Cherry Ball last month.
AFTER some cold and very wet months, the Cornish family are praying for sunny skies to help finish off their Christmas cherry varieties.
An urgent growers meeting was held at Lenswood last month in the wake of a November hailstorm that destroyed next year’s apple and some cherries.
A WINNING streak of trophies and expansion in the form of new cellar doors in helping put the Langhorne Creek wine region on the map for a growing number of tourists.
It may be a nation with just 8.7 million people on the edge of the desert, but Israel is an unlikely global leader in agricultural R&D.
FEDERAL funding will target fruit fly hotspots, while monitoring regions such as SA, with high-tech systems to give early warnings of fly movements.