In a inconsistent season for producers, Pally Pecans has enjoyed a successful harvest.
Over the years, Bruce Pattinson's experience with the really great breeders is they only have a maximum of three breeds or a few colour varieties within one breed.
To make one kilogram of honey, female worker honey bees may visit around 1 million flowers, collectively flying around 144 000 kilometres. They fly in search of flowers, like I flew from Silicon Valley where I grew up to Australia in 2013 in search of beekeeping work.
Tocal Field Days has grown over the years to become the premiere agricultural event in the Hunter Valley. The event was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID restrictions, making it all the more exciting for Tocal Field Days to be back.