Good Practice Guide

This Guide:

  • Provides clear guidelines and practical advice on sustainable and profitable production of strawberries in Australia

  • Demonstrates that Australian strawberries are produced in a an environmentally sustainable manner

  • Is a live tool that can be updated as new information becomes available.

You can access a copy of the full guide here, or click on the individual chapters as below.

 
 

The first chapter of the Good Practice Guide provides useful information on how to improve your soil health and keep your soil where it should be!

For more detail you can also have a look at factsheets on:

 

What are the 6 key steps for making the most efficient use of your water?  Read the second chapter of the Good Practice Guide to find out.

For more detail you can also have a look at factsheets on:

 

Pests a problem? Read the third chapter of the Good Practice Guide to find out how an integrated approach will help you get on top of common pests.

For tips on management of specific strawberry pests have a look at factsheets on:

 


How do you make sure your strawberries are getting enough food? By developing a nutrient budget and regular monitoring.

To make sure you are getting the 4 R's right (right source, right rate, right time and right place) read this chapter of the Good Practice Guide on managing strawberry nutrition.

 

Grown the perfect strawberry? Now you need to keep it looking good! This chapter of the Good Practice Guide shows you how to pick, pack, store and transport your strawberries to maximise shelf-life.

To find out more on common postharvest diseases and disorders have a look at this fact sheet: