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How Carrots Saved Tonnes of Potatoes (Edition 34)

CHERRY HILL COOLSTORES & TASMANIAN SEED POTATOES SPRING 2022 In our September newsletter, Edition 34, we’d like to share with you our season report, more R&R time for Darryl & Rodney Saltmarsh, getting ready for the next season and an overview of JACS Engineering services for the…

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Happy Easter 2022 (Edition 33)

CHERRY HILL COOLSTORES, TASMANIAN SEED POTATOES, JACS ENGINEERING & HIRT QUARRIES   HAPPY EASTER FOR 2022 In our April newsletter, Edition 33, we’d like to share with you our season report and the happy retirement story of Bill and Elaine Dyson, Tasmanian Seed Potatoes season update…

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Happy Christmas for 2021 (Edition 32)

CHERRY HILL COOLSTORES, TASMANIAN SEED POTATOES, JACS ENGINEERING & HIRT QUARRIES   HAPPY CHRISTMAS FOR 2021 In our December newsletter, Edition 32, we’d like to share with you our season report and progress of our new coolstore for carrots, minitubers and seed planting updates, introduce…

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New Coolstores in Progress (Edition 31)

New Coolstores in Progress In our September newsletter, Edition 31, we’d like to share with you an update on our three new coolstores, news from Andrew and Pam’s big Australian holiday, and a reminder to check-in with the app upon arrival to help keep our community…

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Happy Easter for 2021 (Edition 30)

Happy Easter In our April newsletter, Edition 30, we’d like to share with you an update on our new two lane road, another new ‘smart’ coolstore, how excited we were to help out the local fire brigade with their training exercises, and more. Read on for these…

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Merry Christmas for 2020 and a Happy New Year (Edition 29)

Merry Christmas In our December newsletter, Edition 29, we’d like to share with you the 2020 seed quality and dispatch summary; an update on another coolstore adding 3,600 tonnes of cool storage capacity; our new quarry, as we require so much gravel here, we decided to buy our own…

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Another Coolstore and did someone say carrots? (Edition 28)

Spring has Sprung In our Spring newsletter, Edition 28, we’d like to share with you our 2020 seed quality and storage report, updates on COVID-19 safety measures, our new coolstore construction, a successful season of carrot storage for Simplot and more. Read on for these…

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Construction of new coolstore sheds (Edition 27)

Happy Easter In our Autumn newsletter, Edition 27, we’d like to share with you our 2020 seed quality and yield report and updates on our new coolstore construction, a review of TSP field days in Ballarat and Tasmania, information regarding safety changes to operations at Cherry…

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Who are Tasmanian Seed Potatoes (Edition 26)

Who are Tasmanian SEED POTATOES Our Christmas newsletter, Edition 26, wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas. We’d like to share with you our 2-tonne bin ventilation successes, Kevin Langmaid’s retrospective article on industry bodies and how they’ve shaped the potato industry, information…

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Poppy gets his own road (Edition 25)

POPPY’S ROAD Spring Edition 25 sets to warm you up with the new season, along with the latest developments for traffic flow onsite, launch of our new App, and our recent visit to McCain’s. Read on for these stories and more. The team at Cherry…

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Weighing in on new equipment (Edition 24)

WEIGHING IN ON ALL THINGS NEW Edition 24 catches you up with the new season, along with Kevin Langmaid reflecting on the new weighbridge and how weighing of seed potatoes has changed over the years, a new update on our 2-tonne bin ventilation system, and…

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We can hear the sleigh bells ringing (Edition 23)

‘TIS THE SEASON TO WISH YOU ALL JOY, LOVE AND PEACE – AND WONDERFUL CROPS! Edition 23 is as exciting as anything you will find under your Christmas tree. We share with you our overseas visits to Europe and China, update you on our 2-tonne…

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New systems create some hype (Edition 22)

With the excitement of footy finals over we’re still celebrating with the announcement of some great new systems. This edition is packed with exciting news and developments that are happening around Cherry Hill Coolstores. We’ve implemented a new automatic purging system of C02 throughout our…

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We’re in safe hands. To be sure

We are pleased to welcome Conor O’Doherty to the Cherry Hill team. Conor joins us as our new Business Development Manager. Originally from the beautiful town of Derry in Northern Ireland, Conor moved to Tasmania seven years ago. He moved for love and has fallen…

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Another innovation set for Cherry Hill (Edition 21)

CAN YOU BELIEVE WE ARE INTO MAY 2018. WE CAN’T! We’re starting to receive our seed from Simplot and we have a lovely testimony from one of our newest growers, Ryan Oliver, about his first year growing for them. We have exciting news too – we are…

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