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The whole organization of the technical service follows seven key factors for success

1 - Respect the appropriate market

  • Produce the right variety, the good clone
  • Adapt production to the true/real capacities of the market.

2 - Follow the financial profits.

Know your own figures; cost price, charges, produce, net margins, the turnover to cover charges, etc

3 - Know the quality of the earth

4 - Guarantee the best developement for the plant

Do the right pruning for shape and fruiting, the right fertilizer, manage irrigation correctly, obtain the best production.

5 - Ensure a regular production

  • Thinning out
  • Protection against weather hazards.

6 - Maintain the initial quality of fruit

  • Plant protection.
  • Protection against severe weather conditions.
  • Quality and organization of harvest.

7 - Motivate and train your human ressources

  • Motivation and responsibility
  • Training workers

AVENIR QUALITE’s technical service
  • The access to knowledge/ avaliability
  • Services of the expert on the ground.
  • Services of the expert at the office
  • Technical training of the group.

The access to knowledge

  • Direct communication by telephone : permanantly and/or temporarily during thinning out.
  • Communication by email or fax.
  • Keeping records

Services of the expert at the office

  • Assessement/evaluation and planning of annual fertilization
  • Preparation of a health and hygiene strategy for the plants
  • Preparation of various projects.

Personalized visits

  • The working topics are chosen according to business requirements and discussed again once a year at the end of the year.
  • A detailed report is made at each visit and given to the producer.

The expert service on your company The services of the expert on site.


This theme requires several visits by the expert.
FOST : Pruning strategies for the workers.
STH1, STH2, STH3 :Visit for winter pruning strategy
STE1,STE2,STE3 : Visit for summer pruning strategy

Main aims :
  • Enabling the fruit branches to receive maximum sunlight.
  • Adaptation of the number of fruit buds to the yield of the variety, the plot of land and the market wanted.
  • Preparing a new orchard.
  • Reduce as much as possible the working hours to have better profits.

Health and hygiene for plants.

Composed of several different actions.
SPHP : Preliminary health and hygiene strategy.
CPUL : Control of sprayer
RPUL : Adjusting the setting on the sprayer.

Main aims :
  • Identify the problems and try to solve them
  • Protect the wildlife and the environment
  • Rotate the chemical families in order to limit the problems of resistance and residues

The fertilization

BFUM : Assessment of nutient requirements
NUTS : Nutrition plan in the ground
NUTF : Nutrition plan on the leaf

Main aims :
  • Adapt the fertilizer to the variety , the plot, and the market targeted
  • Adapt fertilizers depending on the potential of each plot of land, the soil and the present climate.


EPFL : Visit for thinning
ECH1 : Visit for thinning at the fruitlet stage.
ECH2 : Visit for thinning after the fruitlet is out
ECH3 : Visit for thinning 2 or 3 weeks after the fruilet stage
EMAN: Visit for manual thinning
FOCE : Training for thinning after calculations
FSIT: Training for thinning after calculations.

Main aims :
  • The main aim is to maintain good, quality production from one year to another
  • Adapt the thinning strategy depending on the variety, the plot and the market targetted.
  • Early control of the obtain the fruit size desired by the customers.

Irrigation management

IDEM: Demonstration and installation of irrigation equipment
ISUI: Monitoring irrigation with ‘tensiometre’ and other equipment.


Fruit growth/size

VETE: Pre-season vist to check and control the orchard.
COJV: Special training for young orchards.
CDC1,CDC2: Control specifications



OREC: Organisation of the harvest
REC1, REC2, REC3: Periodique visits to know when to start the harvest.
CLAR: Classifying the crop
SMAT: Following the ripeness of fruit

Main aims :
  • Decision to start picking depending on the variety, the plot of land and the market targetted.
  • Orientation of the plot according to its potential
  • Have an overall view on the global quality of each batch.
  • Identify labour requirements and peak times.


DIAG : Orchard diagnostic
PPLA: Planting and renovation project
PGRE: Hail net Project
PGEL: Frost protection project
PIRR: Irrigation project


Analytical research

ASOL : Soil analysis
ARAM : Branch analysis
AFEU : Leaf analysis
AFRU : Fruit analysis
PREL : Sample for analysis


The costs

  • Each visit is cahrged based on spent time with the producer or producer group
  • A visit is made at least 2 hours but can go up to 8 hours or more
  • Each visit is charged based on the theme of work
  • Participation in travel costs is added to the price of the visit
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