Apricot growers bounce back from bad year…Locals’ sweet harvest

Waikerie dried apricot grower and Dried Fruit Trees Australia chair Kris Werner, who lost about 70 per cent of his crop last year due to bad weather, says yields have been well up this season. PHOTO: Erin Williams
A LOCAL grower says more needs to be done to change the public’s perceptions of dried apricots, despite Riverland growers harvesting a healthy crop this season

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Jeremy Rochow

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Jeremy completed a bachelor of Journalism and Writing at the University of South Australia in 2015. He produced Radio Adelaide's breakfast program and wrote for the Australian Ice Hockey League while studying. He grew up in Adelaide before travelling and working in Canada and the United Kingdom for a few years. He is an avid Australian Rules and cricket fan.

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