What Are Truffles
Truffles are the highly aromatic fruit body of a certain species of (ectomycorrhizal) fungi. They are extremely challenging to farm, due to their …
How To Grow Truffles
This article provides valuable insight into the critical steps involved in truffle growing. The process of growing truffles is extremely complex. The …
The Non-Negotiables Of Truffle Growing
The general principles of truffle growing are universal. There will always be variables, depending on hemisphere, climate zone, soil type and …
Truffle Farm BioSecurity
Post harvest season on a truffle farm is often a time of heightened activity, so bio security should be top of mind.
Truffle Irrigation On Variable Soil Types
The question of how much water, how often and how quickly it should be applied, is one of the most debated aspects of truffle farming.
Truffle Pigs And Dogs
For centuries, pigs and truffles went hand in hand. Today they are used by very few farmers for hunting, but still create great delight, when featured …
How To Prune Young Truffle Trees
Noel Fitzpatrick details the step-by-step process required for efficient pruning.
We have attached a video demonstration at the bottom of the article …
Autumn maintenance for Tuber melanosporum is important, particularly in terms of preparing for the new harvest season.
Spring maintenance in Tuber melanosporum plantations, is carried out in the post-harvest period of early to mid-spring.
During this six week …
The Record Truffle Season
Request an excerpt from Noel discussing, in basic terms, the why and how of Australians record truffle season – 2017.