Jurassic bunya nut makes its mark in 2024

In case you’ve never heard of it, the bunya nut is not just a culturally significant Australian nut – dating back to Jurassic times – it could have a big future thanks to University of Queensland-led research revealing its substantial health benefits.

Neutrog’s work on almond rot

The Neutrog R&D team has been working in South Australia’s Century Orchards for a number of seasons to explore how biologicals can be used to improve production with a specific trial relating to the impact of Hull Rot.

Strategic use of fungicide urged

THERE has been strong uptake of new alternative fungicides across the almond industry, however careful application has been urged to avoid resistance and maintain their long-term effectiveness.

Excellence in hort awarded for 2024

Leading lights of the Australian horticulture industry have been recognised at the Horticulture Awards for Excellence 2024 at the Hort Connections Gala Dinner in June.

Corteva integrates Stoller to boost crop performance

Corteva Agriscience will integrate Stoller Australia into its domestic operation to scale and strengthen the development of sustainably focused solutions for Australian growers.

Unlocking health benefits of fresh produce

A groundbreaking $4.3 million collaboration with growers and scientists is spearheading a nutritional revolution and enticing Aussies to embrace the untapped health treasures available in fresh produce.

Harvest Trail services to end

Agricultural and horticultural industries looking for a steady supply of seasonal or short-term labour are about to hit a hurdle according to Mildura based MADEC.

RIC receives global accolade

Australian Government farm business lender, RIC (Regional Investment Corporation) has been honoured with a global banking and finance award in recognition of achievements in innovation and transformation.

Pink Lady Decisions

It has been more than 10 years since Pink Lady America LLP filed an application before the European Union Intellectual Property Office for the "WILD PINK" wordmark in class 31, stirring a long-standing opposition by Apple and Pear Australia Limited (APAL) and its EU Licensee Star Fruits Diffusion SA, on the grounds of Article 8(1)(b) and 8(5) EUTMR, i.e. likelihood of confusion and breach of reputation with earlier PINK LADY marks (word and device).

Citrus industry stands firm against biosecurity levy

Citrus Australia chief executive Nathan Hancock has told grower members “as hard-working citrus growers, it goes without saying you want to see your money spent on projects and programs where progress can be tracked, and money is wisely invested”.

Nutrien  focuses on emissions

As the focus on sustainability continues to escalate, Australian agribusiness Nutrien Ag Solutions is helping farmers understand their emissions and on-farm opportunities.