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.

Farmers wanted for regenerative cropping survey

Five hundred crop farmers nationally are wanted for a short online survey – and 75 of those will be selected for a broader, three-year farm monitoring project.

Grow, connect and thrive at hort connections

The southern hemisphere’s largest horticulture conference is arriving in Melbourne June 3-5.

APVMA publishes diazinon, fenitrothion decision

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has published its decisions on the use of diazinon and fenitrothion.

Service dog protects the country

Biosecurity service dog Vespa has done more than his fair share helping to keep Australia safe, intercepting 1300 biosecurity risk items across 129 commodities last year – the most of any biosecurity detector dog in the country.

Citrus boss puts squeeze on Queensland government

Citrus Australia has called on the Queensland government to provide further financial assistance to citrus growers in the state’s far north, as transport costs escalate following ex-tropical cyclone Jasper.

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Industry finds 2023 a tough year to crack

Almond growers have experienced one of their most challenging years in recent history.

Almond sales on trend

Australian almond sales remain on pace to clear processor warehouses by season’s end after another significant sales month in September.

AOA fights levy

The federal government's proposed additional 10 per cent biosecurity charge on agricultural levy-paying producers, by July 1 next year has been strongly opposed by the horticultural (and many other agricultural) industries.

Farmers lead trade fight

The Cairns Group Farm Leaders (Farm Leaders) have reinforced their commitment to their vision to create a world with an equitable and enforceable rules-based trading system in agriculture.

Sign up science students

The Monash University Industry Experience Internship Program connects businesses with students from six Monash University faculties.