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.

Algae trade success

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has approved algae production to the National Standard for Organic and Bio-Dynamic Produce.

New board for Aussie hort

One new and two returning board directors have joined the grower-owned research and development corporation for Australian horticulture, Hort Innovation.

Hort unites to bolster sustainability

Grower groups from across Australia and national representative bodies are showing joint support for the newly released 2023/24 Australian-grown Horticulture Sustainability Framework.

Stone fruit yields set to boom

Leading Australian fresh produce business Montague is gearing up for a large stone fruit crop harvest this season, largely due to the good news of an expected warmer summer.

Free water tests

VICCHEM, a trusted name in agrichemical solutions, is thrilled to announce the continuation of their free water test kit, reaffirming their commitment to providing retail partners and growers with valuable insights to optimise the performance of herbicides, insecticides and fungicides.

Aussie citrus congress 2024

The inaugural Australian Citrus Congress will focus on building a profitable future for the sector.

Glyphosate back for another decade

The European Commission has approved the use of the controversial weedkiller glyphosate for another decade, with a spokesperson for Australian growers backing the move as good news for exports.

FrostBoss expansion is a cut above says Priest

There’s a new wind blowing across the global frost fan market with Kiwi company FrostBoss its cutting-edge blade manufacturing facility in September.