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.

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.