Fingerlimes find commercial niche

You never know where your passion can take you and for Jade King, her love of education, agriculture and unique Australian produce has led her down a path she never thought she would travel and somewhat suprisingly, into the world of native fingerlime production.

Aussie fingerlimes wow chefs worldwide

This nutrient rich Australian native fingerlime, with its distinctive pearls of citrus caviar, vibrant colours and novel flavours, has captured the imagination and taste buds of chefs and consumers around the world.

Sea freight and storage disorders in stone fruit

With air freight costs expected to remain high for the foreseeable future, a large proportion of Australian stone fruit is likely to be exported via sea freight in upcoming seasons.

Vayego targets pests but soft on beneficials

Control of codling moth in the southern Queensland apple growing region of Stanthorpe is important for local growers, given how damaging the pest can be.

Carbon offset funding for CQ Pongamia project

Last August, California-based Terviva established a 9.5ha Pongamia research and development site in Emerald in Queensland.

Australian Tree Crop Map now featuring truffles!

The Western Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) with support from AgriFutures Australia and Truffle Producers Western Australia Inc have engaged the University of New England’s Applied Agriculture Remote Sensing Centre (AARSC) to map the locations and extent of all truffières across Australia.

Speciality crops attract special pests

Persimmons are a delicious fruit. The trees are attacked by a pest that doesn’t normally appear to bother other tree crops, says entomologist Dr Ion Stauton.

Persimmon industry gains momentum in Australia

The Australian Persimmon industry is kicking off the start of the 2023 season.

Managing fungal diseases in berry crops

Botrytis grey mould is a common disease facing berry growers, making the recent registration of Miravis Prime fungicide vitally important from both a production and resistance management perspective.

50 years of growing at Lewis Horticulture

Lewis Horticulture is an industry leading Australian owned production nursery providing superior genetic selections of Mediterranean tree crops, together with specialist knowledge and skills for growing pomegranates, high density olives, and figs.

Export a major focus for Australian lychee growers

The Australian lychee industry exports around 22 per cent of the national crop.

Pomegranates – new crop for North Queensland

Pomegranates have potential in FNQ, but more work still needs to be done.

Qld trial tests value of climate-smart Pongamia

Pongamia offers an environmentally friendly opportunity that spans food, feed, fuel and carbon revenue.

Australian pine nut strategic RD&E plan

Plan outlines the key priorities for the development of an Australian pine nut industry,

Sustainable truffle orchard floor management

The Australian truffle industry is more than 20 years old and is the fourth largest producer of truffles in the world.