Potential for fantastic cherry season

Growers optimistic about upcoming cherry season

South East water prices expected to drop

ABARES forecasts lower water prices in the southern Murray-Darling Basin in 2020–21

First QTee pear planting start in Australia

Growers across Australia have begun the first plantings of QTee pear trees.

Counterfeiters caught by ‘smart’ fingerprints

Individual images are applied to product packaging in the form of a 'fingerprint'.

Seasonal and Pacific Worker pilot programme to be trialled in the NT

Trial addressing labour shortages affecting NT farmers.

Getting the facts on pollination

New R&D project to improve pollination

Additional $2.4 million for improved access to AgVet chemicals

Extension of the Improved Access to Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals program.

Westfalia launches new avo rootstocks

Two new avocado rootstocks to be introduced.

CQ producer wins Honey Gold grower award

Piñata Farms names 2020 Honey Gold Grower of the Year.

Bee attractant expands use

Popular bee attractant expands its crop usage

Nine billion bees on their way to Victoria's almond crops

Australia's largest mass migration of livestock — in the form of bees — is underway.

'Climate change-resistant' apple that can keep its colour and crunch could be grown in Australia

An apple touted as the first in the world to be resistant to climate change could be grown in Australia as early as next year.

Improving avocado fruit quality: evaluation of post-harvest treatments

In Australia, the primary diseases affecting avocado fruit after harvest are anthracnose and stem-end rot.

Coles opens ripening facility in Melbourne

Coles has spent $43 million on a ripening facility in Melbourne that will support banana, avocado and mango growers in North Queensland and will ripen fruit from farmers across Australia.

Aussie input goes into global orchard app

New farm management software is simple and pragmatic.