Bright future for plant health research

Plant Biosecurity Research Initiative helps to protect Australian agriculture.

Koreans turn to Australian navel oranges during summer

Tariffs on Australian navel oranges to Korea drop to zero this year.

First effective treatment for citrus greening disease

New treatment effectively kills the bacterium with a naturally occurring molecule found in wild citrus relatives.

User friendly fruit fly control

Formulation scientists improve widely used insecticide .

Good potential for Australian date industry

Date growers association gives farmers new confidence in emerging industry.

Walnut demand grows

Australian walnut growers are expecting a bumper harvest in 2021 after drought saw production fall sharply in recent years.

Bee hive 'breathalyser'

New technology sniffs out the devastating American foulbrood disease,

Ag supply chain traceability boost to keep us ahead

Australia’s status as one of the world’s most trusted sources of produce to be enhanced.

Australia’s largest mango grower transforms supply chain

Whole of chain network improves product tracking for major mango producer.

Almond tree pollination to attract record number of beehives

Each year thousands of hives are transported into almond orchards in Victoria's north-west

Protecting Victorian horticulture from fruit fly impacts

Victoria’s key fruit production regions will continue to be protected from the destructive impacts of QFF.

Red Sienna Pride pears to hit Aussie supermarket shelves

A new red velvet-coloured pear is about to hit the market.


Horticultural Netting Infrastructure Grants help primary producers in the Riverland and Adelaide Hills/Greater Adelaide region fund the purchase and installation of new netting or the replacement of any damaged netting over land used to grow horticulture crops.

2020 Australian macadamia crop on track to reach target

The 2020 Australian macadamia crop remains on track to reach the forecast 36,500 tonnes in-shell at 3.5% moisture (39,000 tonnes at 10% moisture), announced the industry’s peak body, the Australian Macadamia Society (AMS) today.

Developing a mechanised citrus harvester

Citrus harvester prototypes being developed from olive harvesters.