Horticulture code changes in place, despite grower opposition
Changes to the Horticulture Code officially came into effect on Monday, despite widespread opposition from the industry.
Growers, community groups and the horticulture industry are encouraged to apply for government funding to combat Queensland fruit fly.
New orchard technology is seeking to transform data collection and help improve orchard management.
Apple and Pear Australia Limited is looking to cover all bases during the upcoming federal election campaign by promoting a national netting program as an election priority.
From orchards to packing sheds, students from six Shepparton schools received an access-all-areas tour of large-scale local fruit growing and packing business JefTomson last week.
Sterile Queensland fruit flies are set to be dropped from the sky above Cobram in a bid to curb the spread of the pest.
The South Australian government has committed to a national fruit fly management agreement and is calling on other states to follow suit.
Not-for-profit dairy industry body Australian Organic Limited has officially joined the National Farmers’ Federation, saying organic producers need a strong voice in Canberra.
Innovative solutions are needed to build Australia’s biosecurity capabilities and better manage risks associated with hitchhiker pests and disease.
A $55million state-of-the-art processing facility in Shepparton will employ more that 1300 people over five years and ensure apples and pears don’t go to waste.
From world-first banana flour to organic milk, innovative Australian farmers are cashing in on the rise of valuable niche markets fuelled by health-conscious shoppers.
Australia’s biosecurity detector dogs now have their noses honed on one of the nation’s most unwanted exotic pests — the brown marmorated stink bug.
For David and Trish Vigliaturo, doubling the size of their Ardmona packhouse was never the plan.
Australia’s visa rules have been relaxed to make it easier for farmers to hire skilled seasonal workers.
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