Queensland Horticulture News
Horticulture plots path to a more sustainable future
July 27, 2021

Growcom has welcomed the release of a new Australian-Grown Horticulture Sustainability Framework by industry R&D corporation Hort Innovation. The framework provides the whole…

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New harvest visa needed before year end
July 27, 2021

By Growcom CEO Stephen Barnard Most parenting text books will tell you in order to raise well-adjusted and confident children, parents…

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Building capacity with the perfect shed
July 22, 2021

When you are the second biggest grower of bananas and avocados in the country, and harvest for both comes crashing in…

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New focus on safe farms
July 20, 2021

By Growcom CEO Stephen Barnard Today as you read this, there is no more dangerous workplace in Australia than a farm….

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Pineapples at the cutting edge
July 14, 2021

By Growcom CEO Stephen Barnard Last week the Australian pineapple industry came together in Bundaberg to share knowledge and celebrate at…

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Queensland Horticulture News
Water security front of mind for Bundaberg horticulture
July 8, 2021

The Australian pineapple industry will converge on Bundaberg from today for the industry’s annual Pineapple Field Days. Delivered by Growcom, the…

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Celebrating our original horticulturalists
July 6, 2021

By Growcom CEO Stephen Barnard This week as part of NAIDOC Week we are recognising the historic and ongoing contributions of…

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New project to evaluate resilience and profitability of high-density orchards
July 1, 2021

Across northern Australia traditional low-density horticultural production systems continue to be highly susceptible to tropical cyclones leading to not only stagnated sectoral growth but missed economic opportunities.  Under…

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Capricorn and Wide Bay-Burnett growers talk disaster recovery and resilience
July 1, 2021

Twenty-five growers from the Capricorn and Wide Bay-Burnett regions joined Growcom in early June for the Hort Bus Bash. The five-day tour of the Granite Belt and…

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How to successfully manage your cashflow
July 1, 2021

Managing your cashflow may seem daunting – but, equipped with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be. Here, we look at strategies to…

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