Election to hinge on horticulture
August 5, 2020

By Growcom Manager, Advocacy & Policy Richard Shannon In the month preceding the Queensland election its predicted there’ll be up to…

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Letting off the handbrake this election
July 27, 2020

By Growcom CEO, David Thomson Campaigning is about to begin in earnest ahead of the Queensland election in October. Ahead of…

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Biosecurity under inspection again
July 21, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson In January Growcom celebrated the beginning of 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health, as…

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Time to build new tools for growing export markets
July 13, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson The export of agricultural produce represents one of the greatest opportunities for future growth within the Queensland economy….

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Farm resilience a product of profitability
July 7, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson Last week Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud announced the investment framework for the much lauded and…

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Horticulture exports at the heart of economic recovery
June 30, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson The export of horticultural produce represents one of the greatest opportunities for future growth, not just…

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Growing more resilient supply chains for fresh produce
June 23, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson A small number of food service businesses, providores and producers have responded to the COVID-19 disruption…

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Uncertainty in the forecast for labour
June 16, 2020

By Growcom CEO, David Thomson Economists and meteorologists have a lot in common. Neither really know what’s going to happen in…

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A positive case for the process in place
June 8, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson An initial assessment of the first positive case in Queensland of a farm worker with COVID-19…

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Fair Farms backed by all three major retailers
June 2, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson As the peak representative body for horticulture in Queensland, Growcom is pleased to welcome Coles’ official…

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