Future Fields in a town near you
October 26, 2021

By Growcom Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Barnard Last week over 120 industry experts and opinion leaders descended on the Brisbane Markets at…

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Lifting lockdowns but supply chain pain remains
October 18, 2021

By Growcom Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Barnard Growers in the north of Australia, by and large, have weathered a pretty average…

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Fair COP for horticulture
October 13, 2021

By Growcom CEO Stephen Barnard The next United Nations climate change conference in Glasgow in November, known simply as COP26, is…

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Fresh produce assembles for historic summit
October 5, 2021

By Growcom Chief Executive Officer Stephen Barnard Growcom, on behalf of the fresh produce sector, has been charged with bringing key…

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A strategic plan for fresh produce
September 28, 2021

By Growcom Chief Executive Stephen Barnard As part of its policy platform ahead of the last state election the Queensland Horticulture…

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Solving COVID challenges key to continued growth
September 21, 2021

By Growcom Chief Executive Officer Stephen Barnard Last week the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, better known…

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Staying ahead of the COVID curve
September 14, 2021

By Growcom CEO Stephen Barnard The South East of the state is again on tenterhooks this week as we wait to…

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Looking forward to the end of the doughnut days
September 7, 2021

By Growcom CEO Stephen Barnard COVID-19 has had and will continue to have widespread impacts on the economy, on public health,…

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Quarantine win but more nuance needed
August 31, 2021

By Growcom CEO Stephen Barnard There have been more seismic shifts in positions taken on quarantine here in Queensland in the…

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Ray of hope required before the day breaks
August 24, 2021

By Growcom CEO, Stephen Barnard In a statement released over the weekend, Prime Minister Morrison acknowledged the difficult times we’re going…

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