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Reef regulations no great barrier for horticulture
September 17, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson Farmers are among the very best amateur scientists. Their lives and livelihoods depend on being observant, conducting…

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Horticulture industry welcomes national reform
September 10, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson In a big step towards improving productivity and profitability within the agriculture sector, Federal Agriculture Minister…

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How Pacific Labour Mobility is helping fill labour gaps for growers
September 2, 2019

IMAGE: Jason Mani from Malaita province in Solomon Islands harvest vegetables at GraceKate Farms. Photo: Pacific Labour Facility. Dozens of Queensland…

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TriCal Australia servicing your business
September 2, 2019

The team at TriCal is licensed to apply fumigants to your soil through drip or shank injection in broadacre or raised beds. The…

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Improving employee wellbeing in small businesses
September 2, 2019

Improving the wellbeing of your workers doesn’t have to be complicated, formal or take up a lot of time. The most important thing…

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Lifestyle and instant cashflow on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands
September 2, 2019

After building the business from the ground and operating for over two decades, the current owners of Tableland Hydroponics are preparing for retirement,…

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Spicing things up on the Atherton Tablelands
September 2, 2019

A group of forward-thinking growers and entrepreneurs in North Queensland are working together to create a new value-added ginger and turmeric industry on…

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Be business ready to take advantage of new opportunities
September 2, 2019

Understanding how your farm business finances are performing is integral to being able to make smart decisions relating to the activities that you carry…

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National survey captures horticulture employment pain
September 2, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson On 15 April 2019 changes to the Horticulture Award came into effect which made it harder…

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New crop boosting fertilisers launched
September 2, 2019

New, low sodium fertilisers that have been improving horticultural crop production throughout Europe over the past three years are now arriving…

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Charlie Nastasi Horticultural Farmer of the Year Award
September 2, 2019

Three outstanding horticultural farmers will vie for the prestigious 2019 Charlie Nastasi Horticultural Farmer of the Year Award. The FNQ Growers…

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No carrots for Rudolph this Christmas
August 27, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson Seemingly unaware of the irony, one Sunday morning not too long ago Premier Palaszczuk and Minister…

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