Industry News

Defending against a new pest, fall armyworm
November 16, 2020

Since its detection across northern parts of Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia in February 2020, fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) has…

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Aussie orchard embraces agtech innovation
November 12, 2020

Fruit Forest Farms grows fifteen varieties of tropical exotic fruit on 20 ha of their 90 ha farmland, just a few hours north of…

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Give your retirement the gift of compound investment earnings
November 2, 2020

You work hard for your money, and your super can work hard for you through the power of compound investment earnings….

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AI-powered picking and packing robots assist farmers with unforeseen labour shortages
October 19, 2020

Brisbane based robotics company LYRO Robotics has successfully deployed their robots and world leading picking and packing technology in commercial trials…

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Sunsuper 2020-21 Federal Budget summary
October 14, 2020

On Tuesday 6 October 2020, the government released the Australian Federal Budget for 2020-21. The focus of this Budget is on…

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October is Mental Health Month — make time to focus on your mental health and wellbeing
October 6, 2020

Article developed in collaboration with SuperFriend October 2020 is no ordinary Mental Health Month. All around Australia, the impacts of COVID-19…

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Irrigation and water quality services for SEQ growers
September 30, 2020

For a limited time, horticultural growers in south east Queensland can access over $1,400 in irrigation and water quality services FREE…

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Sunsuper joins RideWest to raise funds for Royal Flying Doctor Service
September 24, 2020

Daniel Kinnane, Sunsuper Regional Manager based in Mackay has been cycling for five years and has recently taken up the challenge…

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Proposed release of unallocated groundwater from the Western Great Artesian Basin
September 22, 2020

The Queensland Government is considering the release of unallocated groundwater from the Western Great Artesian Basin, to give Queenslanders the resources…

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EM38 soil mapping – the hero base map for all farms
September 15, 2020

The Australia horticulture industry faces increased pressure to adapt farming practices to improve water quality and water use efficiency. With growing…

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Pilot program a success at Clovely Estate
September 15, 2020

The innovative new pilot program AgFood Connect has engaged its first two candidates in full-time employment, securing local labour and accessing…

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TriCal Australia working with industry on exciting trials
September 15, 2020

TriCal Australia is currently working with the horticulture industry to develop and progress a number of exciting trials around Australia. Pineapples…

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