Industry News

New videos explore the opportunities and benefits of high-density orchard systems
December 14, 2021

A range of informative videos are now available to assist growers to understand the benefits of high-density plantings and the opportunities…

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Need finance for your farming business? Use the 3C’s approach for your finance application
December 14, 2021

By Rohan Dunsdon, PartnerBentleys Queensland – Business Advisors & Accountants Access to finance is essential for any business. For agribusinesses, a…

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Growcom Chair Report – AGM 2021
December 1, 2021

The 2020/21 financial year was a challenging one throughout the world and in particular for the horticulture sector here in Queensland….

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Horticultural growers urged to be prepared whatever the weather
November 4, 2021

As we head into another summer with much of Queensland still drought declared, Growcom is encouraging growers to consider the risk…

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Are you ready to take the reins of your family’s farming business?
November 4, 2021

By Rohan DunsdonBentleys Queensland – Business Advisors & Accountants Succession planning processes for outgoing and incoming generations in a family business…

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Macadamia growers off to a cracking start with QRIDA loan
November 4, 2021

Despite growing up on a wheat and sheep farm, Nathan Townsend never saw farming in his future. However, a wish for…

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Is your workplace thriving?
November 4, 2021

Article developed in collaboration with SuperFriend Since 2015, SuperFriend has produced the Indicators of a Thriving Workplace Report as part of Australia’s largest…

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Creating a local solution to a global problem
November 4, 2021

The business plan Camila Campos developed through The University of Tasmania’s Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness: Masterclass in Horticultural Business, has resulted in…

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Cutting the crop with Piñata Farms
October 26, 2021

There’s no one silver bullet to implementing sustainable practices on-farm, Managing Director of Piñata Farms, Gavin Scurr, states. Piñata Farms, through…

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Bushfire recovery & resilience in horticulture – Central Queensland Pilot Project
October 13, 2021

The Bushfire Recovery and Resilience in Horticulture Industry – Central Queensland Pilot Project was an initiative of Growcom, Queensland’s peak industry…

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Helping you manage labour hire risks
October 6, 2021

Using a labour hire provider (LHP) does not mean that labour laws don’t apply to your business. Far from it! If…

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Available now: Free induction training and promotion to potential employees
September 9, 2021

Want to find workers? Want to reduce your on-farm induction by up to 70% for free?Want to receive employment paperwork by email…

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