Industry News

Managing soil health
July 6, 2020

With inputs to growing becoming more expensive, finding ways to become more efficient is at the front of every growers mind….

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Preventing soil and sediment loss
July 6, 2020

Run-off from either rain fed or irrigated blocks can cause increased soil erosion, loss of productivity, loss of agricultural chemicals and…

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There’s no ‘I’ in team at Yalara Hydrogardens
July 6, 2020

A recent graduate of the Skilling Queenslanders for Work Program is proving to be a valued member of the team working…

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AgFood Connect: connecting businesses for success
July 6, 2020

A new innovative pilot project being run in South Queensland aims to make it easier for businesses to recruit skilled workers…

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Access market data with Ausmarket Consultants
July 6, 2020

As several regional newspapers cease operation this month so too will growers lose access to the market data information they once…

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Sunsuper awarded Chant West’s Super Fund of the Year 2020
July 6, 2020

Sunsuper has again confirmed its position as one of the super industry’s best performers by winning Chant West’s Super Fund of…

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Preventing soil-borne diseases
July 6, 2020

Destructive pests such as nematodes, fungi, insects, weeds, and other pathogens can be devastating to a crop. Many common soil-borne issues…

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Vegetable company innovating x-ray detection in sweet corn
July 6, 2020

A Scenic Rim vegetable company will utilise x-ray technology to detect insect damage and defects in sweet corn, as part of…

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Exotic tropicals – an industry gaining perpetual motion
July 6, 2020

By Mr Joshua Maunder – A third generation grower at Zappala Tropicals based in North Queensland. Jackfruit, Mangosteen, Rambutan and Durian…

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GS1 and Manbulloo create next level ‘whole-of-chain’ tracking
July 6, 2020

Manbulloo is Australia’s largest grower of mangoes, specialising in the world-renowned mango variety, Kensington Pride. The company takes ‘pride’ in delivering fresh,…

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A new tool in the disaster toolkit
July 3, 2020

One of the key challenges we face during and directly after a natural disaster is that a lot of the vital…

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Fair Work Ombudsman’s Horticulture Showcase – available in 36 languages
June 8, 2020

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s Horticulture Showcase makes it easier for employers and employees in the horticulture industry to access information and…

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