Industry News

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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Stapling and super: sorting fact from fiction
September 9, 2021

You may have heard the term ‘stapling’ over recent months and during the last Federal Budget, but what exactly does ‘stapling’…

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Macadamia industry supports Reef Certification program
September 6, 2021

Macadamia growers in Great Barrier Reef catchments continue to work with Growcom to achieve their Hort360 Reef Certification, making significant progress…

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Global calling: Meeting the needs of growers and workers
September 6, 2021

When Subhan Ibrahim was asked by Fruit and Vegetable News magazine about the differences between farming in his native Iraq versus…

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The facts you need to start planning your business succession
September 6, 2021

By Rohan DunsdonPartner, Bentleys Queensland Growing or going? What’s next for your business? Succession planning can be daunting – but if…

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Meet Andrew Moon, marketing consultant Moonrocks Farm
September 6, 2021

Moonrocks is a family-owned Australian business, operated by fifth generation farmers Andrew and David Moon, currently growing garlic, onions, and various…

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Growcom Board Director Nominations Invited
August 19, 2021

Growcom is calling for nominations for Grower Directors before 24 September 2021. Any financial Grower Member may nominate to join the…

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Building capacity with the perfect shed
July 22, 2021

When you are the second biggest grower of bananas and avocados in the country, and harvest for both comes crashing in…

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New project to evaluate resilience and profitability of high-density orchards
July 1, 2021

Across northern Australia traditional low-density horticultural production systems continue to be highly susceptible to tropical cyclones leading to not only stagnated sectoral growth but missed economic opportunities.  Under…

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Capricorn and Wide Bay-Burnett growers talk disaster recovery and resilience
July 1, 2021

Twenty-five growers from the Capricorn and Wide Bay-Burnett regions joined Growcom in early June for the Hort Bus Bash. The five-day tour of the Granite Belt and…

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How to successfully manage your cashflow
July 1, 2021

Managing your cashflow may seem daunting – but, equipped with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be. Here, we look at strategies to…

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Queensland horticulture shines at Export Awards
June 22, 2021

Two Queensland horticultural exporters were recognised in June at the Queensland Horticulture Export Awards. Presented by Growcom and held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Queensland…

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