Industry News

Getting to the root of pineapple crop losses
May 9, 2022

Pineapple crop losses caused by root rot may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to new research on environmentally…

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Growcom’s Hort360 GBR program puts spotlight on compost
May 9, 2022

Growcom was pleased to host the Australian Organics Recycling Association’s (AORA) Compost in Agriculture workshops in Bowen on Friday March 25…

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Diverse Queensland Workforce Pathways: Building a solid base to enhance horticulture
May 9, 2022

Putting boots on farms in the Darling Downs region is in full swing, through the Diverse Queensland Workforce (DQW) program being delivered…

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Australian Retirement Trust: putting members first
May 9, 2022

We know from experience that mergers require a huge amount of effort from both organisations. We spoke to Patrick Twomey, Head…

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Building a mass biosecurity movement
May 5, 2022

Following the resounding success of the inaugural Australian Biosecurity Symposium in 2019, over 400 of the country’s leading innovative minds and…

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Building farm business resilience in horticulture
March 4, 2022

Horticultural growers can now access the new Farm Business Resilience Program (FBRP) being delivered by Growcom. The new assistance measures will…

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Time poor and super admin taking longer than you want? Beam could be what you’ve been looking for.
January 28, 2022

  Time poor and super admin taking longer than you want? Beam could be what you’ve been looking for. Resulting from... Read More
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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