Industry News

Agribusiness Essentials Webinars
May 31, 2021

Over 40 growers joined Growcom in May for our Agribusiness Essentials Webinars. Presented in partnership with Bentleys (QLD) and Sunsuper this webinar series explored…

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Pests ride the wave
May 5, 2021

Soil health decreases after a flooding event due to waterlogging and introduced pests and diseases from other land areas. The most…

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Hort360 Reef Certification program gaining momentum
May 5, 2021

Grower participation in Growcom’s Hort360 Reef Certification program is ramping up with a growing number of horticulture producers across the Great Barrier Reef…

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North Queensland melon, asparagus producer growing resilience with North Queensland Restocking, Replanting and On-Farm Infrastructure Grant
May 5, 2021

‘Watermelons: $5’. An old truck with a tray piled with hefty watermelons parked beside the highway between Townsville and Charters Towers…

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Pest awareness and preparedness under the microscope
May 5, 2021

Much needed rainfall across the regions didn’t prevent growers and industry groups from attending a series of pest information sessions last month. The…

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Hort360: helping growers achieve efficiency and sustainability
May 5, 2021

Growcom’s horticulture best management practice (BMP) program, Hort360 was developed to assist horticulture growers manage risk and identify opportunities for the growth and durability…

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Integrated Pest Management in horticulture
May 5, 2021

Horticulture yields and quality can be significantly reduced by pests and diseases so good management is important to prevent losses. When…

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Keeping your business on track
May 5, 2021

By Rohan Dunsdon, Partner Bentleys Queensland – Business Advisors & Accountants  Three tips to get your business ready for the end of…

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The road ahead for super in 2021
March 2, 2021

Last year’s federal Budget and the release of the Retirement Income Review will have significant impacts on superannuation for employers and…

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Growing success: vegetable operation expanding with room to move
March 2, 2021

A Far North Queensland family farming enterprise that started with a patch of cucumbers has grown ten-fold and diversified into a…

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Agriculture workforce assistance
February 26, 2021

The Queensland Agriculture Workforce Network (QAWN) has dedicated officers who provide advice on workforce services and initiatives to all Queensland agribusinesses,…

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OzHarvest Sunshine Coast seeking support from local producers
February 26, 2021

Food waste costs the Australian economy approximately $20 billion per year. As significant, approximately 7.3 million tonnes of quality food finds…

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