Industry News

Bugs you really don’t want – Queensland notifiable plant pests
December 5, 2020

In November Growcom, AUSVEG and the Queensland Government hosted a webinar for Queensland producers around notifiable plant pests. The webinar recording…

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Farming on the Great Barrier Reef
November 24, 2020

For over a decade, farmers living on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) have been making changes to the…

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Defending against a new pest, fall armyworm
November 16, 2020

Since its detection across northern parts of Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia in February 2020, fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) has…

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Aussie orchard embraces agtech innovation
November 12, 2020

Fruit Forest Farms grows fifteen varieties of tropical exotic fruit on 20 ha of their 90 ha farmland, just a few hours north of…

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Are you prepared for storm season?
November 12, 2020

It is that time of year again, storm season, adding even more challenges to the art of farming. At this time…

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Give your retirement the gift of compound investment earnings
November 2, 2020

You work hard for your money, and your super can work hard for you through the power of compound investment earnings….

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AI-powered picking and packing robots assist farmers with unforeseen labour shortages
October 19, 2020

Brisbane based robotics company LYRO Robotics has successfully deployed their robots and world leading picking and packing technology in commercial trials…

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Sunsuper 2020-21 Federal Budget summary
October 14, 2020

On Tuesday 6 October 2020, the government released the Australian Federal Budget for 2020-21. The focus of this Budget is on…

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October is Mental Health Month — make time to focus on your mental health and wellbeing
October 6, 2020

Article developed in collaboration with SuperFriend October 2020 is no ordinary Mental Health Month. All around Australia, the impacts of COVID-19…

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Irrigation and water quality services for SEQ growers
September 30, 2020

For a limited time, horticultural growers in south east Queensland can access over $1,400 in irrigation and water quality services FREE…

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Sunsuper joins RideWest to raise funds for Royal Flying Doctor Service
September 24, 2020

Daniel Kinnane, Sunsuper Regional Manager based in Mackay has been cycling for five years and has recently taken up the challenge…

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Proposed release of unallocated groundwater from the Western Great Artesian Basin
September 22, 2020

The Queensland Government is considering the release of unallocated groundwater from the Western Great Artesian Basin, to give Queenslanders the resources…

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