Industry News

Queensland Horticulture Council meeting wrap-up
October 29, 2019

In October the Queensland Horticulture Council (QHC) held its annual forum which brought together representatives from each of the major horticulture…

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Tap into Government incentives through Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative
October 1, 2019

Farmers in the Darling Downs and Lockyer Valley interested in accessing skilled labour are being asked to register their expressions of interest. Beginning…

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Your first step towards creating a safe workplace for everyone
October 1, 2019

As an employer, you carry significant legal responsibility and liability for ensuring the health and safety of your workers under the Work Health…

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Increase efficiencies and reduce costs with Hort360
October 1, 2019

Hort360 continues to develop. The Best Management Practice (BMP) program for horticulture provides support to growers interested in incentives, project deliverables…

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What value do Australians place on financial advice in a post-Royal Commission environment?
October 1, 2019

Sunsuper has released its report confirming the value of financial advice with research showing that 80 per cent of Australians believe financial advice…

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Improving employee wellbeing in small businesses
September 2, 2019

Improving the wellbeing of your workers doesn’t have to be complicated, formal or take up a lot of time. The most important thing…

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Be business ready to take advantage of new opportunities
September 2, 2019

Understanding how your farm business finances are performing is integral to being able to make smart decisions relating to the activities that you carry…

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How Pacific Labour Mobility is helping fill labour gaps for growers
September 2, 2019

IMAGE: Jason Mani from Malaita province in Solomon Islands harvest vegetables at GraceKate Farms. Photo: Pacific Labour Facility. Dozens of Queensland…

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TriCal Australia servicing your business
September 2, 2019

The team at TriCal is licensed to apply fumigants to your soil through drip or shank injection in broadacre or raised beds. The…

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Sunsuper reduces fees and costs for members
August 7, 2019

Members of Sunsuper can now benefit from reduced fees and costs following changes introduced 1 July 2019. Sunsuper has reduced its weekly…

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Managing risks with the Hort360 Pesticide module
August 7, 2019

Agricultural chemicals have an important role in the production of food, protecting plants from the damage caused by insect pets, weeds or disease….

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Ground cover is king
July 1, 2019

Run-off from intensively farmed areas can not only cause increased soil erosion and loss of productivity but result in increased agricultural…

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