Industry News

Macadamia growers off to a cracking start with QRIDA loan
November 4, 2021

Despite growing up on a wheat and sheep farm, Nathan Townsend never saw farming in his future. However, a wish for…

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Is your workplace thriving?
November 4, 2021

Article developed in collaboration with SuperFriend Since 2015, SuperFriend has produced the Indicators of a Thriving Workplace Report as part of Australia’s largest…

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Creating a local solution to a global problem
November 4, 2021

The business plan Camila Campos developed through The University of Tasmania’s Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness: Masterclass in Horticultural Business, has resulted in…

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Cutting the crop with Piñata Farms
October 26, 2021

There’s no one silver bullet to implementing sustainable practices on-farm, Managing Director of Piñata Farms, Gavin Scurr, states. Piñata Farms, through…

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Bushfire recovery & resilience in horticulture – Central Queensland Pilot Project
October 13, 2021

The Bushfire Recovery and Resilience in Horticulture Industry – Central Queensland Pilot Project was an initiative of Growcom, Queensland’s peak industry…

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Helping you manage labour hire risks
October 6, 2021

Using a labour hire provider (LHP) does not mean that labour laws don’t apply to your business. Far from it! If…

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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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