Industry News

Growcom Board Director Nominations Invited
August 19, 2021

Growcom is calling for nominations for Grower Directors before 24 September 2021. Any financial Grower Member may nominate to join the…

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Building capacity with the perfect shed
July 22, 2021

When you are the second biggest grower of bananas and avocados in the country, and harvest for both comes crashing in…

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New project to evaluate resilience and profitability of high-density orchards
July 1, 2021

Across northern Australia traditional low-density horticultural production systems continue to be highly susceptible to tropical cyclones leading to not only stagnated sectoral growth but missed economic opportunities.  Under…

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Capricorn and Wide Bay-Burnett growers talk disaster recovery and resilience
July 1, 2021

Twenty-five growers from the Capricorn and Wide Bay-Burnett regions joined Growcom in early June for the Hort Bus Bash. The five-day tour of the Granite Belt and…

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How to successfully manage your cashflow
July 1, 2021

Managing your cashflow may seem daunting – but, equipped with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be. Here, we look at strategies to…

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Queensland horticulture shines at Export Awards
June 22, 2021

Two Queensland horticultural exporters were recognised in June at the Queensland Horticulture Export Awards. Presented by Growcom and held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Queensland…

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Export Congress explores challenges and opportunities for Queensland horticulture
June 22, 2021

In June Growcom hosted the Queensland Horticulture Export Congress. Presented in partnership with AUSVEG and the Queensland Government, the Export Congress explored current trends, key…

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Working in the Australian Macadamia Industry
June 22, 2021

Why people from all over the globe choose Macadamia Farm Management  If you ever find yourself dreading the start of a…

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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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