Industry News

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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Stanthorpe businesses and irrigators to access surface water reserves
February 2, 2021

The Queensland Government is providing an opportunity for Stanthorpe businesses and irrigators to access surface water reserves, giving Queenslanders the resources…

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FarmReady Hub launched to address skills and labour shortages
January 13, 2021

The newly launched FarmReady Hub online accreditation program is set to play a key role in ensuring agriculture has a resourced,…

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Soil health and water use efficiency
December 16, 2020

Organic matter is the main driver in soil health. Carbon makes up about half of the organic matter component in soils….

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Soils and nutrition program provides a wealth of information to horticulture growers
December 16, 2020

It has been a busy few months for commercial horticulture growers and industry stakeholders in the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) catchments,…

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Bushfire BBQ focuses on resilience and recovery
December 16, 2020

Late last year, Growcom facilitated a workshop for commercial horticulture growers that were directly impacted by the Central Queensland bushfires in November 2019. The workshop involved six families,…

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High-tech sandbox to help farmers visualise water flow on land
December 16, 2020

Growcom’s Hort360 team has a new tool in their arsenal to help growers visualise water movement.  Designed and developed by USC Civil Engineering Honours…

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Owning the family farm: How a young Scenic Rim producer is making their way in vegetable farming
December 16, 2020

Kalbar veggie farmer Scott Moore grew up on the tractor before and after school on the same farm he now owns…

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Is it time to review your super partner?
December 5, 2020

If you’re an employer, you’d know that like all Australians, your employees want to be financially secure in retirement. Choosing the…

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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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