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AS Tasmanian potato growers swing into their 2014-15 season, many will be trying something new to protect crops from the major fungal diseases late (Irish) blight and sclerotinia (white mould/stem rot).

Tassie spud growers try Emblem  

AS Tasmanian potato growers swing into their 2014-15 season, many will be trying something new to protect crops from the major fungal
A POTENTIAL suspension of trade of Australian fruit to Vietnam has growers worried about the negative implications the move would have on their businesses. 
14 Nov 14 A POTENTIAL suspension of trade of Australian fruit to Vietnam has growers worried about the negative implications...
CHANGE could be afoot in the Northern Territory mango industry if entomologist Austin McLennan gets his way. 14 Nov 14 CHANGE could be afoot in the Northern Territory mango industry if entomologist Austin McLennan gets his way.
A MILLTHORPE cherry crop expected to produce close to 140 tonnes of fruit this season has been wiped out by hail damage in a wild storm that ripped through the Central West last week. 14 Nov 14 A MILLTHORPE cherry crop expected to produce close to 140 tonnes of fruit this season has been wiped out by hail...
A PARLIAMENTARY inquiry has recommended changes to current Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) arrangements for food products, to help resolve consumer confusion over manufacturing and the actual ingredients. 11 Nov 14 A PARLIAMENTARY inquiry has recommended changes to current Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) arrangements for food...

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BIG retailers have slammed the effects test recommended by the Abbott ­government's Harper review of competition, warning it will chill competition.20 Nov 14  1 BIG retailers have slammed the effects test recommended by the Abbott ­government's Harper review of competition,...
COLES managing director John Durkan said Australians should not have to pay at the checkout if farmgate prices rise after free trade agreement with China.20 Nov 14  3 COLES managing director John Durkan said Australians should not have to pay at the checkout if farmgate prices rise...

AUSVEG welcomed the Dept of Ag bringing forward a review into import conditions for Fijian ginger after detection of live root knot nematode in a shipment this year.19 Nov 14 AUSVEG welcomed the Dept of Ag bringing forward a review into import conditions for Fijian ginger after detection of...
NUT growers could be big winners from yesterday's free trade agreement with China, saying it could pave the way for massive expansion into an already significant market.18 Nov 14  3 NUT growers could be big winners from yesterday's free trade agreement with China, saying it could pave the way for...