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THREE large avocado growers with common concerns about poor returns from agricultural levies will lobby hard for major structural reforms during the Federal Senate inquiry into the national levy system.

Avo levy called into question  

THREE large avocado growers with common concerns about poor returns from agricultural levies will lobby hard for major structural
AUSTRALIAN produce’s international high quality standard has a new loudspeaker and defender. 11 Sep 14 AUSTRALIAN produce’s international high quality standard has a new loudspeaker and defender.
A COMBINED effort between Sydney Markets wholesalers and growers has seen the symbolic first tray of mangoes sell for $26,000 at the 2014 Sydney Mango Auction. 11 Sep 14 A COMBINED effort between Sydney Markets wholesalers and growers has seen the symbolic first tray of mangoes sell...
IN a world where food allergies appear to be on the increase, “young corn ear” powder is proving a nutritious alternative baking ingredient. 11 Sep 14 IN a world where food allergies appear to be on the increase, “young corn ear” powder is proving a nutritious...
GREEN peach aphid resistance to insecticides has escalated across Australia, with many canola growers failing to gain effective control over this serious pest last season. 11 Sep 14 GREEN peach aphid resistance to insecticides has escalated across Australia, with many canola growers failing to...

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MANY food producers seek contracts with supermarket chains, but this company has a $50m business without their help.8:45 AM MANY food producers seek contracts with supermarket chains, but this company has a $50m business without their help.
ELDERS has locked in $10.2m in the first stage of an equity raising offer get $57m on its books to help further slash debt and fund growth.15 Sep 14  1 ELDERS has locked in $10.2m in the first stage of an equity raising offer get $57m on its books to help further...

FRUIT and vegetable growers are being asked to make submissions to a national fruit fly strategy by September 30 this year.10 Sep 14 FRUIT and vegetable growers are being asked to make submissions to a national fruit fly strategy by September 30...
EXCELLENT harvesting conditions have topped a good growing season to see the majority of the State’s macadamia producers finally able to align solid yields with good prices.10 Sep 14 EXCELLENT harvesting conditions have topped a good growing season to see the majority of the State’s macadamia...