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SEVENTY-five times more money goes into controlling Queensland Fruit Fly than that spent on research into beating the pest.

Funding needed for Q-fly research  

SEVENTY-five times more money goes into controlling Queensland Fruit Fly than that spent on research into beating the pest.
THE banana industry has called on both the Queensland and Commonwealth governments to fund a support package for growers affected by the spread of the dreaded fungus Panama Tropical Race 4. 14 Apr 15 THE banana industry has called on both the Queensland and Commonwealth governments to fund a support package for...
APPLE and pear grower Cedric Lethbridge, Bilpin Springs Orchard, Bilpin, is one of just 450 members registered with the newly formed grower-owned horticulture research and development corporation, Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA). 09 Apr 15 APPLE and pear grower Cedric Lethbridge, Bilpin Springs Orchard, Bilpin, is one of just 450 members registered with...
ORGANISERS have announced multiple industry partnerships to present a new Special Interest Groups Day at PMA Fresh Connections Conference in Melbourne. 09 Apr 15 ORGANISERS have announced multiple industry partnerships to present a new Special Interest Groups Day at PMA Fresh...
FARMERS and beekeepers are being encouraged to keep up to date with apiary industry news by subscribing to a free newsletter. 09 Apr 15 FARMERS and beekeepers are being encouraged to keep up to date with apiary industry news by subscribing to a free...

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AUSTRALIAN farmers and consumers, working closely together, would have tremendous power over the supermarket duopoly and animal activists, the head of the National Farmers Federation (NFF) says.
17 Apr 15 AUSTRALIAN farmers and consumers, working closely together, would have tremendous power over the supermarket duopoly...
TASMANIA is set to give the green light to Australia's first legal medical marijuana grower, in what is expected to be a new industry.17 Apr 15  2 TASMANIA is set to give the green light to Australia's first legal medical marijuana grower, in what is expected to...

BANANA growers are being asked to pay a voluntary levy to help reimburse those North Queensland growers whose farms have been quarantined after being infected by the banana plant fungus Panama Tropical Race 4 (TR4).18 Apr 15 BANANA growers are being asked to pay a voluntary levy to help reimburse those North Queensland growers whose farms...
UPDATED 2.00PM: INTERNATIONAL banana disease experts will meet with a new taskforce to assist with the response to Panama disease.16 Apr 15 UPDATED 2.00PM: INTERNATIONAL banana disease experts will meet with a new taskforce to assist with the response to...