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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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AGRIBUSINESS

RETAIL shareholders baulk at the loss of Australian company Goodman Fielder to foreign ownership at AGM.21 Nov 14 RETAIL shareholders baulk at the loss of Australian company Goodman Fielder to foreign ownership at AGM.
MEAT processor Primo is to be sold for $1.45b to the meat processing and export giant JBS Australia in a strategic value-adding move.21 Nov 14 MEAT processor Primo is to be sold for $1.45b to the meat processing and export giant JBS Australia in a strategic...

AUSTRALIAN vegetable growers are continuing to do it tough, according to new data released by ABARES.23 Nov 14 AUSTRALIAN vegetable growers are continuing to do it tough, according to new data released by ABARES.
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...