Good Fruit & Vegetables
Horticulture
The hunt is on for clever ideas to help solve the farm labour shortage.
Farm labour saving technologies from around the globe are being sought out to help Australian growers. Picture supplied
A whopping $10 million will go toward a collaborative biosecurity strategy for vegetables.
Vegetable grower and agronomist Stuart Grigg, with wife Kate, daughters Kiara and Bridie, and son Eamon, with dog Flynn. Picture supplied
A Hort Innovation funded project is identifying which species of flies are capable of pollination with exciting results.
Alexandra Bernard
University of New England PhD candidate Abby Davis has been part of a project researching flies as supplementary pollinators. Picture supplied
"This keeps everyone on a level platform."
Shan Goodwin
Victorian fruit and vegetable grower Sam Kisvarda, Flavorite, says the more selling channels the better. Picture supplied
One of Australia's biggest walnut growers calls Nannup, WA, home.
Perri Polson
Omega Walnuts team members Gabrielle Vanderwaal (left), Brad Tassos, Tara Harbouche, David Williams, Natasha Harris and Cooper Steel-Wood. Picture supplied
A select group of major fruit producers has visited Vietnam to get a feel for the market, and say thanks.
The Australian delegation made up of fruit industry representatives, taking a tour of a Vietnames retail shop. Picture supplied
Farm sector exporters are not happy with Canberra's surprise decision to block much-needed extra Qatar Airways flights into Australia.
Andrew Marshall
Agricultural sector exporters say more Qatar Airways flights from Australia would provide more chances to support existing markets and send extra orders to new customers, particularly for the meat trade. Photo by Shutterstock
Knowing more about Aussie citrus should help sell more.
An image from the Aussie Oranges eLearning platform which helps Asian retailers learn more about Australian citrus. Picture supplied

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