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Hive of activity at ports to protect bees

Artificially intelligent beehives are being installed at Victoria’s ports to bolster protection from exotic pests and diseases, in an initiative backed by the Andrews...

Bloom and gloom in citrus market as pandemic plays havoc with exports

The pandemic is peeling away at the profits of citrus growers. For one, due to the shortage of labour and production, the exports have...

Why stonefruit growers are urging Aussies to support them

Great season and export issues means good eating for Aussies this autumn Stonefruit growers are urging Aussies to buy stonefruit this autumn as a decrease...

A grape-ful season

In spite of the pandemic wreaking havoc on the grape market, the little fruit is holding on The Egyptian and European trading season of grapes...

Future unsteady stone fruit growers

Rising air freight costs, closed markets worry peach farmers in Australia Stone fruit growers in Australia are finding the going tough as they might have...

Victorian farms get their first seasonal workforce

Victorian farmers have received a welcome boost to their seasonal workforce with more than 200 Pacific workers starting on farms, thanks to a landmark...

Aussie farmers and businesses sign pact for better export

Australian farmers and businesses are set to benefit from better export opportunities with the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement between...

Springtime for Aussie passion fruit market

Aussies seem to love their passion fruit. If the data from 2019 is scrutinized, then it may be discovered that over 4,743 tonnes of...

Victoria and Tasmania sign landmark deal on farm workers

In a landmark agreement, Victoria and Tasmania have agreed to a new arrangement to return Australians and seasonal workers that will see Victoria’s farms...

Pearing up

With a production of over 100,000 tonnes a year, the fruit certainly brings with it a lot of pome and show As of June 2019,...