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Frozen vs. Fresh: What are Consumers Choosing?

If you choose frozen fruit and veggies over fresh, you may discover that you have a little extra money in your bank account after...

Veracruz Almonds Goes for Blockchain Traceability

Following the use of blockchain at their award-winning plantations in Idanha-a-Nova and Fundo, Portugal, Veracruz Almonds is leading the way in food traceability. This...

Gisborne Growers Attempt to Bring Local Bananas Home

As one drives across the country, one thing becomes clear: there's a lot of farmland in the country. Animals such as cows, sheep, deer,...

Exports in Turmoil Due to Lack of Equipment

Premium Fresh, a Tasmanian farmer, finished harvesting onions at the end of March. Jim Ertler, Managing Director, stated at the start of the year...

Rising Fertiliser Prices Shift Focus to Soil Health

As synthetic fertiliser costs continue to rise, farmers throughout the country are exploring for other alternatives. However, some farmers have abandoned chemical fertilisers in favour...

Aussie Dried Fruit Industry to be Fully Mechanised

Sultana and currant production has advanced significantly in recent decades, but there is still one aspect of the process that must be done by...

Genetically Modified Wheat Finally Approved for Sale

Although farmers cannot grow it, a new form of genetically engineered wheat has been allowed for sale in Australia for the first time. Trigall...

App Helps Australia Battle Stink Bug Pests

CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, is developing an app to help keep brown marmorated stink bugs out of the country, an invasive species that...

Tasmanian Beef Producers Attempt to Tackle Carbon Positive Farming

The red meat sector in Australia has set a lofty target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030. Sam and Steph Trethewey, graziers from Tasmania,...

Banana Growers Bank on Gut Health Theory

Carnarvon banana growers hope to apply the principle of excellent gut health to their land to produce healthier fruit. Carnarvon's Sweeter Banana Co-operative has...