- Production Manager
- Assistant Professor - Controlled Environments Entomologist
- Technical Development Specialist | Horticulture | France
- Director of Business Development | Middle East | Agtech
- Farm/Production Manager; Berlin (m/w/d)
- Trader Asian Market
- Avocado Growing Manager - Kenya
- Sales Manager for Nordic countries (H/F)
- Trader - Buyer Zachtfruit en Exoten
- Senior Breeder
Top 5 -yesterday
- Citrus, avocado and grape importer announces new warehouse expansion
- More flooding expected in Orange River region
- New cherry varieties shows promise to make Chilean season even earlier
- "We want to minimize the impact of chilling damage on avocado quality"
- Demand for pomegranates triples at Christmas
Top 5 -last week
- Growing potatoes 'in thin air' could increase profits up to 20 percent
- More early South African grapes kept locally
- Early stonefruit, perhaps early grapes as well
- “You don’t only have to be knowledgeable about the crop, but you also have to know how to work with others"
- Central Otago cherry growers expect record volumes of fruit this season
Top 5 -last month
Leanne Donaldson welcomed as new Queensland Ag Minister
Chief Executive Officer, Pat Hannan, said he was pleased to see a Member of Parliament from such an important horticultural region as Bundaberg elevated to the Cabinet.
“The Bundaberg region is an important food bowl growing a wide range of fruit, vegetables, nuts, herbs and spices with a farm gate value of more than $500 million a year grown on some 16,500 ha. The industry is worth more than $1 billion to the local economy and is an important employer.
“Growcom is excited that Ms Donaldson, who has had the experience of representing such a major horticultural region in Parliament, will now have the opportunity to promote to Government the importance of the entire industry here in Queensland which is worth more than $2.75 billion farm gate value annually to the Queensland economy.
“We look forward to meeting Ms Donaldson at the earliest opportunity and discussing the major issues in our industry, including labour access, the rising input costs for labour, packaging, transportation and power; the challenges posed by biosecurity threats such as Panama disease and Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus; and the opportunities for managing farm business risk better in the face of recurrent natural disasters.
“We also look forward to working with the new Agriculture Minister and briefing her on Growcom’s very important and proactive role in production horticulture in helping to address best management practice and environmental issues through such self-regulatory programs as Hort360; delivering needed business training through our Women in Horticulture program; and promoting agricultural careers to young people through our Ag Inspiration program.”
Mr Hannan thanked outgoing Minister, the Hon. Bill Byrne for his engagement and support during his term and wished him well in his new portfolio as Police Minister.
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