All posts tagged "Australia"

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    Biosecurity Australia tries to find origin of Citrus canker outbreak

    FEDERAL biosecurity staff are yet to pinpoint the source of a spreading outbreak of citrus canker first...

  • Fresh Connections China

    Changes in free trade agreements around the world could mean new opportunities for global suppliers into Asia – especially China. If you are a supplier from North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and other major exporting regions, pencil in PMA’s Fresh Connections: China on your schedule, obtain your VISA...

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    The Australian Food and Grocery Council explained

    The AFGC is an industry association which represents the manufacturers and suppliers behind Australia’s food, beverage, and...

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    Australia Apples are next in line for market access negotiations with China

    Apples are next in line for market access negotiations with China, the Federal Government confirmed this week....

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    Australian agriculture is very ambitious about future exports

    Award winning Cowra farmer Ed Fagan has welcomed the Australia horticulture industry’s historic trade push that aims to grow exports significantly by 2025. The industry is targeting massive spikes in the exports of vegetables, cherries and almonds and a new focus on the export of fresh strawberries. A new brand to help market Australia’s highly sought-after produce...

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    Saving money in your orchard by eliminating the need for ladders

    APAL has focused on productivity and mechanisation to improve labour efficiency and hence profitability of Australian orchard businesses. These strategies, although very effective, are capital intensive and increase fixed capital costs. The industry needs to challenge this paradigm with alternative strategies to ensure Australia’s orchards are globally competitive in the future. ustralia is,...

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    Australian Batlow Apples converts to company and gets cash injection by Ausfarm

    Batlow Apples has voted to secure its financial future with members unanimously voting in favour of a...

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    When will robots take over the apple harvest? Now

    Roughly $4 billion worth of apples are harvested in the U.S. each year. Startup Abundant Robotics hopes to suck up some of it with a machine that vacuums ripe fruit off the tree. Today apple orchards rely on people to pick their crops. Dan Steere, cofounder and CEO of Abundant, says recent...

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    Vegetable and sugarcane crop in the path of cyclone Debbie

    SOME vegetable prices could rise in the wake of Cyclone Debbie, which is due to hit one...

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    Avocados are the hot item in Australia

    WA’s avocado haul could more than triple within five years as growers look to cash in on the popularity of the super food — particularly among inner-city types opting for avocado smash at the expense of real estate. Manjimup’s Advance Packing and Marketing Services managing director Jennie Franceschi said based on the...

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