All posts tagged "Australia"

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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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    Australian Agriculture is booming

    The world is going nuts for Australian farm produce as overseas markets clamour for locally grown nuts such as almonds and macadamias as well as agricultural stalwarts such as beef, lamb, wool and cotton. The value of Australian farm production is forecast to surge by 8.3 per cent this financial year to a massive...

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    For the first time in history fruit and vegetable exports from Vietnam bigger than Rice

    Export turnover of fruits and vegetables has exceeded that of rice for the first time, Agriculture and...

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    Can you make money growing vegetables in containers?

    Shipping containers could bring farming to the heart of the city as hydroponics and mobile phone apps...

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