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Qld growers showcase Honey Murcotts in Thailand

A recent event launching Australian Honey Murcotts has sweetened trade with Thailand.

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Dolan new NZPPI CEO

Matthew Dolan has been appointed of NZPPI new Chief Executive Officer.

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2017 Tohu Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc wins gold

Tohu Single Vineyard Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017, produced by Maori food and drinks company Kono, has won gold at the 2017 New World Wine Awards.

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SA’s grain crop estimate revised upwards

South Australia's 2017-18 estimated grain harvest has been revised upwards to 6.7 million tonnes, from an earlier prediction of 6.4 million tonnes, with an estimated farm gate value of $1.7 billion.

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Management plan for potato bacteria

Western Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development reported that it is working with the State’s horticulture industries to manage the Dickeya dianthicola bacteria, following a national decision that it cannot be eradicated.

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Global programme seeks to contain serious threat to world’s bananas

A fungus poses major risks to the world's banana production and could cause vast commercial losses and even greater damage to the livelihoods of the 400 million people who rely on the world's most traded fruit as a staple food or source of income.

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Fruit Fly Council update

Last week HortNZ, along with fruit fly operational agreement signatories, attended the Fruit Fly Council meeting, which is now getting down to delivery of the strategy and objectives.

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