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25-05-2018

Murray Valley Regional Forum gives local growers latest info

More than fifty people attended the Citrus Australia Regional Forum – Murray Valley at the Dareton Agricultural Research Station.

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25-05-2018

Brooklyn Park fruit fly quarantine lifted

The Brooklyn Park fruit fly quarantine area in South Australia has been lifted, following the successful eradication programme for an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly in the area.

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25-05-2018

Industry revamps its consumer ‘Veggycation’ tool

The Australian vegetable industry has released its new-look, easy-to-use online education tool Veggycation – for vegetable growers, health professionals and the wider public that showcases the nutritional benefits of different vegetables and explains the optimal methods to store, prepare and cook them.

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25-05-2018

Fighting to save Australia’s bananas

Australia is in the midst of a battle against an insidious enemy, spreading unseen through the soils of its tropical crop-lands. The cost of losing this fight could mean the end of one of the country’s most successful rural industries—bananas.

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25-05-2018

Food safety highlights latest NZ Total Diet Study

New Zealand Food Safety (a unit of the Ministry for Primary Industries) has published the results for the 2016 New Zealand Total Diet Study (TDS), which shows the food New Zealanders eat has a high level of safety in regard to chemical hazards which might be present in the food supply.

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24-05-2018

East Kimberley community urged to support citrus response

Residents in Kununurra and Wyndham are being urged to support Western Australia’s citrus industry and help stop the spread of citrus canker disease, which was detected in the region, last week.

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24-05-2018

Manuka honey research published in int’l science journal

Research undertaken and led by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to develop a scientifically robust definition for manuka honey has just been published in a leading international scientific journal.

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24-05-2018

Upskilling the apple of Aussie industry’s eye

Four people from across Australia’s apple and pear industry are participating in a Masterclass in Horticultural Business as they prepare themselves for a strategic future.

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24-05-2018

Central Otago Young Fruit Grower comp heats up

Six of Central Otago’s young fruit growers will face off in the Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition in Cromwell on Friday, 25 May.

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24-05-2018

WildFlowers Australia floristry competition

Certificate III Floristry students from TAFE and private floristry colleges which are registered training organisations (RTOs) across Australia are invited to participate in the 2018 WildFlowers Australia National Student Floristry Competition.

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