Peak body calls for transparency in horticultural industry

Farmers say they would like more transparency and real time reporting for fruit and vegetable prices.

Peak representative body Growcom has called for a focus on improving transparency through all stages of the fruit and vegetable growing industry a review of the Horticultural Code of Conduct. Providing farmers with real time price information is outlined as a major priority to ensure that famers … [Read more...]

Horizon holds horticultural opportunities for local producers

The jujube, also known as the red date of Chinese date is a small fruit originating from China that is said to have health benefits.

A free seminar is being hosted by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries in Goondiwindi today, to discuss new opportunities for business diversification for local producers in the Balonne and Border Rivers regions. The meeting will encourage growers to capitalise on the export market … [Read more...]