AUSVEG awarded grant to develop Vegetable Exporter Business Training program

Training will give horticulture growers the business skills they need to increase the efficiency of their exports to more world markets. A $41,617 grant, for the PASE program, will help horticulture growers get the most out of their exports and boost their business skills by providing access to a tailored exporter training program. It is […]

Methane gas research has landed SCU $364,850 in funding

A project aimed at exploring the role trees play in releasing methane from soils to the atmosphere has received $364,850 in Australian Research Council Discovery funding. The collaborative project titled ‘Tree-mediated methane fluxes: A new frontier in the global carbon cycle’, includes leading researchers from Southern Cross University, University of Melbourne, Monash University and Western […]

Government releases list of unwanted environmental pests, weeds and diseases

It’s the best seller for 2020, the National Priority List of Exotic Environmental Pests, Weeds and Diseases. Released this month, the list finally delivers on a recommendation of the 2017 review of Australia’s biosecurity system. The federal government says the list will be used to prioritise national actions to help prevent the entry, establishment and […]

NASAA Organic appoints a new Chairperson and Director to the Board

NASAA Organic General Manager, Alex Mitchell, said, ‘The Board welcomes Tim Marshall and Mark Anderson to the NASAA Organic Board, following our recent Annual General Meeting held on Friday 30 October, in South Australia. Tim and Mark bring additional experience and perspective to our skills based Board, joining the ongoing Directors, Phil Rowe, Phillip Sutherland […]

Growers and traders can contact Ombudsman to settle ongoing disputes

AUSVEG, the peak industry body for the Australian vegetable industry, has welcomed the establishment of a dispute resolution process under the Horticulture Code of Conduct. The process, established by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) and AUSVEG is encouraging growers and traders in the fruit and vegetable industry to contact the office […]