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Conference exhibitors

Winter Conference 2019 will feature exhibitor displays from industry suppliers, service providers, and government partners.

Exhibitors will be present throughout the event to answer queries, discuss product and service options, and outline new product options.

Platinum sponsor


Hort Innovation Australia

As the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australia's horticulture industry, Hort Innovation’s primary function is creating value for horticulture growers and those across the horticulture supply chain. 

Each year, we invest more than $100 million in R&D, marketing and trade programs on behalf of industry. Through these investments, we are working to improve the productivity, farm gate profitability and global competitiveness of specific industries, and Australian horticulture as a whole. You can learn more about our investment activities here.

While the investment decisions we make are deliberate, considered and evidence-based, innovation sits at the heart of what we do to make big gains. Visit Hort Innovation.

Gold sponsor



Visy & Glama Pak offer a broad range of services to small, medium or large businesses that require branded packaging, corrugated diecut packaging, folding cartons, point of sale displays and other products. Visit Visy. Visit Glama Pak.

Industry awards dinner sponsor


Serve-Ag Pty. Ltd.

Serve-Ag creates prosperity in agriculture and related industries through our people, agricultural technology, innovation and leadership. Our vision is to be recognised as a leader in our field and to be regarded by our agribusiness clients as delivering good value and easy to do business with. Visit Serve-Ag.

Field day sponsor


Favco QLD

Favco is a privately owned family business that was established in July 1999 as a joint venture between two experienced fruit and vegetable industry families. Since then, we have developed a reputation for providing fresh, healthy, best tasting, highest quality fruit and vegetables to our customers in Australia and across the globe. Visit Favco QLD.

Silver sponsors


Organic Crop Protectants

OCP have been proudly operating in Australia since 1991. We are a leading manufacturer and distributor of crop protection and nutritional products for growers who are focused on Integrated Pest & Disease Management and improving the health of their soils. Visit OCP.


Rabobank are one of the world’s largest rural lenders. Founded in 1898 by farmers looking to support each other’s businesses and give rural communities access to fair financing, Rabobank’s mission is to create value for their clients, employees and the rural communities where they work. Visit Rabobank.


Steritech is the most prominent and trusted contract sterilisation and decontamination processor in the Asia-Pacific region, and one of the largest worldwide. Steritech are committed to helping their clients grow their business in a world where borders are no longer barriers to trading. Steritech offer clients more opportunity to expand their business on a global scale using Steritech's resources and technology. Visit Steritech.

Bronze sponsors


Colin Campbell Chemicals

Colin Campbell (Chemicals) is one of Australia’s leading supplier of crop protection products and postharvest treatments for horticulture and recreational turf. Colin Campbell Chemical's products provide solutions to all orchard fruit, vegetables, grapevines and recreational turf and supply Australia's home garden market with a few niche products. Visit Colin Campbell (Chemicals).

MADEC & National Harvest Trail

MADEC is a successful not for profit and charitable organisation, with a proud 50 year history of providing relief to people experiencing poverty or distress. The National Harvest Trail links job seekers with harvest jobs Australia wide. It’s a great way for people to travel around Australia at their own pace while working and earning money. Visit MADEC. Visit National Harvest Trail.

TP Jones & Co.

TP Jones & Co has established itself as one of the premier rural retailers in the state. TP Jones & Co are members of Combined Rural Traders (CRT), Australia’s largest independent buying group. Established in 1985, TP Jones & Co. are conveniently located at Youngtown in Launceston, Longford, Latrobe and Tas Ag Services in Campbell Town. Visit TP Jones & Co.

Orora Packaging Solutions

Orora are your total packaging solutions specialists. Orora work closely with our customers to provide an extensive range of tailored packaging solutions and displays. Visit Orora.

Strategic Partners


Biosecurity Tasmania

DPIPWE’s Biosecurity Tasmania is responsible for leading the biosecurity effort in Tasmania in partnership with the community and industry. Visit Biosecurity Tasmania.

Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) is a research institute at the University of Tasmania specialising in impact-driven research to support prosperous, innovative and sustainable agriculture and food sectors, and a healthy bioeconomy that supports communities. Visit TIA.

Other Exhibitors



Ryset (Aust) specializes in the manufacture and wholesale distribution of tools and equipment for the Australian horticulture industry. Ryset’s objective is to provide a broad range of quality, specialized tools for use in vineyards, orchards, and nurseries. Visit Ryset.

Roberts Ltd.

Roberts has extensive interest in agronomy, irrigation, rural merchandise, rural finance, insurance, wool and livestock agency, as well as real estate. With over 350 staff, 15 outlets and 17 real estate offices, Roberts is a significant operation with a strong community focus and prominent corporate presence. Visit Roberts Ltd.

Westfarmers Insurance

Simply put, Westfarmers Insurance (WFI) are good people to know. For WFI, it’s all about the personal touch and getting to know their clients by being part of the community, so they understand the things that are important to you and why you need safeguarding. Visit WFI.

Bayer Crop Science Australia

Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time. Visit Bayer Crop Science Australia.

Plant & Food Research Australia Pty. Ltd.

Plant & Food Research Australia (PFRA) is an integrated science company providing R&D services to add value to fruit, vegetable, crop and food products including including elite cultivar development, sustainable production systems and bioprotection. PFRA's science in key areas supports the production of high quality produce that commands a premium in international markets, while our research into food science and the consumer drives development of novel functional foods that offer benefits to human health and wellbeing. Visit Plant and Food Research Australia Pty. Ltd..

Sumitomo Chemical Australia

Sumitomo Chemical Australia develops, registers and markets products for agrosolutions, household insect control, environmental health and professional pest control for use in Australia and New Zealand with particular focus on horticulture. Visit Sumitomo Chemical Australia.


Agrian help farmers and those who serve them demystify the complexities of modern farming, arming ag’s decision makers with the information they need, through Agrian’s innovative, easy-to-use data and information-sharing solutions. Visit Agrian.

SWAN Systems

SWAN Systems is a cost effective decision support system that enables irrigators to optimise and manage water and nutrient application. Visit SWAN Systems.

Ausco Modular

Ausco Modular is Australia’s leading transportable hire and modular construction company. If it’s a deconstructable permanent solution you need, we have the in-house expertise to manage the design, manufacturing and construction of modular buildings suitable for a wide range of applications. Visit Ausco Modular.

Jackson Motor Company

Jackson Motor Company (JMC) is Tasmania’s leading automotive dealer network, stocking a diverse range of new and used vehicles around the state. Your purchase experience with us extends beyond the vehicle – we pride ourselves on finding the right car for your lifestyle and making the process easy and enjoyable. Visit JMC.

AGCO Australia Ltd.

AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions. No other agricultural company in the world offers a more comprehensive range of machines and equipment. AGCO's brands are respected, experienced and diverse, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra. Visit AGCO.


Biopac offers a complete range of cutting edge technologies that extend freshness and quality, increase sales and reduce global food waste. Maintaining fresh produce in optimal conditions translates into an increase in profits and reduced wastage throughout the distribution chain. Visit Biopac.

Seals HQ

Seals HQ aims to be a leading supplier of tamper evident, tamper resistant and high-security loss prevention seals to our customers across a wide range of industries. We have more than 20 years of experience in the security seals and tamper evident industry. Visit Seals HQ.