Activities in this area aim to help new growers develop the knowledge and skills needed to manage agrifood export risks, and to help existing growers improve their skills. These activities aim to help new and existing exporters understand and navigate government requirements including export accreditations, freight requirements, export permits, product inspections, mandatory phytosanitary treatments, QA requirements. Activities include workshops, webinar sessions, field days and development of online support materials.
Protocol Market Accreditation Applications - Open for 2022-23
To find out more about the application for accreditation for protocol markets:
Application for accreditation for protocol markets - Cherries
Application for accreditation for protocol markets - Apples Application for accreditation for protocol markets - Summerfruit
Crop monitor training
Online crop monitor training for cherries and apples is now open via the Tocal College online eLearning hub Crop monitoring training must be completed by 5 August 2022.
Details on upcoming events are listed in our events section and advertised in our weekly industry newsletter, Fruit eNews.
Previous project activities
FGT in conjunction with Story and Brand ran a series of workshops in May-June 2022 on Unlocking Value and Sales in the fresh produce industry. Topics included:
- Understanding the retail and consumer landscape
- Understanding export markets
- Post-harvest management of produce
- Maintaining quality beyond the farm gate
- Knowing your customer
- Developing your brand story
- Pitching to customers
- Marketing to consumers and customers
If you would like access to the video presentations and associated worksheets please contact Kate Dickinson at Kate@fruitgrowerstas.org.au