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Fruit eNews edition 191

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Friday, 12 April 2024, 9.00am

In this edition:
  • Tasmanian Berry Industry Development Officer position
  • Interim Report on the Food and Grocery Code Review released
  • Blueberry Growers Field Day
  • Hort Connections 2024
  • APAL Industry Forum speakers announced
  • National Cherry Industry Conference
  • Ag innovation day 2024
  • Tasmanian drought relief
  • Survey into production/shipping costs and selling prices
  • Nutrien Ag Solutions invests $2.8m in regional communities
  • Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program
  • ENABLE Leadership program
  • National Lean Leaders Program
  • Free micro credential courses for PALM workers
  • Fee Free TAFE
  • Mental Health First Aid Course
  • Resilient Farming Tas
  • On Farm Connectivity Program webinar
  • Churchill Fellowship applications still open
  • Fruit and water testing services

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Bee Group

Fruit eNews edition 190

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Monday, 8 April 2024, 9.00am

In this edition:
  • Associate Members – a big thanks!
  • Tasmania’s apple harvest is underway, with bumper crops expected and a new apple variety
  • Can do rises from ashes
  • Cherry Debrief and Apple update for Season 2023-24
  • Blueberry Growers Field Day
  • Grove Heritage Pome Fruit Collection Insurance Population Project
  • APAL Short Course in Fruit Production
  • Apples All Year Round
  • Tasmanian drought relief
  • Varroa mite emergency response
  • Australian horticulture eyes Indian market
  • Hort Connections 2024 Grower Funding
  • Cherry Industry Awards for Excellence return
  • Final Cherries Traceability Report now available
  • Agritourism Accelerator Program
  • Ag innovation day 2024
  • Fair Work Ombudsman webinars
  • Latest agrichemical information available now

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Apple Harvest
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Fruit eNews edition 189

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Thursday, 28 March 2024, 4.00pm

In this edition:
  • Tasmanian apple season in full swing
  • Cherry Debrief and Apple update for Season 2023-24
  • Blueberry Growers Field Day
  • Tasmanian drought relief
  • Hort Connections 2024 grower funding
  • Berry IDO visits Queensland growers
  • APAL partners with Montague to develop pilot education program
  • Fair Talk by Fair Farms
  • Two-day Retail Negotiation Skills Workshop
  • Release of 2024 edition of the Plant Biosecurity Manual Tasmania
  • Bee Pest Blitz
  • Fee Free TAFE
  • Order your Export Tape
  • Churchill Fellowship applications are open
  • Applications open for 2025 Nuffield Scholarships
  • National Cherry End of Season Webinar
  • Business information sessions on new employer requirements

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Apples

Fruit eNews edition 188

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Friday, 22 March 2024, 9.00am

In this edition:
  • Grove Heritage Pome Fruit Collection Insurance Population Project
  • Cherry Debrief and Apple update for Season 2023-24
  • Blueberry Growers Field Day
  • Order your Export Tape
  • Share your story about dealing with the supermarkets
  • Autonomous vehicle for sustainable orchard production now available from Croplands
  • New website for AgPick
  • Drought Relief Extended Statewide
  • Snapshot of Australian Agriculture 2024
  • Ag innovation day 2024
  • National Cherry Industry Conference 2024
  • Optimising crop load management strategies
  • Calling Tassie food producers
  • 2024 Horticulture Awards for Excellence

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Hillwood tunnels

Fruit eNews edition 187

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Friday, 15 March 2024, 9.00am

In this edition:
  • Labor Puts Tasmania’s Best Fruit Forward
  • Cherry Debrief and Apple update for Season 2023-24
  • Blueberry Growers Field Day
  • European hothouse design delivers blackberry powerhouse for Tasmanian Berries
  • Invite to industry for Bravo® & Soluna® Strategy
  • National Biosecurity Strategy Implementation Plan launches
  • Order your Export Tape
  • Fruit and water testing services
  • $1.6 million for Nuffield scholarships with a focus on drought resilience
  • Rebates to improve digital connectivity for farmers
  • Raspberry and Blackberry Integrated Pest Management newsletter
  • Access the latest SARP report for the berry industry
  • Nominations open for 2024 APAL Awards for Excellence
  • Introducing the Pest and Disease Management project
  • Fair Talk by Fair Farms
  • Hort Connections 2024
  • Fair Work Ombudsman webinars
  • Food Supply Study
  • Cultural competency requirements under the PALM scheme deed and guidelines

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Strawberry webinar Feb 2024

Fruit eNews edition 186

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Monday, 11 March 2024, 9.00am

In this edition:
  • Webinar - Strawberry nursery trayplug plant quality
  • Liberals 2030 Strong Plan for Agriculture - A Step in the Right Direction
  • Profile: Bloobs Blueberries
  • Fruit and water testing services
  • Tasmanian Seasonal Produce Guide
  • ServeAg Post Harvest Field Day
  • Ag innovation day 2024
  • NFFC Think Tank Webinars
  • National cherry season wrap up webinar
  • APAL Industry Forum and Awards for Excellence 2024
  • Plant Health Australia training
  • National Cherry Industry Conference 2024
  • National Soil Survey
  • Australian fresh produce industry delegation focussed on growing relationships with Japan
  • Horticulture Awards for Excellence
  • Introducing the Building Sustainable Soils project
  • Share your story about dealing with the supermarkets
  • Applications open for 2025 Nuffield Scholarships
  • Women & Leadership Australia scholarships
  • Agri-Development Scholarship Available

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Tax cuts
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Fruit eNews edition 185

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Saturday, 2 March 2024, 9.00am

In this edition:
  • A Competitive Payroll Tax Leads The Tasmanian Fruit Industry’s Election Requests
  • Fruit and water testing services
  • Tasmanian Seasonal Produce Guide
  • Order your Export Tape
  • Later Chinese New Year worked out perfectly for Tassie grower
  • Hort Innovation led cherry promotional campaigns
  • National cherry season wrap up webinar
  • Churchill Fellowship applications now open
  • Diversifying Disability Employment Awareness Training
  • Introduction to the Pergola Training System for Cherries
  • Introducing the Optimising apple production systems project
  • APAL Short Course in Fruit Production
  • Hort Connections 2024
  • Two-day Retail Negotiation Skills Workshop
  • Leadership Scholarships for Women in Farming
  • National Agriculture Market Intelligence Hub closed
  • Rabobank business programs
  • RegTech Impact Survey for Grower Businesses

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Fruit eNews edition 184

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Monday, 26 February 2024, 9.00am

In this edition:
  • State election opportunities
  • Strawberry nursery tray plant quality and establishment webinar
  • Fruit and water testing
  • Tasmanian Seasonal Produce Guide
  • Export Tape
  • Cherry Field Day
  • Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Round 2
  • Introducing the Building sustainable soils project
  • Four Corners: Super Power - The cost of living with Coles and Woolworths
  • Have your say on the Food and Grocery Code
  • Horticulture Awards for Excellence
  • Resilient Farming Tas & Climate Risk in Practice workshop
  • Tamar Irrigation Scheme
  • Amendment of Import Requirement 2 for Mangoes
  • Fair Talk by Fair Farms
  • Cherry Traceability Pilot project
  • Farm Access Code of Conduct
  • Export Fundamentals for Australian Fruit & Vegetable Growers

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Strwaberry tunnels

Fruit eNews edition 183

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Monday, 19 February 2024, 9.00am

In this edition:
  • Strawberry nursery tray plant quality and establishment webinar
  • Tasmanian Seasonal Produce Guide
  • Export Tape
  • Fruit and water testing forms
  • Applications open for third round of the Traceability Grants Program
  • Learn why Aussie agriculture needs bees
  • Hort Innovation Grower and Partner Survey results
  • Hort Connections 2024
  • Nominations open for 2024 APAL Awards for Excellence
  • Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Round 2
  • Leadership Scholarships for Women in Farming
  • National Fruit Fly Council membership
  • A new home for TIA in North West Tasmania
  • Fair Farms webinar
  • Master your tax and super obligations
  • National Management Group Communiqué: Varroa destructor
  • International Fresh Produce Association A-NZ Produce Executive Program
  • Rainbow Lorikeets

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Blueberry promo lights

Fruit eNews edition 182

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Saturday, 10 February 2024, 9.00am

In this edition:
  • Shining a light on Tasmanian Blueberries
  • Strawberry nursery tray plant quality and establishment webinar
  • Tasmanian Seasonal Produce Guide
  • Order your Export Tape
  • Updated Fruit and water testing forms
  • Latest Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook released
  • Australian Cherry Industry Conference registrations open
  • Tasmania is fruit fly free, help to keep it that way!
  • Does orchard floor management improve soil health?
  • Help shape regional drought planning in Tasmania
  • Australian growers band together to boost the whole berry basket
  • Australian levy-funded apples marketing campaign reached new audiences
  • Drought Loan Information Webinar
  • Hort Connections funding available
  • Drop-in Day for the Tamar Irrigation Scheme
  • 26TEN Workplace Grants
  • National Fruit Fly Council membership
  • National Mid-Season Cherry Webinar
  • Beyond Blue’s NewAccess for Small Business Owners
  • Narrow Orchard Systems for Future Climates survey
  • Rabobank business programs
  • New Chair of the Australian Fresh Produce Alliance

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