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Blake Reeve Wins APAL Industry Rising Star
Photo: APAL

Fruit eNews edition 198

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Thursday, 13 June 2024, 9.00am

In this edition
  • Blake Reeve Wins APAL Industry Rising Star
  • Export Accreditation for Protocol Markets workshops
  • Bass Strait Freight and Tas Freight Equalisation Scheme workshop
  • Navigating new labour laws workshops
  • Changes to minimum hours settings in the PALM scheme
  • Ag Minister makes funding announcements to boost export and trade
  • Horticulture's consumer data revolution unveiled
  • Australia's apple industry releases new offerings
  • Asia Fruit Logistica 2024 grower opportunities
  • BerryQuest International 2025 opportunities
  • Technology demo day
  • Sterile Codling Moths for Australian Apple & Pears webinar
  • Managing Dry Times events
  • Let’s Talk Disability workshops
  • Fair Work Ombudsman webinars
  • National Cherry Industry Conference
  • Thriving in Agriculture: Land, People & Profit Conference
  • APAL Short Course in Fruit Production
  • 2024 Annual Wage Review
  • Understanding a worker’s tax obligations in the PALM scheme
  • Free service to help Tasmanian small businesses tackle red tape
  • TIA Annual Highlights Report 2023
  • Fee Free TAFE
  • Telstra 3G network closure extension
  • Little Farms Singapore is coming to Hobart
  • Tasmanian Young Farmer of the Year Competition
  • Apply now for the Tasmanian Export Awards!
  • Advance your career with a women’s leadership scholarship

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R&R Smith harvest - Pacific Island Apple Picker

Fruit eNews edition 197

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Sunday, 2 June 2024, 2.00pm

In this edition
  • PALM scheme minimum work hours change more workable for growers
  • ACCC Supermarkets Inquiry - primary producer roundtables
  • Asia Fruit Logistica 2024 grower opportunities
  • Drought Resilience Impact Preparedness
  • Australian Food Industry Index
  • Sterile Codling Moths for Australian Apple & Pears webinar
  • Managing Dry Times events
  • CSIRO Conversations: The future of Australian farming systems
  • Business information sessions on new employer requirements
  • Fair Work Ombudsman webinars
  • National Cherry Industry Conference
  • It’s almost tax time - let’s talk record keeping
  • Expert interview series on Varroa
  • Freshcare Standards Review
  • Friends of RAW
  • Fruit Growers Tasmania in partnership with ANZ
  • Apply now for the Tasmanian Export Awards!
  • Nominations for the 2024 Australian Biosecurity Awards are now open!
  • Advance your career with a women’s leadership scholarship
  • Applications open for drought resilience innovators

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Berry harvest worker

Fruit eNews edition 196

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Friday, 24 May 2024, 2.00pm

In this edition
  • Skilled visa positions potentially under threat
  • Upcoming events
  • ACCC Supermarkets Inquiry - primary producer roundtables
  • Asia fruit Logistica 2024 grower opportunities
  • Harvest Trail Information Service loses funding
  • Federal Budget fails to fund Greater South East Irrigation Scheme
  • Applications open for the export of strawberries to Thailand
  • Applications for 2025 Nuffield Scholarships closing soon
  • It’s almost tax time - getting your deductions right
  • Hort Innovation surveys
  • APAL Orchard Census
  • Workshop: Realising value from fruit waste
  • Sterile Codling Moths for Australian Apple & Pears webinar
  • Business information sessions on new employer requirements
  • Hort Connections 2024
  • Fair Work Ombudsman webinars
  • National Cherry Industry Conference
  • RIC AgriStarter Loan webinar
  • National Transition to Management Program Varroa Mite webinars
  • Expression of Interest - Varroa Mite Management contract trainer
  • Nominations for the 2024 Australian Biosecurity Awards are now open!
  • APVMA to review industry fees and levies
  • Are you a berry farmer and interested in reducing Food Waste?

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Apple with codling moth larvae frass
Photo: TIA

Fruit eNews edition 195

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Friday, 10 May 2024, 2.00pm

In this edition:
  • Upcoming workshop: Sterile Codling Moths for Australian apples & pears
  • Upcoming events
  • Plant industries unite urging senators to reject Biosecurity Protection Levy
  • Digital Literacy Fireside chat for fruit growers
  • National Cherry Industry Conference
  • Asia Fruit Logistica 2024 grower opportunities
  • Consultation process on community management of irrigation schemes
  • Homegrown soil carbon – soil carbon basics
  • Understanding soils workshop
  • Senate Committee Report Findings from Retail Inquiry
  • Fruit Growers Tasmania in partnership with ANZ
  • Fair Work Ombudsman webinars
  • Lean Leadership program
  • Tasmanian Women in Agriculture 30th Anniversary Gathering
  • Nominations for the 2024 Australian Biosecurity Awards are now open
  • Berry grower views sought on food waste
  • Fresh insights on food safety survey
  • Hort Innovation 2024 Grower and Partner Survey
  • World Bee Day
  • Attract pollinators to your property
  • Bee Friendly Farming Webinar
  • Hort Connections 2024
  • Business information sessions on new employer requirements
  • Applications for 2025 Nuffield Scholarships closing soon

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AFL 2023

Fruit eNews edition 194

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Friday, 3 May 2024, 12.00pm

In this edition:
  • Asia fruit Logistica 2024 grower opportunities
  • $130 million Runway Upgrade Project to Unlock Trifecta of Opportunities
  • Digital Literacy Fireside chat for fruit growers
  • Twenty per cent off tickets to the APAL Industry Forum!
  • Ag Innovation Expo 2024
  • Blueberry rust research
  • Let’s Talk Disability workshops
  • Business information sessions on new employer requirements
  • Understanding soils workshop
  • Resilient Farming Tas workshops
  • National Cherry Industry Conference
  • Hort Connections 2024
  • ENABLE Leadership program
  • Lean Leadership program
  • Applications still open for 2025 Nuffield Scholarships
  • Farmer Survey to Shape Future Agricultural Projects
  • Varroa Research Strategy
  • Cherry Growers Survey
  • Food Supply Chain Discussion Paper
  • Fee Free TAFE
  • Helping Tasmania’s Produce Sector

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Blueberry Growers Field Day 18 April 2024

Fruit eNews edition 193

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Friday, 26 April 2024, 12.00pm

In this edition:
  • Blueberry Growers Field Day a great success
  • Managing blueberry rust in a cool climate 2024 Update
  • Small hive beetle response a success
  • Fruit Growers Tasmania in partnership with ANZ
  • Understanding soils workshop
  • 3G Shutdown Webinar
  • National Varroa Mite Management Program Webinar
  • Resilient Farming Tas workshops
  • National Cherry Industry Conference
  • Hort Connections 2024
  • Fair talk by Fair Farms
  • Consumer insights reveal opportunities for growth
  • Core skill occupations list - stakeholder survey
  • Fee Free TAFE
  • Last chance to apply for this year's Churchill Fellowships
  • Helping Tasmania’s Produce Sector

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Cherry and apple debrief 2024

Fruit eNews edition 192

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Monday, 22 April 2024, 9.00am

In this edition:
  • Apple Update and Cherry Season Debrief
  • National Cherry Industry Conference
  • Hort Connections 2024
  • Safe Bodies, Safe Minds Conference
  • Workplace Issues magazine is out now!
  • Have your Say on the 2024 Skills Insight Workforce Plan
  • Let’s Talk Disability workshops
  • Business information sessions on new employer requirements
  • Keep your eyes open to take the sting out of a new wasp threat
  • Emergency Plant Pest Response levy increase to fund the apple and pear industry share of Varroa response
  • Cherry Growers Survey
  • Farmer Survey to Shape Future Agricultural Projects
  • Applications open for 2025 Nuffield Scholarships
  • Churchill Fellowship applications closing soon
  • Trade Tasmania opportunities
  • World Bee Day
  • Freshcare Standards Review

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Picking blackberries

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
Photo: Fruit Growers Tasmania

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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