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Fruit Growers Seek Sensible Commitments From Political Parties

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 3.00pm

Fruit Growers Tasmania has released the election commitments it has sought from the parties contesting the Federal Election.

Tasmania’s fruit industry has to overcome a range of challenges, and those challenges have been highlighted to FGT by growers and exporters. That is why Fruit Growers Tasmania is seeking a range of commitments to policy and support this federal election.

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Future of agriculture on display at 2022 Ag Innovation Expo

2022 Ag Innovation Expo | Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 11.10am

Fruit Growers Tasmania was pleased to represent our industry at the 2022 Ag Innovation Expo, one of the biggest events on the Tasmanian Agriculture calendar was held at Hagley Farm School on Thursday 28 April 2022. The event was a cooperative forum for the promotion, recognition and ongoing development of all sectors of Tasmania’s agricultural, forestry, food and related industries.

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Protected Cropping Australia 2022 Conference

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 11.00am

FGT Berry Industry Development Officer Mark Salter attended the Protected Cropping Australia 2022 Conference, held between 28-31 March at Coffs Harbour. The conference was well attended although the delegate numbers were slightly down because of weather and COVID.

Mark also attended some farm visits where he saw established pack houses and leading irrigation and fertigation technologies.

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