Table grape growth ripe for Northern Australia

May 29, 2023 | 2 min read
The University of Western Australia (UWA) has launched a four-year research mission to make table grapes one of the most valuable fruit crops in Northern Australia.

Additional raw sugar access into the US

May 27, 2023 | 3 min read
On 13 March 2023, the Office of the US Trade Representative announced the reallocation of unused quotas under their imported raw sugar tariff-rate quota (TRQ). Australia was allocated an additional 24,479 tonnes (11% of the unused quota balance).

Research explores wider fungicide effectiveness

May 26, 2023 | 2 min read
Independent field research is set to continue into the wider effectiveness of key fungicides against various disease complexes in macadamias.

2023 sugar price a once in a generation windfall

May 25, 2023 | 3 min read
Queensland’s 2023 sugarcane crush upon us and once again growers are heading into harvest with a sense of trepidation and optimism.

Biostimulants boost tropical tree crops

May 23, 2023 | 4 min read
The role of biostimulants in providing nutrition to tropical crops is increasing each season in Queensland thanks to the ever-evolving biostimulant fertiliser range by De Sangosse Australia, under the guidance of regional manager Ben Itzstein.

Control Navua sedge with Ubeniq Rinskor

Sept. 10, 2022 | 4 min read
The last decade has seen a major issue with the introduced weed Navua sedge (Cyperus aromaticus) for graziers in wet, tropical regions of northern Queensland.

Serpentine leafminer detected in SE Queensland

Nov. 25, 2020 | 2 min read
Serpentine leafminer has been found in a commercial vegetable crop in the Fassifern Valley

Potential to expand horticultural industries in Northern Australia

Oct. 1, 2020 | 1 min read
Northern Australia has long been regarded as an important gateway to the Asian market. However, due to Australia’s focus on supplying the domestic market, horticultural industries in the region have yet to take full advantage of international market opportunities.

Economists develop online tool for sugar cane growers

April 24, 2020 | 1 min read
Agricultural economists at the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries have developed a new online tool that helps sugarcane growers to measure farm profitability and planning.

New tool for sugarcane farmers

Feb. 2, 2020 | 3 min read
Sugarcane farmers in far north Queensland have a new app by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, that will help them manage fertiliser use and reduce nitrogen runoff onto the Great Barrier Reef.

Integrated management approaches to combat plant virus diseases

Oct. 8, 2019 | 2 min read
Investigations by The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Institute of Agriculture and Washington State University (WSU) in the USA have concluded that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to management of plant viral diseases.

New projects tap the pulse of northern Australia

Sept. 23, 2019 | 2 min read
More than $4.5 million dollars in investment will support the development of a northern Australian broadacre cropping industry.

New projects tap the cropping potential of northern Australia

Aug. 30, 2019 | 2 min read
Projects to focus on developing commercial-scale trials of oilseeds, pulses, cereals and forage crops in northern Australia.

Elders strengthening horticulture investments in technical services

July 10, 2019 | 2 min read
Building on its position in Australian horticulture was one of the aims for iconic agribusiness Elders at this year's Hort Connections.