Australian Fruitgrower magazine is the leading publication providing apple and pear growers and the broader industry in Australia with industry news, technical information and specialist articles – it is published every two months. All articles and the full pdf of the magazine are also published online and are available for everyone to read and share. Hard copies are available to APAL members and by special request through contacting APAL. Get more information on contributing articles and advertising in Australian Fruitgrower. Australian Fruitgrower is partly funded by Horticulture Innovation Australia Ltd using the apple and pear industry levy funds from growers and matching funds from the Australian Government.
Australian Fruitgrower encourages contributions of articles for publication on topics covering industry news, orchard and fruit production management, research and development, trade and production, markets and marketing, events and any other helpful information for apple and pear growers. If you would like to contribute an article to Australian Fruitgrower please contact our editor. Deadlines for submissions for 2016 editions are as follows:
- Feb/Mar 2016: 11 Jan 2016
- Apr/May 2016: 7 Mar 2016
- Jun/Jul 2016: 9 May 2016
- Aug/Sep 2016: 11 Jul 2016
- Oct/Nov 2016: 12 Sep 2016
- Dec 2016/Jan 2017: 7 Nov 2016
Australian Fruitgrower is distributed to around 900 contacts Australia-wide including commercial apple and pear growers and others involved in the pome fruit industry including agronomists, extension officers, scientists, and companies providing services and products across the entire industry supply chain. If you want to reach someone in the pome fruit industry Australian Fruitgrower can help you reach them. If you would like to advertise please contact our advertising manager Max Hyde of Hyde Media on 0408 558 938 or email@example.com or take a look at the Australian Fruitgrower Media Kit 2016 for all the rates and deadlines.
In the June/July issue of Australian Fruitgrower we head to Queensland to learn about Kalei apples; find out more about the 2016 National Horticulture Convention events; look at orchard redevelopment; discover some opportunities for Australian pome [...]
In the April/May issue of Australian Fruitgrower we visit Plunkett Orchards; feature the 2016 National Horticulture Convention events; look at post-harvest management; learn about APAL's Pink LadyTM business; and more! Download the April / May 2016 edition [...]
In the February/March issue of Australian Fruitgrower we chat with Marcus Oldham scholarship recipient Thomas Griggs about his last 12 months studying; review APAL's marketing activity and meet the new marketing team at Hort Innovation; [...]
The December/January issue of Australian Fruitgrower explores the benefits of netting an orchard; shares exciting news for another series of Future Orchards walks and Focus Orchards trials; announces APAL's involvement in the 2016 National Horticulture [...]
The November issue of Australian Fruitgrower offers an insight into the new marketing activities APAL is undertaking; AgFirst show us how effective thinning can ensure higher orchard performance; we hear about the success of Tasmanian [...]
The October issue of Australian Fruitgrower offers an insight into the Asiafruit Congress and Asia Fruit Logistica events; AgFirst share some tips on perfecting orchard nutrient balance; results of a netting trial in WA show water-use [...]